A mission to prepare Australia for future droughts
We’ve launched our Drought Resilience Mission to reduce the impacts of droughts in Australia and enable faster recovery.
Calling Australian irrigators: water use study
A new study needs Australian irrigators to better understand their strategies and help provide improved recommendations for droughts.
Good news from the River Murray: two fish species have bounced back from the Millennium Drought in record numbers
This year marks a decade since the end of the Millennium Drought, when flood waters reached the mouth of the River Murray in 2010. Find out what's been going on in these waters since then.
How drought-breaking rains transformed these critically endangered woodlands into a flower-filled vista
After Queensland’s drought-breaking rain, we surveyed private farmland to find dried-out woodlands transformed into flower-filled, park-like landscapes.
AI relieves data drought for farmers
Farms of the future will not just need tech, but also intelligence. A new one-click rural property report pulls together data on every rural property in Australia. Backed by science.
Three online tools for smarter farming
We’ve got three new online tools for Australian agribusiness, including carbon farming, fertiliser runoff and weather analytics.
Dual-purpose crops bring drought resilience to farming
Growing crops both grazed by livestock and grown to harvest is helping this farmer weather the drought.
Planting early helps farmer weather the drought
Queensland farmer Daniel Wegener is using a technique we developed called early sowing to make the best of the current drought.
Plants uncovered: extreme serendipity in polyploidy
New research shows how complex the genomes of plants really are. This research can help us grow better and more sustainable crops.
Our future in drought
Recently Australia has seen devasting scenes of blistering heat, historic low rainfall and drought across central and eastern Australia. While our history is punctured by droughts battering Australia, what can they tell us about the future?
Farmers can start 2060 transformation today
Farmers looking to respond to the Australian National Outlook can start adapting today.