Bushfires: earlier detection could save billions

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated October 6 2020 - 1:14am, first published September 8 2020 - 2:30pm
Experts say minutes could make a difference. Picture: Karleen Minney

Billions of dollars would be saved if Australia spotted and tackled new bushfires earlier, according to new research published by the Australian National University.


Steve Evans

Steve Evans


Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."