Senior Climatologist, Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Lynette Bettio is a senior climatologist in the Climate Monitoring team at the Bureau of Meteorology and has a PhD in climate science. The Climate Monitoring section is responsible for the preparation and analysis of Australia's instrumental climate record. Lynette examines and communicates on changes to Australia’s climate including long-term trends in rainfall and temperature and the interaction with extreme events. Another focus is drought across Australia and how the Bureau can best communicate and inform around this.