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social media in emergencies - Stradbroke Island #bushfire

how we used social media during the north stradbroke island bushfires in January 2014 A Haiku Deck by Matt Murray

Climate Council map showing 156 weather records were broken across Australia during the 2013-14 #em2au

Climate Council - extreme weather conditions in the summer highlighting a continuing trend of hotter summers and more weather extremes in Australia. Water crisis and conservation/management needs to be shifted to a top priority!

Camping & hiking in bushfire season: Know before you go

Camping & hiking in bushfire season: Know before you go

An Australian state-by-state list of resources for up to the minute bushfire information (in infographic form)

Queensland drought map for March 2014

Queensland's largest drought-declared area ever

A colour-coded map showing the drought situation in Queensland. Photograph: Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Early start to fire season should not surprise anyone

THE bushfire season started in terrifying style in Sydney’s north-west on Tuesday, with two homes lost and several firefighters injured.

Australia's Wildfire Season Has Started, and It Isn't Even Summer Yet #bushfires

Australia’s Wildfire Season Has Started, and It Isn’t Even Summer Yet

As Australia prepares for another horror bushfire season, experts are warning that some areas of the country are becoming uninhabitable because of the increased risk of fire and that worse-than-normal seasons are becoming the norm.

The Mounted Branch - why mounted police still important to this day

Behind The Line - The Mounted Branch with Yvette Gray

With Honour They Served. The Story Bridge lit up blue and white in honour of National Police Remembrance Day

With Honour They Served. The Story Bridge lit up blue and white in honour of National Police Remembrance Day

Canberra firefighters help tackle Canadian wildfire emergency in British Columbia

Australian firefighters help tackle Canadian wildfires

Canberra firefighters have flown to Canada to help tackle numerous large wildfires that have been burning for weeks.

NOAA study shows Australia drying caused by greenhouse gases

Australia drying caused by greenhouse gases, study shows

NOAA scientists have developed a new high-resolution climate model that shows southwestern Australia's long-term decline in fall and winter rainfall is caused by increases in manmade greenhouse gas emissions and ozone depletion, .

Records broken in the 2013/14 summer "It’s not just about one summer but an overall trend to more extreme weather” - Climate Councillor, Tim Flannery

Records broken in the summer "It’s not just about one summer but an overall trend to more extreme weather” - Climate Councillor, Tim Flannery

DEFEND OR EVACUATE? Bushfire CRC Firenote 112 explains why some residents delay making this decision

Defend or evacuate? Why residents delay this decision

Why young people should volunteer according to NSW State Emergency Service Local Young Volunteer of the Year Mitch Clout

Why young people should volunteer according to NSW State Emergency Service Local Young Volunteer of the Year Mitch Clout

Faces of the NSW bushfires - stories from those affected

Bush fire cuts off the Hume Highway (October - Benjamin Sale

Australia Has its Hottest September as Fire Threat Grows

Australia had its hottest September on record, continuing a recent trend and also raising the risk of bushfires.