Fires

Report

30 Nov 2018
10

The Climate Council will publish a report on bushfire risk in Queensland in early 2019. This builds on a significant body of published work by the Council, including a 2016 report entitled Be Prepared: Climate Change and the Queensland Bushfire Threat . With devastating and...

Video

26 Feb 2018
5

This video demonstrates how fire separation building code was visualised in BIM using Autodesk Revit platform.

Discussion paper

31 Oct 2017
226

A range of policy settings already exist across the landscape of fire. Victoria’s aim is to look at this holistically before, during and after fires to develop a future-looking strategy that encompasses fire across all environments.

Commentary

19 Jun 2017
18

A hulking ruin stands in judgement over a country adrift, writes David Hayes.

Report

8 Dec 2016
82

This report examines the response to, and lessons learnt from, recent fires in remote Tasmanian wilderness affecting the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.The introductory chapter outlines the history and effect of the bushfires that occurred in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) in early...

Report

18 Jun 2014
259

Introduction : This backgrounder features two timelines; the first includes major bushfires, bushfire inquiries and related legislative reforms in NSW between 1926 and 2014. The second identifies recent bushfires and bushfire inquiries in the other States and Territories, as well as relevant Commonwealth Parliamentary...

Report

16 May 2014
113

How can governments, communities, businesses and individuals prepare for a total communications blackout in the 21st century?

Overview

This report presents the findings of a research project which assessed the social impact of the Warrnambool exchange fire. The fire occurred on November...

Report

3 Apr 2014
131

The report provides information to assist private enterprise and governments to better understand and plan for emergencies in Victoria. It also sets out what is being done about those risks, and sources of further information, in order to better support strategic priority-setting.

Report

11 Jul 2012
228

CFA has released the Professor Joy Report which looked into historical use of chemicals for live fire fighting training at Fiskville between 1971 and 1999 and the organisation's detailed response. This website links to all sections of the report. CFA has committed to implementing all...

Report

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A comprehensive understanding of vegetation and fire dynamics and their interactions is important for effective land management in central arid Australia, the majority of which is vegetated with natural and semi-natural (grazed) vegetation. The potential loss of fire-sensitive populations of tree and shrub species and...

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