The devastation left by the fires that have ripped through East Gippsland and the Upper Murray has been tragic.
The Gauge | Tom Marland says to prevent bushfires you have to understand the landscape and the climate.
Politicians love declaring national parks but hate spending enough money so they don't become havens for bushfires.
The wine industry is one of the most exposed sectors of agriculture to pressures due to climate change.
The Victorian government's decision to reduce the cap on local government rates from 2.5 to 2 per cent, will place more burden on struggling rural and regional councils.
CSIRO Agriculture and Food scientists, Dr Jen Taylor and Filip Janakievski say a step change is needed if producers are going to be successful in generating more from less.
In this week's The Gauge, Moree farmer Oscar Pearse says farmers can be part of the climate change solution but need payment for their environmental stewardship.