Latest News from the CRC


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.

News archives

In the media

31 Aug ABC News Communities need to prepare emotionally before bushfire to enable good decision-making: expert
31 Aug WA Today Winter is finally over - but summer could bring big bush fires
30 Aug The Weekly Times Emergency service management vilification has co-operation up in blazes
30 Aug SBS Emotional 'gap' in bushfire preparations
30 Aug Huffington Post Remote Controlled Firetrucks And Other Advanced Tech For Australian Disasters
30 Aug Emotional 'gap' in bushfire preparations
30 Aug Business Insider Domestic violence increased after the Black Saturday bushfires
30 Aug Wildfire Today Where does the moisture in a pyrocumulus cloud come from?
19 Jul The Conversation City calls on jury of its citizens to deliberate on Melbourne’s futur
11 Jul Insurance News Queensland bushfire risk rises after El Nino
07 Jul Queensland firefighters brace for busy bushfire season
23 Jun Mandurah Coastal Times Bushfire management system failed citizens: report recommends creation of Rural Fire Service
07 Jun The Conversation Flood deaths are avoidable: don’t go in the water
02 Jun The Conversation Has the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge benefited Melbourne?
21 May The Sydney Morning Herald Smoke over Sydney: Welcome to the autumn of the future
21 May Smoke over Sydney: Welcome to the autumn of the future
02 May The Mercury Senate inquiry told of need for more research into bushfire-climate change links
25 Apr The Conversation Do wind vent holes in banners make a difference? We used a wind tunnel to find out
04 Apr Big Ideas - Radio National Resilient cities
21 Feb Deutschlandfunk Neue Feuer verändern die Erde