Category Archives: Grassfires


A planning expert has warned that houses in  bushfire-ravaged towns should not be rebuilt Anyone planning to build, rebuild, retrofit or repair home to be bushfire resistant needs to be aware of the failings in the relevant building regulations … Continue reading

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Stock safety during bushfire

    Some simple protective measures can make a huge difference to stock safety during bushfire. The simplest is to plough 6m bare earth strips on each side of  fence lines. This can be done in a lull between fire … Continue reading

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The aftermath of Lancefield escaped burn.

The Department of Environment, Land, Water  & Planning has asserted its commitment to working with communities to reduce the impact of planned burns on communities: ‘We aim … to plan our burns to put local communities first.’ For report, see ‘THE … Continue reading

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