Why we must be ready for bushfires this summer
A University of Melbourne expert warns emergency services and communities must learn from the mistakes of bushfires past, like Black Saturday, to save lives.
The opportunists after the fires
University of Melbourne research finds a dramatic increase in feral predators after fires, making some native Australian animals even more vulnerable.
Black Saturday: the hidden costs
A six-year study of the mental toll of Australia's worst bushfire, Black Saturday, shows the fallout lasts years but social ties are key to resilience.
Bushfires: How politics is compromising safety
As Australia's fire seasons become longer, more complex and damaging, an industrial dispute is the last thing fire-prone communities need.
Black Saturday: The lessons of expert advice
A Supreme Court case into Australia's devastating Black Saturday bushfires offers keys lessons in law for future hearings.
Learning to learn from bushfires
Finger pointing, blame and scapegoating after a devastating bushfire is not the answer. Looking forward and understanding the risks is the right way.