Bushfire CRC experts in the media

Financial Review article on Bushfire CRC funding

Many Bushfire CRC experts have been in demand from the media in recent times. You can view all the articles, radio interviews and TV appearances below. Stories are organised into topics, then by date.

Bushfire CRC funding

11 February 2013, insurancenews.com.au, Bushfire research funding to finish mid-year

4 February 2013, Canberra Times, Federal funding of bushfire research dries up

4 February 2013, The Age, Federal funding of bushfire research dries up

3 February 2013, Daily Telegraph, Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre to receive no funding from federal government in 2013-14

3 February 2013, Herald Sun, Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre to receive no funding from federal government in 2013-14

3 February 2013, Courier Mail, Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre to receive no funding from federal government in 2013-14

3 February 2013, The West Australian, NSW premier condemns bushfire research cut

3 February 2013, The Weekly Times, Premier condemns bushfire research cut

3 February 2013, news.com.au, Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre to receive no funding from federal government in 2013-14

3 February 2013, Ninemsn, NSW premier condemns bushfire research cut

3 February 2013, 7 News, NSW premier condemns bushfire research cut

3 February 2013, SBS World News Australia, NSW premier condemns bushfire research cut

3 February 2013, The Sydney News, Bushfire research funds cut

3 February 2013, Wildfire Today, Federal bushfire research centre loses funding

18 January 2013, Farm Weekly, Research up in smoke

14 January 2013, Australian Financial Review, Bushfire research funding appeal

9 January 2013, The Conversation, Call for merit-based funding as bushfire research money runs out

9 January 2013, Phys.org, Call for merit-based funding as bushfire research money runs out

8 January 2013, Canberra Times, Money for bushfire research running out

8 January 2013, WA Today, Money for bushfire research running out

8 January 2013, Moonee Valley Weekly, Money for bushfire research running out

8 January 2013, West Coast Sentinel, Money for bushfire research running out

8 January 2013, The Rural, Money for bushfire research running out

26 December 2012, The Age, Calls for a national fire front

26 December 2012, WA Today, Calls for a national fire front

26 December 2012, Herald Sun, Greens call for new bushfire body

26 December 2012, Courier Mail, Greens call for new bushfire body

26 December 2012, The Weekly Times, Greens want new bushfire body

26 December 2012, News.com.au, Greens call for new bushfire body

26 December 2012, Midland Express, Calls for a national fire front

26 December 2012, Bigpond News, Greens call for new bushfire body

Bushfire CRC research task force in Tasmania

11 January 2013, ABC radio Hobart, Research to highlight information and warnings during bushfires

10 January 2013, ABC radio Hobart, Tasmanians affected by bushfires required for interviews

10 January 2013, ABC 24, Peak research body to probe Tas bushfires

Expert comment

21 January, The Conversation, Fighting and dying: blokes and bushfires in Australia, by researcher Dr Meagan Tyler

14 January 2013, The Conversation, Bushfire losses reignite debate about insurance reform, by PhD student Rachel Carter

12 January 2013, Sydney Morning Herald, Clearing away the smoke to judge the true cost of fires, by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

12 January 2013, The Age, Clearing away the smoke to judge the true cost of fires, by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

12 January 2013, The Canberra Times, Clearing away the smoke to judge the true cost of fires, by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

12 January 2013, Port Lincoln Times, Heatwave and three months of low rainfall have sucked the nation dry, comments by project leader Dr Jeff Kepert Kepert and Research Director Richard Thornton

12 January 2013, West Coast Sentinel, Heatwave and three months of low rainfall have sucked the nation dry, comments by project leader Dr Jeff Kepert and Research Director Richard Thornton

12 January 2013, Cessnock Advertiser, Heatwave and three months of low rainfall have sucked the nation dry, comments by project leader Dr Jeff Kepert and Research Director Richard Thornton

12 January 2013, Western Magazine, Record heat, low rain leaves regions 'primed' to ignite, comments by project leader Dr Jeff Kepert and Research Director Richard Thornton

12 January 2013, Bombala Times, Record heat, low rain leaves regions 'primed' to ignite, comments by project leader Dr Jeff Kepert and Research Director Richard Thornton

11 January 2013, ABC The Drum, What fire science tells us and why we need more, by Bushfire CRC CEO Gary Morgan

11 January 2013, ABC 24, Concerns raised about under insurance, comments by PhD student Rachel Carter

11 January 2013, Motherpedia, It's important that children are involved in bushfire plans too, comments by researcher Dr Briony Towers

10 January 2013, HealthCanel.com, Involve children in bushfire plans: researcher

10 January 2013, The Conversation, Smoke from bushfires poses a health hazard for all of us, by researcher Dr Mick Meyer

10 January 2013, Today Tonight, Fire smoke health warning, comments by researcher Dr Mick Meyer

9 January 2013, Herald Sun, Firefighter learned a lot from Black Saturday, comments by lead end user Damien Killalea and Research Director Richard Thornton

9 January 2013, Australian Science Media Centre, Australian heatwave – experts respond, comments by CEO Gary Morgan

8 January 2013, Wildfire Today, Unmanned aerial vehicles considered for monitoring fires in Australia, comment by researcher Dr Thomas Duff

8 January 2013, IT News, Drones to forecast future bushfires, comment by researcher Dr Thomas Duff

8 January 2013, The Register, Drones could help predict fire paths, say researchers, comment by researcher Dr Thomas Duff

8 January 2013, Wired, Drones could provide superior bushfire predictions, comment by researcher Dr Thomas Duff

31 December 2012, Newcastle Herald, One thing is sure – there will be bushfires, by CEO Gary Morgan

19 December 2012, The Weekly Times, Grasslands fire alert, comments by Research Director Richard Thornton

18 December 2012, ABC radio The World Today, Grass bushfires and hot summer predicted, comments by CEO Gary Morgan

17 December 2012, ABC radio Bush Telegraph, Grassfire threat a summer concern, comments by CEO Gary Morgan

17 December 2012, The Age, Fears texts will increase complacency, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

17 December 2012, Stock and Land, SMS warnings may backfire, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan   

17 December 2012, ABC Environment, Australia not prepared for bushfire risk, comments by Research Director Dr Richard Thornton and project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

17 December 2012, ABC news, Residents warned to be bushfire ready, comments by Research Director Dr Richard Thornton

14 December 2012, Canberra Times, Greater knowledge to battle bushfires, comments by Research Director Dr Richard Thornton, project leader Dr Jeff Kepert & project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

14 December 2012, The Weekly Times, Bushfire warnings not working: experts, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan and Research Director Dr Richard Thornton

14 December 2012, Herald Sun, Fire warnings go unheeded as season begins, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

14 December 2012, News.com.au, Fire warnings go unheeded as season begins, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

13 December 2012, The Australian, Bushfire safety messages failing: research, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

13 December 2012, Perth Now, Bushfire safety messages failing: research, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

13 December 2012, News.com.au, Bushfire warnings not working: experts, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

13 December 2012, News.com.au, Bushfire safety messages failing: research, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

13 December 2012, Bigpond news, Bushfire warnings not working: experts, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

13 December 2012, ABC Rural radio, Grasslands face biggest bushfire risk this summer, comments by Research Director Dr Richard Thornton

13 December 2012, Bigpond News, Grassfires likely this fire season, comments by Research Director Dr Richard Thornton

13 December 2012, Sky News, Grassfires likely this fire season, comments by Research Director Dr Richard Thornton

13 December 2012, Queensland Times, Aussies need to be switched on to safety this bushfire season, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

13 December 2012, Gatton Star, Aussies need to be switched on to safety this bushfire season, comments by project leader Adjunct Professor Jim McLennan

Other mentions

5 February 2013, Science Insider, In Australia, record weather fuels climate policy process

23 January 2013, Australian Conservation Foundation, Heatwaves and global warming

17 January 2013, news.com.au, Tiny pill joins the battle of the bushfires

17 January 2013, Courier Mail, Tiny pill joins the battle of the bushfires

17 January 2013, Cooma-Monaro Express, Massive fires dwarf nations

17 January 2013, Wyndam Weekly, Massive fires dwarf nations

17 January 2013, Stonnington Review, Massive fires dwarf nations

17 January 2013, Cessnock Advertiser, Massive fires dwarf nations

12 January 2013, The Australian, Trial by fire

12 January 2013, The Observer (UK), As Australia heatwave hits new high, warning that bushfires will continue

11 January 2013, Australian Conservation Foundation, Extreme heat in Australia

10 January 2013, The Conversation, Adapting to bushfires means accepting their place in Australia

10 January 2013, Castlemaine Independent, Our extreme heat

10 January 2013, Arup, Better data will help fight fires

9 January 2013, Business Environment Network, Heatwaves, bushfires and climate change

8 January 2013, Huffington Post, Australia Climate Change?

8 January 2013, Before it’s News, ‘Sprawling Heat Wave Of Historical Proportions’ Brings ‘Horrendous’ Wildfires To Australia

7 January 2013, New Scientist, Climate change looms large as Australia swelters

4 January 2013, ABC 24, Victoria on high alert for bushfires

4 January 2013, Free Press Leader, Local crews praised for fire efforts

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Fri, 01/02/2013