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Long-term Disaster Resilience Report

Launched in Wangaratta on 22 February 2019, the Long-term Disaster Resilience Report identifies what helps and hinders individual and community resilience in disasters.

25 February, 2019

The silent risks of electric vehicles: how do we ensure pedestrian safety?

The growing popularity of electric cars presents an increasing risk to the visually impaired.

20 February, 2019

Monash tops rankings as world’s most productive organisation for road safety studies

Monash University has been identified as the most productive organisation in the world for road safety studies. The finding was the result of research published in the leading journal Accident Analysis & Prevention.

13 February, 2019
Road Safety Management Leadership Program Nov 2018

MUARC Road Safety Management Leadership Program - Registrations are now open

We're pleased to announce that registrations are now open for the next instalment of the MUARC Road Safety Management Leadership Program.

19 December, 2018
Leadership Program Nov 2018 cohort

MUARC holds its tenth Road Safety Management Leadership Program

From the 12th to 16th November 2018, MUARC hosted senior road safety managers from Australia and abroad at the flagship program where participants were exposed to the extensive knowledge and real-world experience of the internationally-renowned

21 November, 2018

Vale Professor Ross Day

Professor Brian Fildes pays tribute to Professor Ross Day who showed strong support for MUARC in the early days.

1 November, 2018

Injury data reveals extent and causes of aged care residents being admitted to hospital

The latest edition of Hazard, a publication by MUARC’s Victorian Injury Surveillance Unit (VISU), has found there was a total of 14,896 unintentional injury-related hospital admissions among aged care

23 October, 2018

Electric and hybrid cars putting pedestrians at risk

The increase of electric and hybrid cars on Australian roads is putting pedestrians at significant risk, particularly people who are blind or have low vision, new research has found.

15 October, 2018

Drivers distracted every 96 seconds – first findings from the Australian Naturalistic Driving Study

The first results from the Australian Naturalistic Driving Study (ANDS) have found that drivers are distracted for 45 per cent of the time behind the wheel.

10 October, 2018