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FPA Conference, Gold Coast, November 2010
Fri, 12/11/2010
The research program of the Bushfire CRC was strongly promoted to a new audience at the annual FPAA Conference in Queensland.
Stakeholder Annual General Meeting, November 2010
Tue, 09/11/2010
The University of Sydney hosted the Stakeholder Council Annual General Meeting at Australian Technology Park in November. Representatives from partners around Australia and New Zealand heard updates from a range of Bushfire CRC activities.
Fire managers in mallee country
Thu, 28/10/2010
Dr Miguel Cruz has been leading seminars and field trips of fire managers to demonstrate his Quick Guide for predicting fire behaviour in semi-arid mallee country. Three seminars have been held to date.
Fri, 22/10/2010
The DC-10 firefighting tanker jet trialled in Victoria last summer will not return this fire season after a comprehensive Bushfire CRC evaluation of its performance found the aircraft unsuited to Victorian conditions.
Fri, 22/10/2010
A unique computer program designed by Bushfire CRC and University of Melbourne researchers that predicts bushfire speeds, intensity and direction will be used as a key tool for Victoria’s bushfire response this summer.
Fri, 22/10/2010
The final report of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission recommends the establishment of a national centre for bushfire research. This reflects a proposal put to the Commission by Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre Chief Executive Officer Gary Morgan for the creation of an Australasian Fire Research Institute to build on the work of the Bushfire CRC.
Fri, 22/10/2010
Having all of Australia’s fire and land management agencies in partnership with the best fire researchers in academia at the Bushfire CRC has allowed a number of collaborative and innovative projects to succeed.
Wed, 20/10/2010
A two-day forum on Fire in the High Country attracted 110 people in May 2010. The forum was held in Albury and featured much Bushfire CRC research from the HighFire Project as well as other Bushfire CRC research related to the issue.

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In the media...

Cynthia Karena
Tue, 24/02/2009
RMIT University
Mon, 23/02/2009
Bendigo Advertiser
Fri, 20/02/2009
Fran Molloy
Thu, 19/02/2009
Alexandra Cain
Sun, 15/02/2009
Asa Wahlquist, Rural writer,The Australian
Fri, 13/02/2009
John Handmer and Rebecca Monson
Fri, 13/02/2009
Charles Krauthammer, The Australian
Wed, 11/02/2009
Spokesperson Bob Brown
Wed, 11/02/2009
Anne Delaney
Wed, 11/02/2009
Ian Harper, The Australian
Tue, 10/02/2009
Gary Morgan, Discovery Channel
Tue, 10/02/2009
Gary Morgan, Herald Sun
Tue, 10/02/2009

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Posted: 5 years 6 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: 5 years 6 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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