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Wed, 20/10/2010
Professor John Handmer has been awarded the Bushfire CRC Special Recognition Award for 2010 for his timely research work in the wake of the Black Saturday bushfires.
Wed, 20/10/2010
Bushfire detection cameras were trialled in Australia over the 2009-2010 summer in the Otway Ranges, on Victoria’s south-west coast and near Tumut in New South Wales.
Wed, 20/10/2010
The controversial issue of prescribed burning was examined at a special session of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission. Fire Australia (Winter 2010) reported on a rare meeting of minds and what it means for fire research.
Wed, 20/10/2010
A two-day forum on Fire in the High Country attracted 110 people in May 2010. The forum was held in Albury and featured much Bushfire CRC research from the HighFire Project as well as other Bushfire CRC research related to the issue.
Wed, 20/10/2010
Bushfire CRC PhD student Briony Towers was selected as a top four finalist in the Early Career Scientist Award to present to the CRC Association Annual Conference in May 2010 - the first social scientist to achieve that honor.
Savanna Burning Day
Thu, 07/10/2010
Tropical savanna burning research was on show in September as part of the annual conference.
Tue, 05/10/2010
More than 900 fire managers and researchers gathered in Darwin in September for the sector's biggest research and fire management conference.
Special award for Prof John Handmer
Tue, 05/10/2010
Professor John Handmer has been awarded the Bushfire CRC Special Recognition Award for 2010 for his timely research work in the wake of the Black Saturday bushfires.

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Posted: 5 years 1 month ago

After 11 years, we are about to enter the last month of your Bushfire CRC. It has been an incredible journey since 2003.

For me, what has stood out the most, notwithstanding the ground breaking research, is the culture change the industry has undertaken throughout this period. At the heart of this has been the close partnership between the Bushfire CRC and AFAC. The...

Posted: 5 years 1 month ago

There is only a month left of the Bushfire CRC, but there is plenty of activity going on. The Research to Drive Change series has been launched, with two successful online forums held. Keep your eyes peeled to the...

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