March 10, 2009 12
Fuel reduction burns do have their place but on "Black Saturday" they made no difference to the outcome, writes Simon Birrell.
February 16, 2009 4
There are many wide ranging impacts of bushfires and 'management' fires than have not been considered to date, writes Lionel Elmore.
February 12, 2009 4
Once considered a practical, even obvious approach to bushfire safety, the provision of designated Fire Refuges in at-risk communities has fallen out of favour, writes Chris Paver.
February 10, 2009 7
The Royal Commission into Victoria's ongoing bushfires will intensify scrutiny of the controversial "prepare, stay and defend" policy, writes Chris Paver.
February 10, 2009 22
People are still dying because they are being told they can defend their houses, writes Lionel Elmore.
December 10, 2008 2
The social welfare organisation Jesuit Social Services is under fire following the dismissal of one of its youth workers, writes Cam Smith.
December 5, 2008 2
One of Australia’s most respected aviation consultants has received a "shut up or else" letter from a law firm following his contribution to the Aviation Green Paper, writes Ben Sandilands.