Photo: Austockphoto
The Australian Disaster Resilience Index is the first national snapshot of disaster resilience to help governments, local organisations and emergency services improve their communities’ resilience to natural hazards.
Post-fire research being conducted. Photo: Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre welcomes today’s announcement from the Australian Government to continue funding natural hazards research in Australia by investing $88.1 million over the next 10 years.
A women hoses her roof while the Lindfield Park Road bushfire threatens. Photo: NSW Rural Fire Service
Share your bushfire experience. New research into the 2019/20 New South Wales bushfires needs your views. Find out more and register your interest.
Hobart prescribed burn, May 2013. Photo: Mike Rowe (CC BY-NC 2.0)
New research into the complexities of prescribed burning across varied landscapes and weather conditions is supporting the critical decisions on how and where to use fire to protect communities.
Benefits of the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC
Australian communities are greatly benefitting from eight years of research into the response, recovery and mitigation of natural hazards, an independent report finds.
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. Photo: CRC Association
Australian lives are being saved by Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research, which was recognised with the Cooperative Research Centres Association’s premier award.

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