Gary Morgan

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Gary Morgan has spent more than 20 years in senior land and fire management roles. As Victoria’s Chief Fire Officer for public lands, for nine years, he was responsible for the management and deployment of fire suppression personnel. Since becoming CEO of the Bushfire CRC in mid-2007, Gary has worked to foster strong relationships between researchers and the industry.

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  •         Research Taskforce - In the field
  •         Research Taskforce – US connection
  •         New...

Dear Bushfire CRC partner

As 2008 draws to a close and the Bushfire CRC enters its final phase with a strong challenge to secure a future role for a national fire research program, it is timely to acknowledge...


  • Fifth year review
  • Stakeholder meeting
  • Bushfire book
  • Bushfire research fund
  • Carbon expo
  • Bushfires NT
  • Seasonal forecast
  • Student skills
  • Students online
  • Education survey...


  • Secondment for research adoption
  • Stakeholder Council - 29 October
  • Book launch
  • Bushfire research fund
  • Adelaide conference wrap


Secondment for research adoption

The strategic...


Adelaide Conference


Almost 1100 delegates attended our conference.

Our biggest event of...


Welcome to a New Core Member

I am pleased to announce that the Bushfire CRC has a new core member.

ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA), formerly an Associate member of the Bushfire CRC, and the ACT Parks, Conservation...


Report on Some of The Activities of The Bushfire CRC

• Stakeholder meeting
• Board meeting
• Community Bushfire Safety Book Launch
• Adelaide 2008
• New Zealand visit
• Queensland event



Review of National Innovation System

In late January, the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Kim Carr, announced a wide ranging review of Australia's national innovation system to be conducted by an expert...


Adelaide Conference and ANU Bushfire Courses

Adelaide 2008

Planning for the 2008 Bushfire CRC/AFAC conference is well advanced so I would like to take this opportunity to ensure that everyone has started to plan...


Research has taught us a lot about bushfire management in recent decades. The challenge now is to continue to learn.

The Ash Wednesday bushfires of 1983 are etched in the national story as deep as Cyclone Tracy and the Newcastle earthquake. With much of southern...