The NSW Rural Fire Service and Tasmania Fire Service fighting the Tasmanian fires in early 2016. Photo: Mick Reynolds, NSW RFS
‘What if?’ scenario modelling by the CRC is helping government, planning authorities and emergency service agencies think through the costs and consequences of various options on preparing for major disasters on their infrastructure and natural environments and how these might change into the future.
Research Advisory Forum 2014 at the National Wine Centre, Adelaide.
You are invited to a part of a special event in the life of the CRC – a showcase of our research achievements 2013 to 2017, in Adelaide on 4-5 July 2017.
This research is informing emergency warnings for a storms, fires, floods and cyclones. Photo: cksydney, Flickr
CRC research is helping emergency services warn communities by actively testing the wording and structure of warning messages to better understand how messages are understood and translated into direct action.
The SES getting ready to rescue a driver stuck on a flooded bridge. Photo: Davina Pearson
The NSW State Emergency Service have used CRC flood research to back their latest flood safety campaign, launched on social media.
Kapernicks Bridge in the Lockyer Valley, Queensland, has been assessed for its vulnerability to earthquakes, as well as retrofitting options. Photo Hessam Mohsen.
Hazard Note 26 covers the Hardening buildings and infrastructure cluster, which is investigating the vulnerability of buildings and key infrastructure across a range of natural hazards.
Year in Review 2015-2016
Read all the highlights for 2015-2016 in our online annual report.
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