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Fire management in Australia is approaching crisis point. Seasons such as the Black Summer three years ago showed how our best efforts in fire-fighting and prescribed burning are insignificant in the face of a changing climate.
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Research into koala numbers before and after cultural burns on the world’s second largest sand island has fuelled a push to merge Aboriginal knowledge with cutting-edge science to mitigate the dangers of bushfires across Australia.
University of the Sunshine Coast
Australia has long been referred to as a land of “drought and flooding rains”, prone to bushfires as well as intense rainfall events.
Climate Council of Australia

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As background, the Queensland Strategy for Disaster Resilience 2017 (the Strategy) was released in July 2017 to guide our shared vision of making Queensland the most disaster resilient state in Australia. Resilient Queensland provides an engagement and

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A national Royal Commission into Australia’s devastating Black Summer bushfires has established an agreement from the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd).

The Morrison Government has released the Terms of

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Australia and many other re-prone parts of the world have experienced an increase in bush fires over the past decade. The bush fires have increased in intensity and caused more damage. There is increasing debate within Australia and overseas about how

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Australia's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
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This report provides a synthesis and overall outlook for the Australian environment, including detailed content and assessments found in 12 thematic chapters.
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