National approach needed

Former Victorian Chief Fire Officer, East Gippsland local, Ewan Waller, has called for an urgent national approach to fighting bushfires, labelling the three most recent bushfire inquiries conservative and inadequate. “Bushfire is now a national issue and it’s got to be approached that way,” he said. “What we need is really strong direction and policy, […]

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Good Forest Management

The photograph shows upslope to Dunoon Road, Wye River, 9 September 2013. The 2015 fire burnt through this area and destroyed houses on Dunoon Road. The issues surrounding what constitutes good forest management and global warming or climate change are vexed and at times polarise debate. Whatever one’s attitude towards climate change or global warming, […]

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