Long heatwaves during entrenched drought often trigger fears of bushfire. It’s easy to imagine rolling days of hot, dry weather desiccating leaves, bark and twigs, transforming them into a potent fuel.
As the catastrophic bushfires continue to burn throughout the country, we’ve seen many examples of people at their best: the brave volunteers on the fire front, those tirelessly taking care of injured wildlife, individuals digging deep into their
Understand fundamental aspects of bushfire behaviour and propagation, including coupled/dynamic effects. Develop scientifically rigorous models that integrate with fire safety and risk management systems.