The focus this week is the Bushfire Enquiry and the fact that all the recommendations have been accepted. A brilliant job by Mary O’Kane and Dave Owen.
Keeping our evacuation routes open and clear of fallen timber can be a life safer in the bushfire season. Great to see the RMS taking preventative action in this area.
This is one of a large number of stories from around the state in this weeks news roundup.
Great to see more indigenous burning taking place and people taking pride in what they are doing.
Koala lovers will find two good news stories.
These are two of a number of stories from around the state in this weeks roundup.
Andrew Constance has warned his own government has not done enough to protect NSW from another devastating firestorm.
“The community will not be interested in arguments between green and brown on this, they just want survival,” Mr Constance told The Daily Telegraph in an interview.
NSW Parliamentary Commitee recommends the establishment of a Rural Fire Service Volunteers Benevolent Fund, administered cooperatively by the NSW Rural Fire Service, the Volunteer Fire Fighters Association and the Rural Fire Service Association.
This is one of a number of interesting stories in this week’s News Roundup.
The Daily Telegraph reported that firefighters in one of the Australia’s most bushfire-prone areas have revealed how they were left facing seven major bushfire emergencies with broken equipment, barely enough food and without their main tanker.
The Bushfire Royal Commission deadline for reporting has been extended by two months.
This is one of a number of stories from around the state in this week’s News Roundup.
Quite a varied lot of stories this week but my favourite was the one about the Cooma Monaro fire trucks. About Regional published a small gallery of some great archival pics.
And in case you missed the news, Rob Rogers appointment has been made permanent.
We start this weeks news with some fireworks from Paris. After all it is Bastille Day!
We look at backpackers helping BlazeAid, threatened wallabies surviving the fires, and examine the potential for further fire this coming summer. These and other stories from around the state are featured in our weekly news roundup.
This week the VFFA gives further evidence to the Royal Commission and we feature the story of Glen Alice RFS Captain Tim Frew and his crew who worked for 79 days straight on the Gospers Mountain Fire. Plus all the other news from around the traps.