Current stories

Mon, 23/07/2012
The Bushfire CRC took to the airwaves of Melbourne’s community radio station Triple R throughout June.
Bushfire CRC researcher Dr Michael Eburn is Guest Editor of AJEM
Thu, 28/06/2012
Bushfire CRC researcher Dr Michael Eburn is the Guest Editor of a special edition of the April edition of the Australia Journal of Emergency Management, focusing on fire, emergency management and the law.
Research Advisory Forum Hobart 1
Fri, 01/06/2012
The sixth Research Advisory Forum was held in Hobart, in May 2012.
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Wed, 23/05/2012
The Bushfire CRC has been assessed as "sound and robust" in its Performance Review by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
Research Utilisation Award trophy_teaser
Thu, 03/05/2012
Applications are now being sought for the new Bushfire CRC Research Utilisation Award – is your agency worthy of recognition?
Perth 2012 annual conference launch_2
Mon, 30/04/2012
The annual conference program is now available and was launched in Melbourne in April.
Performance Review 2012 panel_teaser
Mon, 30/04/2012
In mid-April a three-day Performance Review of the Bushfire CRC was conducted.
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.


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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