Future Scenarios

Understanding how future bushfires impact upon human communities, the environment and the economy is a necessity. This understanding will improve government policy and inform decision making within stakeholders and selected industries, such as insurance companies and water providers.


  • What are the key variables of future bushfire scenarios relevant to projects, including economics, in the Bushfire CRC?
  • What critical, evidence-based knowledge is available to parameterise a range of alternate future scenarios of bushfire in Australia?
  • What are the likely future scenarios of bushfire in selected areas of Australia?
  • How will these future scenarios impact on bushfire-related dynamics, including economics?

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