Howitt Society asks the Victorian Coroner to investigate Black Summer Bushfires

Media release 26 July 2021 The Howitt Society has asked the Victorian Coroner to investigate aspects of the catastrophic Black Summer bushfires. Following the fires the Government of Victoria commissioned a report by the Inspector General for Emergency Management (IGEM) and the Commonwealth Government commissioned a Royal Commission into Natural Disaster Arrangements that included bushfire. […]

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The Role of Fuel Reduction Burning in Fire Management

Above, a well managed approach to mild fuel reduction burning with a series of small spot fires. Following any wildfire season (known colloquially in Australia as bushfire) there are usually numerous examples in the media of people associated with State fire suppression agencies, as well as academics, putting forward their theories concerning the role of […]

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