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Category five cyclone bearing down on Queensland

Dacia Herbulock posted in on February 2nd, 2011.

Our colleagues at the AusSMC have complied a resource page with information on Cyclone Yasi, including current satellite images. The resource page will be updated throughout the day as developments unfold. For help locating local experts, contact us on (04) 499 5476 or

Queensland flood crisis – experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on January 12th, 2011.

The most recent flash floods in Queensland, which started on Monday, have now claimed at least 10 lives, and left 56,000 properties without power.  90 people are still missing, and the evacuation warnings have been issued in Brisbane. The Australian Science Media Centre has gathered commentary from experts regarding the flooding, as well as a […]

Queensland’s coast blighted by leaked oil – experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on March 12th, 2009.

Pelicans and turtles are among the animals suffering the effects of an oil spill from a cargo ship that has coated Queensland’s beaches in an oily slick. Here’s the latest report from the Associated Press. The Australian Science Media Centre has and will continue to wrap-up commentary from scientists on the environmental impact of the […]

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