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Marysville house2 2009
Fri, 17/02/2012
Bushfire CRC researchers have analysed the fatalities of the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria to assess how people need to adapt to future bushfires.
Black Saturday
Thu, 09/02/2012
The 2009 Victorian Black Saturday bushfires cost a net $942 million, calculate Catherine Stephenson and John Handmer of the Centre for Risk and Community Safety, RMIT University and Bushfire CRC, and Aimee Haywood, Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria.
Mon, 06/02/2012
Scholarship opportunites are open for masters students to complete the research component of their course work studies.
Photo: Keith Pakenham, CFA
Mon, 09/01/2012
One of the Bushfire CRC extension’s biggest projects is to develop a prototype Fire Decision Support Toolbox – an advanced software program that will help fire managers fight bushfires faster and more effectively, while also identifying which parts of communities are most at risk from bushfires.
The Li'l Larikkins characters
Mon, 09/01/2012
Pioneering Bushfire CRC research is helping children learn about bushfires and other hazards as well as helping education, emergency service and other authorities enhance the effectiveness of bushfire education campaigns.
Mon, 09/01/2012
This is an edited version of a literature-review paper presented by Bushfire CRC PhD scholar Brenda Mackie, University of Canterbury, School of Social and Political Sciences, New Zealand, to the Bushfire CRC Science Day at the 2011 AFAC-Bushfire CRC Annual Conference in Sydney.
ABC 730 Report 4 Jan 2012 - Gary Morgan
Wed, 04/01/2012
ABC TV talks to the Bushfire CRC about the summer bushfire season.
Scene from the  Li’l Larikkins children's fire safety commercial
Mon, 19/12/2011
Bushfire CRC research was associated with three winning projects in the 2011 Australian Safer Communities Awards presented by the Commonwealth Attorney General in Canberra.


Posted: 10 years 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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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