Current stories

FPA Conference, Gold Coast, November 2010
Fri, 12/11/2010
The research program of the Bushfire CRC was strongly promoted to a new audience at the annual FPAA Conference in Queensland.
Stakeholder Annual General Meeting, November 2010
Tue, 09/11/2010
The University of Sydney hosted the Stakeholder Council Annual General Meeting at Australian Technology Park in November. Representatives from partners around Australia and New Zealand heard updates from a range of Bushfire CRC activities.
Fire managers in mallee country
Thu, 28/10/2010
Dr Miguel Cruz has been leading seminars and field trips of fire managers to demonstrate his Quick Guide for predicting fire behaviour in semi-arid mallee country. Three seminars have been held to date.
Fri, 22/10/2010
A unique computer program designed by Bushfire CRC and University of Melbourne researchers that predicts bushfire speeds, intensity and direction will be used as a key tool for Victoria’s bushfire response this summer.
Fri, 22/10/2010
The final report of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission recommends the establishment of a national centre for bushfire research. This reflects a proposal put to the Commission by Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre Chief Executive Officer Gary Morgan for the creation of an Australasian Fire Research Institute to build on the work of the Bushfire CRC.
Fri, 22/10/2010
Having all of Australia’s fire and land management agencies in partnership with the best fire researchers in academia at the Bushfire CRC has allowed a number of collaborative and innovative projects to succeed.
Fri, 22/10/2010
The DC-10 firefighting tanker jet trialled in Victoria last summer will not return this fire season after a comprehensive Bushfire CRC evaluation of its performance found the aircraft unsuited to Victorian conditions.
Wed, 20/10/2010
Due to the tremendous variability of Australian forest types, there is still much to be learnt about the effects of fire on forest ecology. Research in the Western Australian jarrah forests goes some way towards redressing this knowledge gap.


Posted: 10 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: 10 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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