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An independent review of the achievement, the governance and management of the CRC has confirmed that the CRC is progressing well with its research, utilisation and outreach activities and is on the right track to defining its longer-term future.
Dr Mel Parsons informing stakeholders on her work on the Australian Natural Disaster Resilience Index.
Around 50 people from across the ACT were briefed last week on several key research projects underway at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.
Dr Josh Whitaker presents his findings on three catastrophic bushfires. Photo: Anthony Clark.
CRC research into communication and community engagement was front and centre in Coffs Harbour last week at the Australian Community Engagement and Fire Awareness Conference.
CRC booth at ANZDMC.
Research from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC was recently featured on the Gold Coast.
Science at the Shine Dome 2018
The annual Science at the Shine Dome was this year supported by the CRC with a focus on natural hazards science.
Mark Crosweller AFSM speaks at the 2018 Science at the Shine Dome.
The CRC welcomes Mark Crosweller, AFSM, to its Board. Mark heads the National Resilience Taskforce, in the Department of Home Affairs in the Commonwealth Government, and has an extensive background in emergency...
All new journal articles and reports on CRC research have been made available this month and are available online.
Bhiamie Williamson-Eckford, Jess Weir and Tim Neale
This is the May 2018 newsletter from the Hazards, culture and Indigenous communities project, with updates for project end-users.
Lead researcher Celeste Young at AFAC17.
International keynote speakers, panel discussions and researchers from CRC projects will share their latest findings at AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the annual Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and AFAC conference.
Korah Parackal presents at Showcase 2017.
CRC PhD student Korah Parackal was a finalist for an award that recognises both his research and his communication skills.
The latest edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management is now available, informed by CRC research and expertise.

News archives

In the media

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
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 Environment Guru Fire Seasons Have Become Longer Globally, Experts Say
20 Mar EcoWatch Fire Seasons Have Become Longer Globally, Experts Say
19 Mar ABC Fire agencies' use of social media and messaging likely saved lives
19 Mar Scimex EXPERT REACTION: Bushfire ravages NSW coastal town
21 Feb The Coolah District Diary People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds.
20 Feb Hills Gazette York’s buildings being surveyed for ‘earthquake proofing’
14 Feb Goondiwindi Argus Bushfires: people wait for flames
14 Feb Goondiwindi Argus Research gives insight into community bush fire response
14 Feb Blue Mountains Gazette Bushfires: people wait for flames