Latest News from the CRC

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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...
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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.
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

01 Feb Clarence Valley Independent River bed mapping to help flood forecasting
28 Jan Nova Bushfires 2: Managing landscapes
20 Jan Nova Bushfires 1: Understanding bushfires
20 Jan The Australian The sunburnt continent: rising fire danger
14 Jan The Conversation Expectations and harsh reality: why bushfire warnings fail
13 Jan Australian Financial Review Disaster mitigation the best option
11 Jan ABC Science Firefighters know how to look after themselves to prevent heat exhaustion
09 Jan The Weekend Australian Warning messages averted a bushfire catastrophe in Victoria
07 Jan SBS Radio A technology to involve communities in disasters
03 Jan ABC News Bushfire threat lessons learnt
03 Jan ABC News Decision to leave during bushfires saves lives; calls to provide incentives to improve building standards
01 Jan ABC News Radio Mornings CEO of Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre on rebuilding fire-devastated Wye River
22 Dec Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions Bushfire management in Victoria boosted by CEED science
21 Dec Coffs Coast Advocate Valley residents to remain vigilant this fire season
17 Dec Bendigo Advertiser CFA warns of extreme fire danger
13 Dec The Sydney Morning Herald Don't let recent rains in NSW cause complacency about bush fire risk: RFS Commissioner
13 Dec The Australian Dairy Farmer Christmas bushfire risk still real despite recent rain
13 Dec Southern Highland News Don't let recent rains in NSW cause complacency about bushfire risk: RFS Commissioner
08 Dec Ninemsn Why you're more at risk of bushfires than you think
03 Dec Yahoo News The bushfire dragon arrives early in SA

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