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

03 Dec In Daily The bushfire dragon arrives early in SA
27 Nov The Conversation More men die in bushfires: how gender affects how we plan and respond
27 Nov ABC Adelaide SA bushfire: 35 homes destroyed, 42 'impacted' in deadly blaze as roads reopen
25 Nov The Conversation Saving homes, saving wildlife: Victoria ditches burnoff targets
24 Nov The Age Victorians should face facts: bushfires are inevitable
23 Nov University of Melbourne Pursuit Learning to learn from bushfires
23 Nov The Conversation More people are dying in Western Australian bushfires – but flames are still not the biggest killers
23 Nov Insurance News Climate change ‘poses threat to bushfire response’
22 Nov More people are dying in Western Australian bushfires -- but flames are still not the biggest killers
20 Nov PS News New Institute for disaster recovery
19 Nov ABC Rural Fire season 69 days longer as Climate Council warns fire fighting resources need to double by 2030
19 Nov Huffington Post Climate Council Report Says Australian Bushfires, Heatwaves On The Rise
19 Nov Buzzfeed Here’s Why We Should All Be Extremely Worried About This Year’s Bushfire Season
18 Nov Yahoo News New institute for disaster resilience
18 Nov The Mercury New institute for disaster resilience
14 Nov ABC Rural Dry and hot start to spring increases bushfire threat in SA and Tasmania
14 Nov The Weekend Australian El Nino loses sting as rainfall proves a double-edged sword
10 Nov ABC Rural Dry spring increases the risk of above-average bushfire season in southern Australia
10 Nov Sky News Tas fire risk above normal
10 Nov The Mercury ‘Get a wriggle on,’ Tasmania Fire Service warns homeowners ahead of bushfire season