When will Australia’s drought break?
For drought-busting rains, we might just have to wait for the tropical oceans to serve up some moisture, finds new research including University of Melbourne.
Explaining Melbourne’s crazy but predictable weather
Melbourne's highly variable weather is a perennial conversation starter, but Melbourne University experts explain that it is largely about unique geography
What does climate mean for wine?
University of Melbourne research shows how we can produce the best wine by combining climate predictions and vineyard records to predict for the next vintage.
What does a wet spring mean for bushfire season?
A recent spell of wet weather in Melbourne won't make a big impact bushfire risk, says a University of Melbourne expert, with the risk remaining high.
Solving our climate history puzzle
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts features Joelle Gergis on Australia's climate history, detailed in her book Sunburnt Country.
The First Fleet and Australia’s unforgiving weather
In her new book, Dr Joëlle Gergis from the University of Melbourne looks at the history of Australia's harsh climate, from the arrival of the First Fleet to now
Clock on: When weather gets into a routine
New research has identified a weekly cycle in city temperatures around Australia, highlighting the impact of human behaviour on our cities.