Preparing for Victoria’s water future in a warmer and drier climate
New research shows that Victoria’s climate is changing and with that comes the need to better understand how the water cycle is changing and how this will impact on water supplies.
One House to save many
Sometimes playing with fire is actually the safest option – especially when you’re building houses designed to withstand extreme events.
How science found liquid gold in the desert
Researchers have teamed up to uncover an ancient buried water source in South Australia.
Regional Australia could hold the answers to living well in 2050
Regional centres have a big role to play in the future of living in Australia
Building our nation’s climate and disaster resilience: where to from here?
Recent extreme climate and disaster events are fresh in our minds given the summer of 2019/20. So it's timely to question what we can do to build climate and disaster resilience to support our communities, the economy and our environment.
Where there’s smoke there’s complex decisions in the land that burns
Australia is one of the most fire-prone countries on earth. Last summer, as the fires raged, so did the national debate: could we have done more to prevent the carnage? Should we have done more hazard reduction burning?
Why don’t our cities cope with heavy rain?
As our climate changes, we'll experience more extreme weather. We're researching how we can create better cities that can withstand heavy rains and floods.
Ten steps to increasing bushfire resilience
The Black Summer took a heavy toll on Queensland, but will a new bushfire resilience guide for homeowners get the community talking about living with the bush beyond the back fence?