Bushfires

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Name: Bushfires
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

QFES fires off safety reminder

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is reminding all Queenslanders to educate children about bushfire safety and involve them in family bushfire planning and preparations.Director of Operations at the Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ), Peter ... [Published PSNews - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Issues still dog fire-risk areas

Crossfire: Many issues have arisen from the implementation of some of the Bushfires Royal Commission recommendations, according to the Victorian Opposition. Source: WeeklyTimesNowMOBILE phone black spots, post-fire traffic management and council planning ... [Published Weekly Times Now - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Real buzz as danger bites dust

Grateful: Adrian Mohr at his Meredith farm where he has been given underground powerlines. Picture: James Braund Source: SuppliedAS A former Country Fire Authority volunteer, Adrian Mohr knows all too well the devastation bushfires cause.He also knows ... [Published Weekly Times Now - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Fun, sun & fire Swazi-style - PHOTOS

s for its tourism, so when a trip came up, Nonkululeko Khumalo had low expectations 1ZIPPY: The canopy tour at Malolotja is an exhilarating experience.2YUM: The seafood curry at the Royal Villas was full of flavour.3CULTURAL VILLAGE: The Swazi ... [Published Sunday World South Africa - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Feedback wanted on Bushfire laws

The NSW government and NSW Rural Fire Service is inviting public feedback on a draft Code of Practice for the new 10/50 laws giving residents in designated bushfire areas additional powers to protect their homes.The legislation will allow homeowners in ... [Published Wellington Times - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

Fire threat to homes near Broome

A BUSHFIRE north of Broome that authorities believe was deliberately lit is once again posing a threat to lives and homes. ... [Published Perth Now - Jul 07 2014]
Entities: Threat, Bushfires
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Everyone's a winner!

A crowd of about 400 people turned out to mark six months of fire recovery in a charity football match at Romsey Park on Sunday.Hosted by Macedon Ranges Shire Council with assistance from the Victorian Government's Bushfire Recovery Events Program, the ... [Published Midland Express - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Bushfire warning for Broome blaze (The West Australian)

, 12:32 pmA fire warning has been issues for a blaze north of Broome.A bushfire watch and act has been issued for people near Barred Creek and travellers on Cape Leveque Road and Manari Road 40km north of Broome.The bushfire is moving vfast in a westerly ... [Published West Australian - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Bushfire thought to be deliberate

A BUSHFIRE north of Broome in Western Australia’s Kimberley Region that authorities believe was deliberately lit is no longer threatening lives and homes but has burnt through 8000 hectares. ... [Published Perth Now - Jul 06 2014]
Entities: Bushfires
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

NPWS hazard reduction burn at Yarriabini completed

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has completed an important hazard reduction burning operation in Yarriabini National Park south east of Macksville yesterday, 3 July.NPWS Area Manager, Glenn Storrie said the objective for this strategic ... [Published Noodls - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Fire danger period declared for the Top End

A fire danger period has been declared under the Bushfires Act for all areas of the Northern Territory north of the 21st parallel.The declaration will remain in place until the end of the year.During this period, all landowners north of Ali Curung will ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

QLD | Teach your kids bushfire safety

Are you and your family bushfire prepared? Would your kids know what to do during a bushfire emergency? Do they understand the consequences of unsafe fire behaviour?This school holiday, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is reminding all Queenslanders ... [Published Big Medicine - Jul 03 2014]

Quotes

"The Prepare.Act.Survive information guide is full of information that will help you to prepare your home and your family this bushfire season."
"The Napthine Government continues to invest record levels in Victoria's fire agencies, providing more funding than any previous government,” Mr Wells said."
"It also forms an important part of a broader fire management strategy for the reserve which has been approved by the District Bushfire Management Committee" he said
"But the weather bureau is talking about another El Nino event, which could mean a longer dry season, so we're considering all of those things."

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QFES fires off safety reminder [Published PSNews - 1 hour ago]
Real buzz as danger bites dust [Published Weekly Times Now - Jul 08 2014]
Issues still dog fire-risk areas [Published Weekly Times Now - Jul 08 2014]
Emergency services volunteers to start training... [Published Premier of Victoria - Jul 08 2014]
Fun, sun & fire Swazi-style - PHOTOS [Published Sunday World South Africa - Jul 07 2014]
Feedback wanted on Bushfire laws [Published Wellington Times - Jul 07 2014]
Fire threat to homes near Broome [Published Perth Now - Jul 07 2014]
Residents urged to clear yards of fire hazards,... [Published MyGC.com.au - Jul 07 2014]
Bushfire threat for north of Broome [Published Prime 7 - Jul 07 2014]
Everyone's a winner! [Published Midland Express - Jul 07 2014]
Bushfire thought to be deliberate [Published Perth Now - Jul 06 2014]
Bushfire warning for Broome blaze (The West Aus... [Published West Australian - Jul 06 2014]
Tasmanian Government seeks new State Fire Manag... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 05 2014]
Hazard reduction burn in Limeburners Creek Nati... [Published Noodls - Jul 04 2014]
NPWS hazard reduction burn at Yarriabini completed [Published Noodls - Jul 04 2014]
Fire danger period declared for the Top End [Published ABC Online - Jul 04 2014]
Fire services levy rates fall [Published The Ararat Advertiser - Jul 04 2014]
Brisbane's New City Plan Proves a Model for Others [Published Asian Surveying & Mapping - Jul 04 2014]
VIC | World-class emergency training centre fir... [Published Big Medicine - Jul 03 2014]
VIC | EMV: The new face of emergency management... [Published Big Medicine - Jul 03 2014]
Atmospheric shift [Published Australian Conservation Foundation - Jul 03 2014]
QLD | Teach your kids bushfire safety [Published Big Medicine - Jul 03 2014]
Bonogin hazard burn to reduce bushfire risk [Published MyGC.com.au - Jul 03 2014]
Global disaster role for hazards research centre [Published Get Living - Jul 03 2014]
Territorians go barefoot and use their thongs t... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 03 2014]
Bushfire law gives homeowners right to remove t... [Published Maitland Mercury - Jul 02 2014]
Are you ready for a bushfire? [Published Central Queensland News - Jul 02 2014]
Territorians fight grass fire with their thongs... [Published ABC Online - Jul 02 2014]
Territory Day fireworks cause nine small fires,... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 02 2014]
Preparation not too early: RFSQ [Published Ipswich Satellite - Jul 02 2014]
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Another Week in the Ecological Crisis, June 22,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 23 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Confronting a New Age of ConsequencesSolstice EditionJune 22, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , ...
Australia: It's the season for reason in climat... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jun 21 2014]
Sydney Morning Herald: What`s happened to the seasons? It`s June but my backyard plum tree sprouts blossom while wearing a mantle of yet-to-fall leaves. Basil -- a summer herb -- is only just dying off in the tardy cold. Spring bulbs started coming up ...
South Sudan: 'It May Approach as Quickly as a B... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 02 2014]
Source: Institute of Development StudiesCountry: South Sudan Summary This research report presents the findings of case study research in Eastern Equatoria State in South Sudan, carried out within the Power, Violence, Citizenshipand Agency (PVCA) programme. ...
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, May 4,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 05 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Another Week of Climate Disruption NewsInformation is not Knowledge…Knowledge is not Wisdom ...
Tropical Cyclone Hits Australia As ‘One Of The ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 11 2014]
The forecast path shown above is the Australian Bureau of Meteorology’s best estimate of the cyclone’s future movement and intensity. The red circles indicate the destructiveness of winds, while the orange zone indicates the storm’s projected 24-hour ...
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Bushfires grip Australia's Victoria state [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 09 2014]
Bushfires in southeast Australia, as temperatur... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 16 2014]
Bushfire threatens homes in Western Australia [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 12 2014]
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