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Department of Sustainability and Environment

Department of Sustainability and Environment


Vic government goes missing on bushfire maps

Andrew CrookDec 10, 20096 Comments

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by the Victorian Country Fire Authority to help residents avoid the devastation of another Black Saturday are years out of date and contain a raft of embarrassing errors.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

Eleri HarrisJul 17, 20095 Comments

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

Sophie BlackApr 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.