Topic archives: Department of Sustainability and Environment

Vic government goes missing on bushfire maps

December 10, 2009 6

Maps used by the Victorian Country Fire Authority to help residents avoid the devastation of another Black Saturday are years out of date and contain a raft of embarrassing errors.

The bushfire blame game: greenies, loggers or arsonists?

July 17, 2009 5

Victorian conservation groups have hit back at claims greenies and National Parks are culpable for the severity of the Black Saturday bushfires, blaming logging companies.

DSE’s prescribed burning: time for some answers

April 23, 2009

As Black Saturday victims claim that they've been denied a voice in the Royal Commission into bushfires, the DSE's prescribed burns continued across the state.