Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2019
What is the fire outlook across northern Australia for the bushfire season? The Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2019 has all the details.
Panel discussion and audience participation at the 12th Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference Canberra
The 12th Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference moved away from the usual conference model with a series of expert panels and audience participation exploring the impacts of the complex cascading scenario and asking the questions – do we have the best knowledge to deal with this, and if not, what knowledge do we need and where will it come from?
Dr Josh Whittaker and Dr Paula Dootson with CRC staff and end-users at EMPA 2019
CRC research is making an impact all around the country, and has recently been recognised in the Emergency Media and Public Affairs 2019 Awards for Excellence.
Experimental separated v-shaped fire conducted in the CSIRO Pyrotron. Photo: Andrew Sullivan, CSIRO
Hazard Note 61 details pioneering research that is developing the first, two-dimensional fire simulation model that can operate in faster than real time, while incorporating intrinsic, fire line dynamics.
: Prof Vivienne Tippett, Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Chair Dr Katherine Woodthorpe, Dr Katharine Haynes, AFAC CEO Stuart Ellis and Chair of the CRC Advisory Committee Kylie Sproston.
Australian lives are being saved by Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research, which was recognised with the Cooperative Research Centres Association’s premier award.
Photo: CFA
Emergency services have suspected that conflicting cues exist when warning messages are issued, but this is the first research to offer empirical evidence of the impact of conflicting cues and how they influence public behaviour in Australia.

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