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12 February 2017 was amongst the most dangerous fire conditions in NSW history.
12 February 2017 was amongst the most dangerous fire conditions in NSW history.
A year after some of the worst fire conditions ever experienced in NSW history, a new research report has found many people continue to underestimate the risk of fire.
Check out the latest CRC research to be published.
Engaging for Industry event at RMIT University
Research promotion was on the agenda this month at two high profile research and industry events.
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The deadline for abstract submissions for AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ is now 19 February.
Cyclone Bianca in WA. Photo: Stu Rapley (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
A PhD study is looking at how education can benefit residents in areas that are prone to natural disasters. If you live in Port Hedland WA and have experienced a cyclone, storm or flood, you can assist with this...
Morayfield, QLD flood
CRC research on floodwater-related deaths has been by showcased in ‘Stories of Australian Science’ magazine.
Research Advisory Forum, Hobart, May 2016
The CRC's successes and accomplishments of its first four years are featured in the Highlights and Achievements 2013-2017 publication, which is available online.
Graham Dwyer talks at AFAC15
The next round of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC PhD students have graduated and are sharing their research outcomes with the fire and emergency services sector.
Prescribed burning research
It is not too late to apply for funding under the CRC’s Tactical Research Fund, which encourages short-term research projects to meet the near term needs of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partners.
Find out about the latest research in emergency management in the latest edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management.
Gary Morgan AM
Former Bushfire CRC CEO Gary Morgan was recognised for his significant service to the community with an Australia Day honour, becoming a member of the Order of Australia (AM).

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20 Feb Hills Gazette York’s buildings being surveyed for ‘earthquake proofing’
14 Feb Blue Mountains Gazette Bushfires: people wait for flames
14 Feb Goondiwindi Argus Bushfires: people wait for flames
14 Feb Goondiwindi Argus Research gives insight into community bush fire response
13 Feb Manning River Times NSW rural fire service issued warning with hot and windy conditions predicted
13 Feb Illawarra Mercury Illawarra fire ban declared ahead of hot and windy wednesday
11 Feb Topix People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds
11 Feb The Age People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds
11 Feb MSN People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds
11 Feb The Sydney Morning Herald People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds
11 Feb Brisbane Times People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds
25 Jan Freelance Forest Fires In Europe
19 Jan Australian Geographic 6 ways you can prepare for the on-coming heatwave
18 Jan The Conversation Australia’s ‘deadliest natural hazard’: what’s your heatwave plan?
08 Jan Bureau of Meteorology When bushfires make their own weather
06 Jan Herald Sun Victorian bushfires: Households in fire risk areas need a plan
06 Jan The Australian Yarloop bushfire: signs of life take root after the apocalypse
06 Jan ABC Emergency announcements alone during disasters not reliable in saving lives
01 Jan Asia Pacific Fire Tsunami Risk In Australia: Facilitating Community Understanding
01 Jan Asia Pacific Fire Priorities To Guide Hazards Research

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