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Thank you from your Bushfire CRC
Fri, 27/06/2014
After 11 years of active research, your Bushfire CRC will conclude the research program on 30 June. Click here for more details.
Fri, 27/06/2014
The Paying the Price online forum, part of the Research to Drive Change series, is now available for replay.
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Mon, 23/06/2014
This Fire Note presents an alternative approach to evaluating building vulnerability using a dynamic bushfire simulator, taking into account location specific effects of vegetation, weather and terrain.
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Thu, 12/06/2014
This Fire Note discusses the findings of research that has investigated future scenarios for Australian bushfires and explored the role of economic evaluation in informing bushfire management and policy decisions into the future.
Wed, 11/06/2014
Join leading researchers and industry representatives in interactive discussion for the Paying the Price online forum on Tuesday 17 June at 12:30pm, part of our Research To Drive Change series.
Replay the Next G fire prediction forum
Fri, 30/05/2014
Over 120 people participated in the Next G fire prediction online forum earlier this week, covering the FireDST project.
Photo: CFS Promotions Unit
Thu, 29/05/2014
Bushfire CRC PhD student Brianna Larsen at Deakin University is studying how very hot conditions influence firefighters’ work performance and safety when on the fireground. She needs volunteers to help with the next phase of her PhD.


In the media...

Attorney-General for Australia Hon Robert McClelland MP
Mon, 25/10/2010
The Sydney Morning Herald
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ABC Riverina
Mon, 27/09/2010
Norbert's First Responder Technology News
Fri, 24/09/2010
Castlemaine Independent
Tue, 14/09/2010
Australian aviation
Tue, 14/09/2010
ABC rural
Thu, 09/09/2010
Weekly Times
Wed, 08/09/2010


Posted: 8 years 10 months 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: 8 years 10 months 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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Media Releases

Fri, 12/07/2013
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Large areas of northern Australia face the prospect of an above normal bushfire season this year, due to generally below average rainfall in the months leading up to the main fire season.
Wed, 22/05/2013
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research program is taking shape
Bushfire, flood and cyclone experts will meet in Melbourne this week to shape the research program for the new Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).
Mon, 08/04/2013
Research is looking at how smoke from bushfires may pose risks to health
A new study is looking at how smoke from bushfires may pose risks to some people’s health.
Thu, 28/03/2013
A major research program will begin in the Shoalhaven in NSW following a fire
A major research program will begin in the Shoalhaven in New South Wales on 3 April, with Bushfire CRC researchers spending four days in the area to learn from experience of locals who lived through the recent fires.
Mon, 18/03/2013
The research task force near Jugiong
A major research program will begin this week to learn from the January grass fire which affected areas around Jugiong in NSW.
Wed, 20/02/2013
Coonabarabran research taskforce Feb 2013
Bushfire CRC and NSW Rural Fire Service teams are in Coonabarabran in central NSW this week talking to residents about their experiences of the January bushfire.