Current stories

Fire DST modelling
Thu, 05/04/2012
The science behind an advanced software program that will help fire managers fight bushfires faster and more effectively is clearly explained in a new online video by the Bushfire CRC.
The Vision of Sharing Responsibility for Disaster Resilience workshop was attend
Thu, 05/04/2012
More than 80 researchers, community members and representatives from all levels of government last week met to discuss the broad topic of sharing responsibility.
Fire in the landscape - Tarryn Turnbull
Thu, 05/04/2012
A group of fire managers and scientists this month went deep into the forests of north east Victoria to view research sites.
Mon, 02/04/2012
Perched 30 metres above the ground atop an outstretched former-MFB crane, Mana Gharun is carefully measuring the moisture content of the eucalyptus leaves in the tree canopy.
Tue, 27/03/2012
The Bushfire CRC has been advised by the Australian Government of an important review that will require the involvement of some of our partners.
Thu, 08/03/2012
Early Bird Registrations for the annual conference are now open.
Tue, 06/03/2012
The Bushfire CRC is leading a Fire in the Landscape field excursion as part of its professional development event series, on Tuesday 27 March 2012.
Fire Australia Summer 2011/12
Fri, 17/02/2012
Fire Australia's Summer edition is out, with a cover story on the development of the Bushfire CRC's groundbreaking Fire Decision Support toolbox.


In the media...

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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