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Sampson Flat fire, cows

Sampson Flat fire, cows
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Insights from South Australian farmers are needed to inform research which will help people make safer response choices in bushfires.
An exciting new direction of natural hazards research in Australia is set to begin, with seven new Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC projects beginning in July. These new projects, covering coastal management, emergency...
Research Advisory Forum 2014 at the National Wine Centre, Adelaide.
Register now for the Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017. This event marks a milestone in the life of the Bushire and Natural Hazards CRC - the half way point in our cycle and a chance to review achievements and...
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Registrations are now open for AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the annual conference of the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC & AFAC. Take advantage of the Early Bird discounted rate, available from now until 30 June...
New journal articles and reports on CRC research are available online.
CRC researcher Associate Prof Geoff Cary has been awarded the Outstanding Associate Editor Award by the International Journal of Wildland Fire.
Survey for preparedness for animals in emergencies
Are you an animal owner living in the Blue Mountains, or surrounding areas of the Hawkesbury, Lithgow or Penrith? Your participation in a survey could help inform local community emergency preparedness for animals.
Looking to get your career started in research management? Our Research Program Support Officer could be for you.
BlazeAid
As our work and life commitments change, many people do not have the time to dedicate to traditional ways of volunteering with an emergency service. But they still want to help, and they still want to volunteer.
BlazeAid volunteers
Emergency services 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.

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In the media

01 Dec The Guardian Australia braces for extreme weather as summer gets off to sweltering start
01 Dec The Sydney Morning Herald Sizzling week ahead as Canberra enters warmer than average summer with higher fire risk
01 Dec Geelong Advertiser Queensland weather: Locals warned to prepare for the worst ahead of forecast weekend heatwave
01 Dec news.com.au Queensland weather: Locals warned to prepare for the worst ahead of forecast weekend heatwave
01 Dec The Australian Soggy soil means we’re in for a summer sauna
01 Dec Herald Sun Record winter rainfall could lead to a horror summer of scorching temperatures and bushfires
30 Nov Gold Coast Bulletin Heatwaves and bushfires to be feature of a hot and dry summer
30 Nov In Daily Bushfire threat upgraded for southern Australia
30 Nov The Age Get ready for summer: experts share tips on avoiding potentially fatal hazards
30 Nov Wimmera Mail-Times Wimmera prepares for an above average bushfire season
30 Nov Herald Sun Heatwaves and bushfires to be feature of a hot and dry summer
30 Nov Beef Central Fire risk warning upgraded after spring rain boosts fuel loads
30 Nov Ballarat Courier Making hay before the sun shines too much
30 Nov The Ararat Advertiser Wimmera harvest and fire season to conincide
30 Nov Hepburn Advocate Making hay before the sun shines too much
30 Nov thisismoney.co.uk Get ready for the hottest summer EVER: Sydney to be HIT by heatwaves and bushfires with a sweltering start to December
30 Nov The Courier Mail Heatwaves and bushfires to be feature of a hot and dry summer
30 Nov why4news.com Sydney weather heats up as summer brings heatwaves and out-of-control bushfires
30 Nov Geelong Advertiser Geelong cool for first day of summer, but warm 30C weather on the horizon
30 Nov The Mercury Heatwaves and bushfires to be feature of a hot and dry summer

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