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07 Nov 2019 AFAC19 research front and centre in Journal decision making, emergency management, planning An investigation of the psychosocial factors that influence cyclone mitigation behaviour in homeowners, Community volunteering and disaster recovery, The 2013 Forcett-Dunalley fire: A geospatial analysis of fire severity, smoke transport and emissions, Flood risk communication, Improving decision-making in complex multi-team environments, Tools supporting fire management in northern Australia
04 Nov 2019 Student research boosts sector emergency management, risk management Fragility and resilience of bridge structures subjected to extreme wave-induced loads , Impact of bushfire on water quality, Methods for background temperature estimation in the context of active fire detection, Sprinkler systems for the protection of buildings from wildfire, The impact of individual factors and operational organisational resources and demands on mental health outcomes, The post-disaster city: Urban crisis politics and social change in community led earthquake recovery
31 Oct 2019 Local governments learn from research decision making, emergency management, recovery Improving decision-making in complex multi-team environments
29 Oct 2019 Bushfire outlooks means you need to be prepared fire, fire impacts, fire weather
29 Oct 2019 Spotfires – a dynamic interaction fire, fire impacts, fire severity Fire coalescence and mass spotfire dynamics
29 Oct 2019 What happens when women thrive in fire emergency management, fire, fire impacts Coupled fire-atmosphere modelling
29 Oct 2019 Bushfire modelling boost communities, emergency management, fire Coupled fire-atmosphere modelling, Fire coalescence and mass spotfire dynamics
23 Oct 2019 Predictive services research spotlighted emergency management, forecasting, preparedness Improving flood forecast skill using remote sensing data, Fire coalescence and mass spotfire dynamics, Fire spread prediction across fuel types, Fire surveillance and hazard mapping, Improving land dryness measures and forecasts, Mapping bushfire hazard and impacts, Threshold conditions for extreme fire behaviour, Tools supporting fire management in northern Australia
18 Oct 2019 Your views on catastrophic disasters needed communities, emergency management Catastrophic and cascading events: planning and capability
15 Oct 2019 Building resilience to disaster damage decision making, infrastructure, vulnerability
10 Oct 2019 Inquiries housed in database emergency management, multi-hazard, policy Major post-event inquiries and reviews: review of recommendations
09 Oct 2019 New online - October 2019 emergency management, engineering, multi-hazard Mapping approaches to community engagement for preparedness in Australia, Productivity and effectiveness of suppression resources and tactics on large fires, Seismic retrofitting of RC beam-column joints using metallic haunch, Cost-effective mitigation strategy for building related earthquake risk, Enabling sustainable emergency volunteering, Enhancing resilience of critical road infrastructure, Fire spread prediction across fuel types, Improving decision-making in complex multi-team environments, Improving the resilience of existing housing to severe wind events, Mapping bushfire hazard and impacts, Optimising post-disaster recovery interventions in Australia, Threshold conditions for extreme fire behaviour, Tools supporting fire management in northern Australia, Urban planning for natural hazard mitigation