The natural path to healing
Community-based ecological restoration can aid wellbeing and resilience, and could be used to inform future bushfire plans.
Fighting fire with ancient knowledge
With Australia in the grip of devastating bushfires, Indigenous people must be involved in prevention strategies.
The summer threat beyond the fires
The peak time for heatwaves in southern Australia hasn't yet arrived. Many parts of Australia can expect heavy rains and flooding, and northern Australia's cyclone season is just gearing up.
Protecting our protected areas
Conservation sites are being compromised by commercial and population growth, putting pressure on ecosystems and threatened species.
Where there's a will...
Rather than reacting when disaster strikes, there's plenty we can do to prevent catastrophic bushfires.
Early bushfires a scary sign
The NSW and Queensland fires are unprecedented in terms of seasonality, and ominous for the summer ahead.
A call for action, from Townsville to Tuvalu
A new report says policymakers need to address the impact of environmental changes on health in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
Monash the man ... more than a soldier
By the 1920s, the man after whom Monash University was named was broadly regarded as “the greatest living Australian” .
The hidden cost of disasters
Buildings can be replaced, but how do events such as devastating bushfires and floods affect our mental and financial resilience?
The high cost of winning a class action
Cases in which litigants won – but got nothing – has swung the spotlight onto a group of largely silent third-party backers.
Associate Professor, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Monash affiliate, science Manager: Communication & Collaboration (Arthur Rylah Institute)
Emeritus Professor, School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Professor of Business Law and Taxation
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Director, BehaviourWorks Australia, MSDI
Professor and Director, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Professor (Research), Centre for Health Economics