Annual Conference: Melbourne 2006
The annual Bushfire CRC conference is run jointly with the conference of the Australasian Fire Authorities Council and attracted almost 1400 delegates to Melbourne in 2006.
Bushfire CRC Research Workshops
In conjunction with the conference, the Bushfire CRC held a series of workshops on 10th August 2006, highlighting recent research in Australia and internationally in the bushfire management field covering legal issues, community education, planning and economics.
Attended by staff from fire and land management agencies, bushfire researchers, students and others with an interest in bushfire research and planning, the workshops examined and discussed new and emerging research with Bushfire CRC researchers and international experts.
News from the Event
On Tuesday 24th January 1961 disaster struck Dwellingup, a Forestry Department stronghold, deep in the jarrah forests 110kms south of Perth.
The intense bushfires destroyed the town in a matter of hours devastating a community and shaking the self-belief of some of the toughest foresters and firefighters in the business.
This DVD follows the story of some of those who fought to save their wives and...