Response to agreed recommendations from 2020 bushfire inquiry

The National Parks and Wildlife Service is making progress in implementing the accepted recommendations of the NSW Bushfire Inquiry 2020.

Firefighter nightshiftThe NSW Government accepted all 76 recommendations from the NSW Bushfire Inquiry 2020 report in relation to bushfire preparedness and response.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) within the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water is the lead agency on 2 recommendations and contributing to recommendations led by other agencies.

Following the NSW Audit Office’s performance audit ‘Addressing public inquiry recommendations – Emergency response agencies’, NPWS and other emergency response agencies have committed to publishing their actions in response to recommendations.

NPWS's response to recommendations from the 2020 bushfire inquiry can be found in the quarterly progress reports provided by Resilience NSW which can be found on the Department of Premier and Cabinet's NSW Bushfire Inquiry webpage.