Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub

The Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub was a unique, state-focused collaboration between the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water, leading research institutions, fire management agencies and bushfire experts.

Hub researchers collecting fuel measurementsThe Hub researched ways to improve fire management strategies and reduce the risk bushfires pose to people, property and the environment. The Hub was set up for policy makers, planners and managers to work alongside academics, so findings could be shared, and significant outcomes applied without delay.

The Hub host, University of Wollongong, led a team of world-class experts from Western Sydney University, University of New South Wales, University of Tasmania and NSW fire management agencies.

The Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub had 6 major projects:

Hub researchers discussing research output with NPWS staff