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Latest at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC

With our major event, Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017, taking place earlier in the month, July has been super busy at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.

1.28 PM 27 July, 2017

National priorities for natural hazards research

A set of priorities for national research into natural hazards in Australia has been launched by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Driving Change Showcase 2017 in Adelaide.

5.20 PM 6 July, 2017

Tools to enhance team performance

Effective teamwork is vital when managing emergencies. 

5.38 PM 26 June, 2017

Don't miss out on key research lessons

Two days in Adelaide in July are shaping up as a must-attend event for those working to improve the way Australia prepares for and responds to natural hazards emergencies.

12.22 PM 23 June, 2017

Soil moisture system improves forecasts

Research from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC has developed a prototype, high-resolution system to more accurately predict soil dryness, leading to better bushfire predictions. 

11.56 AM 14 June, 2017

Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017

All CRC research findings will be on show at a special event, Research Driving Change, in Adelaide on 4 to 5 July. 

1.22 PM 25 May, 2017

Digital volunteering in disaster risk reduction

In recent years, information from community members contributed online has proved highly useful in emergencies. 

7.51 PM 11 May, 2017

Latest from Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC

There is plenty happening at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, with all the latest news covered in Hazard News.

11.52 AM 21 April, 2017

The changing landscape of volunteering

As our way of life changes, the way we volunteer is changing too, presenting both challenges and opportunities for emergency service organisations.

4.08 PM 19 April, 2017

Hazard News March from the CRC

New research, Research Driving Change Showcase and research utilisation case studies head the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC's Hazard News for March.

2.11 PM 23 March, 2017

New CRC science set to dazzle

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. 

4.41 PM 22 March, 2017

Tools to help emergency managers under pressure

How can incident management teams function to the best of their ability in challenging and high stakes environments?

11.39 AM 15 February, 2017

Research driving change at the CRC

There is lots of news to kick off the first Hazard News by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC for 2017.

3.31 PM 14 February, 2017

Strengthening infrastructure for hazard impact

Research by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is assisting communities, builders, governments and the emergency services make informed decisions about how they can mitigate the risk of building and road damage from natural hazards.

1.56 PM 30 January, 2017

Rewarding year of research and utilisation

The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC has had a rewarding year of research and utilisation in 2016.

1.50 PM 30 December, 2016

What can economics offer emergency services?

A better understanding of the economic costs of disasters and their risks, and the risk-reducing benefits of mitigation, can build a more compelling case that improves the likelihood of mitigation options being resourced and implemented.

2.33 PM 15 December, 2016

Fire escalation by downslope winds

One of the most challenging situations in fire management is when relatively benign weather conditions are expected, but a severe fire eventuates. 

4.32 PM 12 December, 2016

Share your knowledge at AFAC17

Now is the chance to showcase your knowledge at Australasia's premier emergency management conference, with abstract submissions now open for AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ.

2.17 PM 9 December, 2016

Grass fire risk with update to fire outlook

The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC has today released an update to the Southern Australia Bushfire Outlook.

4.40 PM 30 November, 2016

Monitoring and predicting natural hazards

The ability to understand, predict, forecast and monitor natural hazards is fundamental to improving resilience through better planning, preparedness, risk management and response. 

5.03 PM 28 November, 2016
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