National Bushfire Management: Policy Statement for Forests and Rangelands

Australia and many other fire-prone parts of the world have experienced an increase in bushfires over the past decade. The bushfires have increased in intensity and caused more damage. There is increasing debate within Australia and overseas about how best to reduce bushfire risk.

Date
1 January 2014
Publisher
Forest Fire Management Group
Type
Publication
Status
Final
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-0-64658-481-2
  • File PDF 3.5MB
  • Pages 28
  • Name national-bushfire-management-policy-statement-forests-rangelands.pdf

This policy statement and supporting strategies have been developed by all Australian governments to guide the evolution of effective and ecologically sustainable fire regimes within Australia. It builds on experience gained across Australia and assists in developing a more coordinated approach. This policy lays the foundation for future bushfire management in Australia, and ensures that Australia will continue to be a global leader and innovator of bushfire management.