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Fire Australia Issue One 2017
Firestorms, disaster resilience and fire preparation in Bangladesh are featured in the latest edition of Fire Australia magazine, with Issue One for 2017 out now.
BlazeAid volunteers
Emergency services and the want to build ‘resilience’ into communities. A CRC researcher has developed a way to teach it to students.
Research into how Australian children are involved in bushfire preparations around the home is being applied to disaster preparedness in the slum communities of Bangladesh.
NSW RFS Schools Programs
Primary schools students across New South Wales are now front and centre in state-wide bushfire plans, based on research that identified the importance of involving children in active bushfire preparations for the...
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...
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.
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The deadline for abstract submissions for AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ is now 20 February.
New journal articles and reports on CRC research are available online.
Researchers at Strathewen after Black Saturday.
CRC research informed emergency management after Black Saturday and watch the 1967 Black Tuesday documentary.
Using science to help decision-making
Short-duration research projects to meet the near term needs of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partners can now be funded through the Tactical Research Fund.
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.

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