Become a citizen scientist: help in the aftermath of an extreme event
In this three-part series, we explore the ways you can help scientists understand extreme events. This week we focus on post-disaster recovery and resilience.
Smart sensors to help Darwin residents manage smoke and heat
We’re working with the City of Darwin to improve the air pollution data collected by smart sensors.
What shapes our science? Our people
As we look at the past year's research efforts and the future of science, our people are firmly at the centre of it all.
Virtual expedition: detecting the Kangaroo Island dunnart
Citizen scientists are helping researchers with the recovery of the critically endangered Kangaroo Island dunnart after the bushfires.
Smooth sailing: fire-resistant cladding for ships, ahoy!
We helped a Tasmanian-based manufacturer create a new and improved fire-resistant cladding for ships to keep you fire-safe on land, and at sea.
Isolate, investigate, identify: Help Australia’s bushfire recovery from your couch
With your help, scientists can gather more information about how bushfire recovery is tracking across the country.
How can we support Indigenous-led fire management?
We’re working with Indigenous fire experts to design landscape burning partnerships, projects and activities.
Five tips for replanting your garden after bushfires
Australians are starting to return to their homes and rebuild their lives after the bushfires. Creating a garden can be an important part of the process of recovery and reconnecting.
Bushfire impact on Australian plants
Many Australian plants have strategies to cope with fire and some species even take advantage of bushfires to germinate.
Fire-tested systems help crews survive truck burnovers
Water spray systems, tested by us and evolved by state fire authorities, are protecting fire trucks and firefighters from burnovers.
Spotify playlist: This is Australia
We love Australia. We're celebrating our great southern land with a playlist of classic Australian tracks.