Reviews and inquiries
Several government inquiries and major reviews into bushfire management in Victoria have been carried out since the Black Friday fires of 1939. See table below.
Harrietville fire report
Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission
Impacts of public land management practices on bushfires in Victoria
Operational reviews of major fires in Victoria 2006/07.
Fire season debrief outcomes report 2005/06.
Ministerial taskforce on bushfire recovery – 2005/06 fires.
Examination of prescribed burning practices
Ministerial taskforce on bushfire recovery 2002–3 fires.
National inquiry on bushfire mitigation and management
Fire prevention and preparedness
Inquiry into the 2002-2003 Victorian bushfires
|1998||Investigation and inquests into a wildfire and the deaths of five firefighters at Linton on 2 December 1998 |
Coroners Court Victoria
Fire protection – Special Report No. 16
|1983||Report of the Bushfire Review Committee|
S.I. Miller, W Carter and R.G. Stephens (1984).
Report of the Bushfire Review Committee: On Bushfire Disaster Preparedness and Response in Victoria, Australia following the Ash Wednesday fires 16 February 1983. Melbourne, Australia.
See: State Government of Victoria
Royal Commission to inquire into the causes of and measures taken to prevent the bush fires of January 1939.