Fire Australia

Fire Australia magazine

Fire Australia is the joint publication of the Bushfire CRC, the Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council (AFAC) and the Fire Protection Association Australia (FPAA).

The magazine brings the latest news, developments, research knowledge and technical information to the fire protection industry, emergency services and fire research organisations. Fire Australia is produced quarterly and distributed throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Latest News

June 30, 2014
The change in the way that bushfires are managed has been strengthened by the extensive and concerted efforts of the Bushfire CRC.
April 1, 2014
Firefighters work in smoky conditions
Bushfire CRC research has helped to understand what is in the smoke, particularly smoke from bushfires at the rural–urban fringe.
April 1, 2014
Firefighters extinguishing a grass fire
The concept of shared responsibility was a key theme of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission, and it is still a hot topic around the emergency services water cooler.
April 1, 2014
Fire Science
Fire, weather and bushfire modelling experts gathered in Adelaide in late 2013 to discuss the latest scientific developments. Bushfire CRC PhD student Mika Peace joined them.
April 1, 2014
Bushfire CRC PhD students at the AFAC and Bushfire CRC conference in Perth, 2012
The Bushfire CRC scholarship program has so far produced 45 PhD graduates—with more to graduate in the next few years—ensuring the future of Australian fire research.
January 13, 2014
A fire-safer home
As we witnessed in September and October 2013 in NSW, transferring the suburban house into a setting susceptible to bushfires causes a lot of problems.
January 13, 2014
Disaster Handbook Review
Handbook of disaster policies and institutions—improving emergency management and climate change adaptation Professor John Handmer and Professor Stephen Dovers