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A Disastrous Bushfire Season Highlights the Need for Reliable Information

Bushfires are synonymous with the history of Australia, pre and post European settlement. Clearly this bushfire season has been unprecedented in severity, duration and extent.

Queensland was first impacted by severe bushfires in August 2019. Prolonged drought and strong positive Indian Ocean Dipole-influenced weather conditions kicked the QLD season off earlier than usual.

The Power of Location in an Era of Digital Transformation

Treat Your Team: A Reward System That Works

True agile teams are self-organizing in nature. This means that they decide how they are going to complete the work scoped for a given sprint. One thing that is usually not part of the self-organization is rewards and recognition. This is usually left with management or at a company level. We as a team decided to change this.

Mapping the Future of Farming

Agriculture worldwide faces daunting challenges, not only because of increasing population growth, changing food consumption patterns, natural resource scarcity and environmental degradation, but also as a result of the rapidly intensifying threat of climate change. Australia is likely to be one of the most exposed of the world’s developed countries to the adverse effects of climatic change, especially possible declines in agricultural production…

Great Ocean Road Erosion Impacts

Fascinating but worrying to see the work reported in The Age Newspaper (“Great Ocean Road at risk from surging sea” 11/01/2019 – Royce Millar) concerning the impact of rising sea levels on the iconic Great Ocean Road along the south-western Victorian coastline.

Our Climate Change Declaration

We believe the time has come to more formally communicate our company’s commitment to address the challenges of human-induced climate change.

Climate Change Will Change Everything

There is no doubt that climate change is no longer just a threat, it is a real and present danger that is increasingly impacting the lives of many people and the natural world. The question is what are we doing about it?

Climate Change Adaption Research

Reflecting on the recent National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility 2018 Climate Adaptation Conference held in Melbourne there were several themes that stand out for me.

Climate Change – Above the Politics

The latest Four Corners investigation, Weather Alert, was compelling. The byline was While politicians question the reality of climate change, farmers and businesses act.

Coastal Climate Change Impact Assessment

The Coastal Climate Change Impact Assessment project is a great example of how our solutions assist our clients to better manage their natural and built assets.