Spark of hope in Australia’s bushfire crisis
As we adapt to more severe weather events in a changing climate, we need a better understanding of how bushfires start and spread.
Air quality: how we’re minimising smoke impact
As bushfires continue around the country many of us are experiencing poor air quality. Our forecasting technology is helping minimise exposure to smoke.
The impact of bushfires on Australian insects
Discover some of the ways bushfires harm and benefit different species of insects.
Preparing your home for bushfire
When it comes to being prepared for bushfires, safety starts in your own backyard.
Extinguishing bushfire myths and misconceptions
Understanding how bushfires work is important when it comes to protecting life and property.
A dry landscape and a dire season: we explain the current bushfire environment
Our bushfire expert Andrew Sullivan delves beyond the smoke haze to explain the current crisis and the tough conditions ahead.
No one can hear you scream in here
This Halloween we thought we’d test run our new anechoic chamber on the spine chilling screams from our favourite horror movies…
Could the Aussie barbeque go up in smoke?
In summer we all crank up the barbie and in winter we stoke the fireplace. But is all this smoke causing us harm? Our air quality experts are on the case.
Five ways Indigenous science explains the world
To mark the opening of our ASSETS program for this year, we're sharing our five favourite projects that rely on Indigenous scientific knowledge.
Safety among the gum trees for Wye River
Our leading bushfire risk expert Justin Leonard has been working with the community and a wider Advisory Panel to develop a set of voluntary guidelines that will help improve the townships resilience to bushfire.
Bushfires have a sting in the tail for Tasmania’s honey industry
Tasmania's bushfires have hurt not only the state's forests, but also the honey industry that depends on access to the region's unique trees.