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Left: Mark Thomason, Middle: A/Prof Chris Bearman, Right: CRC CEO Dr Richard Thornton launch the two checklists in Melbourne.

Left: Mark Thomason, Middle: A/Prof Chris Bearman, Right: CRC CEO Dr Richard Thornton launch the two checklists in Melbourne.
Left: Mark Thomason, Middle: A/Prof Chris Bearman, Right: CRC CEO Dr Richard Thornton launch the two checklists in Melbourne.
Two checklists that will help incident controllers better deal with the stress of emergency management and enhance teamwork before, during and after an incident were formally launched in Melbourne this week. Read about the Emergency Management Breakdown Aide Memoire and the Team Process Checklist here.
Dr Darja Kragt will talk about volunteer expectations and stereotypes. Photo: South Australia SES (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
With an average annual volunteer turnover of around 15 per cent across all volunteer services in WA, CRC researcher Dr Darja Kragt will explore what improvements are needed to better recruit, train and retain volunteers...
Photo: Tanel Teemusk (CC BY-SA 2.0)
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is looking for researchers to lead projects on grassland fire danger, environmental crime and guidelines for seizing wildlife. This research is being undertaken for the Victorian...
The July 2018 edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management focuses on the inclusion of the disabled population in disaster management and research.
Photo: Arnaud Mesureur, Unsplashed
A new research opportunity is now available with the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, with an expression of interest currently sought for a project assessing environmental compliance and crime.
Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard spoke about the study on the mental health of EM workers.
A ground-breaking CRC-linked project on the mental health of emergency service workers was highlighted by the former Prime Minister Julia Gillard, now chairperson of beyondblue at the 2018 Emergency Management...
New journal articles on CRC research have been made available this month on the CRC website.
Past and present CRC PhD students in Hobart.
If you would like to study natural hazards in New Zealand and would like to develop and enhance your research skills, then you could be eligible for new scholarship opportunities.
The future of national natural hazards mitigation policy was up for discussion recently at a special event hosted by the new National Resilience Taskforce.
North Australia Fire Managers Forum 2018, Townsville
This year marked the 20th anniversary of the Northern Australia Fire Managers forum, which gathered fire managers over three days from a range of public and private organisations from across northern Australia.
The trade expo at AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ is set to be huge.
Emergency management leaders to gather in Perth to discuss how to adapt and weather change at AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ.

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16 Aug ABC Radio Canberra How strong are our bridges for storms, floods and bushfires?
16 Aug ABC News Bushfire catches Nowra residents off guard, as NSW RFS warns of dangerous conditions
18 Jul Scimex What is the bushfire outlook across northern australia?
21 May Manning River Times Experts share their bushfire emergency experience
16 May The Lighthouse Drivers risk death when driving into flood water: new study
24 Apr Dredging Today New Tool-Kit for Coastal Managers in Australia
20 Apr The Lighthouse Late bushfire season and extreme heat put pressure on resources
16 Apr The Conversation Children aren’t liabilities in disasters – they can help, if we let them
13 Apr Asia Pacific Fire Learning lessons from research insights: Black Saturday
13 Apr Asia Pacific Fire Predicting fire thunderstorms
13 Apr Asia Pacific Fire Predicting Fire Thunderstorms
02 Apr ABC Natural disasters expose women's emergency preparedness gap
27 Mar The Conversation Lessons not learned: Darwin's paying the price after Cyclone Marcus
27 Mar News Company Lessons not learned: Darwin's paying the price after Cyclone Marcus
26 Mar ABC Victorian Country Hour for Monday 26th March 2018
20 Mar EcoWatch Fire Seasons Have Become Longer Globally, Experts Say
20 Mar Environment Guru Fire Seasons Have Become Longer Globally, Experts Say
19 Mar Scimex EXPERT REACTION: Bushfire ravages NSW coastal town
19 Mar ABC Fire agencies' use of social media and messaging likely saved lives
21 Feb The Coolah District Diary People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds.

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