Resources & Links

Victorian Royal Commission on Bushfires

Follow this link to find the extensive collection on the 2009 final report

Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia – House of Representatives

Select Committee into the recent Australian bushfires – full report 2003

A Nation charred

Government of Western Australia

Report of the Special Inquiry into the January 2016 Waroona Fire

Reframing Rural Fire Management, Volume 1: Report

Reframing Rural Fire Management, Volume 2: Appendices

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (“Cal Fire”)

The Cal Fire website offers a range of information e.g. incident reports, stats and prevention measures.

Bushfire Front, WA

Bushfire Front Inc of Western Australia advocates better management of fire to reduce the impact of bushfire damage.

ForestKnowledge is mainly focussed on supporting students to start their own research. Nonetheless, Forestknowledge provides an excellent source for anyone interested in the latest research and publications around forests.

So many interesting books to read. Better start soon.

Bill Gammage: The biggest Estate on Earth. How Aborigines made Australia. Allen & Unwin, 2012.

Ian Abbott & Neil Burrows (ed.): Fire in ecosystems of south-west Western Australia: impacts and management. Backhuys Publishers, 2003.

Jeremy Russel-Smith, Peter Whitehead & Peter Cooke: Culture, Ecology and Economy of Fire Management in North Australian Savannas. Rekindling the WURRK tradition. CSIRO Publishing, 2009.

Mark Adams & Peter Attiwill: Burning Issues. Sustainability and management of Australia’s southern forests. CSIRO Publishing, 2011.

Oliver Raymond & Roger Underwood: Firefighters. Stories from Australian foresters.

Roger Franklin: Inferno. The day Victoria burned. The Slattery Media Group, 2009.

Roger Underwood: Fire from the Sky. A personal account of the early days of aerial burning in Western Australia. York Gum Publishing, 2016.

Stephen J. Pyne: World Fire. The Culture of Fire on Earth. University of Washington Press, 1997.

Vic Jurskis: Firestick Ecology. Fairdinkum Science in Plain English. Connor Court Publishing, 2015.


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