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Fire in the Interface Field Trips
Thu, 18/06/2009
More than 40 invited Australian, New Zealand and United States researchers, practitioners and policy-makers gathered in Melbourne and Canberra from 14-18 June 2010 for the research symposium. The group visited the areas devastated in the 2009 February Black Saturday fires in Victoria and the suburbs of Canberra burnt in 2003.
Taskforce News: May 2009
Wed, 06/05/2009
The Bushfire CRC multi-agency Research Taskforce has ended its data collection phase with the last teams completing their field tours in the final week of April.
Taskforce News: April 2009
Wed, 08/04/2009
The Bushfire CRC multi-agency research taskforce has completed an intensive five weeks of gathering information about the fires of February 2009 in Victoria.
Wed, 29/10/2008
The communities around Mansfield in central Victoria have produced a book Wildfire in the High Country.In stories, poems and personal photographs the communities have remembered the bushfires that dominated their summer of 2006-7.
Tue, 15/04/2008
Australia is at the forefront of research on community bushfire safety and resilience according to a new book. "Community Bushfire Safety" brings together in one comprehensive volume the results of the most important community safety research being undertaken within the Australian Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre.
Taskforce News: March 2009
Thu, 27/03/2008
The Bushfire CRC multi-agency research taskforce is now into the fifth week of gathering as much information as possible about the fires of February 2009 in Victoria.
Mon, 01/10/2007
Fire managers around Australia are increasingly arming themselves with a new research product as they provide advice to government and policy makers on the severity of upcoming bushfire seasons. The National Seasonal Bushfire Outlook Report, a new product of the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre, has become an essential resource in the preparation for bushfire seasons.
Mon, 02/07/2007
The need to develop the next generation of fire researchers was one of the key reasons for the establishment of the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre in 2003. Now, four years on, there are 31 student researchers working on Bushfire CRC projects around Australia and in New Zealand, including 27 PhDs and four masters students.


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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