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Dr Marta Yebra conducting a grassland fire experiment. Photo: Carolina Luiz
Dr Marta Yebra conducting a grassland fire experiment. Photo: Carolina Luiz
CRC researcher Dr Marta Yebra has taken out the prestigious Max Day Environmental Science Fellowship Award.
Sampson Flat fire, cows
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...
AFAC17 logo
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.
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.
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

16 Nov Illawarra Mercury Sydney homeowners face properties being reduced in value because of climate change, Climate Risk group says
14 Nov Yahoo NZ ICA warns of grim disaster season
14 Nov SBS ICA warns of grim disaster season
14 Nov The Courier Mail Queensland summer storms to take toll on insurance claims
11 Nov The Conversation Firestorms: the bushfire/thunderstorm hybrids we urgently need to understand
08 Nov The three climatic conditions which suggest a long and difficult bushfire season
05 Nov Perth Now WA bushfires: Alarm over lack of disaster plans amid summer fire threat
01 Nov 666 ABC Canberra ACT bushfire season may still be dangerous, despite wet winter delaying onset
30 Oct Are you insured for disaster season?
29 Oct The Age New thrust in rural fire education
29 Oct The Sydney Morning Herald New thrust in rural fire education
28 Oct The Sydney Morning Herald Are you insured for disaster season?
27 Oct PS News Warm weather sparks bushfire strategy
11 Oct Ballarat Courier Wet weathers adds fuel to fire
09 Oct The West Australian Long, wet winter could mean disaster for bushfire season
07 Oct Herald Sun Victorians warned bushfire risk ‘above average’ in many places this summer
06 Oct PS News Weather puts dampener on bushfires
29 Sep Mandurah Coastal Times Yarloop-Waroona Fire: WA Premier supports rural fire services but sets no timeline for implementation
18 Sep Perth Now WA bushfires: calls for a dedicated rural fire service after Yarloop blaze
13 Sep Star Weekly Be prepared for an intense fire season