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We're working with communities, fire agencies and governments to predict, model, respond and recover from bushfires, applying the latest digital and environmental science.

For almost 70 years we have worked collaboratively in bushfire research, from understanding and modelling the impact of bushfires on the environment to post-fire assessments and improving infrastructure design.

We've performed post-bushfire surveillance and research in every major fire event in Australia since the 1983 Ash Wednesday fires.

On this page you can access our latest bushfire news, feature articles, and multimedia.

Take a deep dive into our research here.

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Dr Dan Metcalfe

Deputy Director, Land and Water

Dan is a landscape ecologist specialising in tropical and sub-tropical ecology and ecophysiology, and the sustainable management of natural landscapes. Dr Metcalfe is available for media comment and his media contact is Helen Beringen.

Dr Andrew Sullivan

Bushfire Behaviour and Risks team leader

Andrew is the leader of the CSIRO Bushfire Behaviour and Risks team, which is internationally recognised as a leader in the field of bushfire behaviour prediction and firefighter safety science. Dr Sullivan is available for media comment and his media contact is Helen Beringen.

Dr Jaci Brown

Research Director, Climate Science Centre

Jaci's research has spanned tropical oceanography, climate projections including impacts on natural disasters like bushfires, fisheries, high resolution ocean defence tools, and seasonal atmospheric processes in Australia. She is available for media comment, and her media contact is Chris Gerbing.

Media Contacts

Ms Andrea Wild

Communication Advisor (Corporate Affairs)

Mr Chris Gerbing

Communication Manager, Oceans And Atmosphere (CORPORATE AFFAIRS)

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