Category Archives: Grassfires

FLAWS IN BUSHFIRE BUILDING REGULATIONS:

A planning expert has warned that houses in  bushfire-ravaged towns should not be rebuilt   http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-06/bushfire-ravaged-towns-should-not-be-rebuilt-expert-warns/8166178 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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