Welcome

The Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC’s Inquiries and Reviews database contains a catalogue of 311 inquiries and reviews relating to emergency management/natural hazards across all jurisdictions in Australia between 1886 and 2019.

The data can be sorted via disaster and inquiry type, date and jurisdiction using a simple table display. For more in-depth analysis, CSV files can be downloaded allowing you to run local queries and reports.

The database also contains the full recommendations from 133 inquiries and reviews between 2005 and 2019. A facetted exploration interface enables a filter-search of 3,015 recommendations, allowing effective search and comparison through keywords and themes.    

This database can be used for a variety of purposes including:

  • To compare equivalent recommendations between inquiries, themes and jurisdictions
  • To track inquiries across jurisdiction, year and types
  • To download and work with all inquiries and listed recommendations for the particular needs of your organisation

Example analysis

Below are some examples of some of the data available – inquiries by type and inquiries by hazard type. Note that much more extensive analysis is possible, according to your objectives.

sample 02 sample 01

Accept the Terms and Conditions to access the data.