Bushfires

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Name: Bushfires
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Powercor - Powerline Bushfire Safety Program cost pass through 2014

Powercor lodged an application for a pass through of increased taxation costs arising from participation in the Victorian Government’s Powerline Replacement Fund program. Additional supporting information was provided on 29 July 2014.Submissions on Powercor’s ... [Published Australian Energy Regulator - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

MediaCom helps increase awareness of Queensland Government's new Bushfire Survival Plan

A joint campaign has been created to keep Queenslander families in high-risk areas safe during this coming bushfire seasonIn partnership with Queensland Government, MediaCom’s specialist division, MediaCom Beyond Advertising (MBA), has created a campaign ... [Published PRWire - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Radio upgrade for emergency services

Tasmania's emergency services will soon be able to communicate directly with each other over a mobile radio network. Tasmania's emergency services will soon be able to communicate directly with each other over a mobile radio network. Ambulance Tasmania ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Wake Up, Wimmera: September 19

CATCH up on news from across the Wimmera.WEATHERMorning frosts with a sunny day reaching a top of 17 degrees, with some light winds.FIVE YEARS AGOThe heat was on Powercor at a Royal Commission hearing in Horsham as questions were asked about the maintenance ... [Published Wimmera Mail Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bushfire raging near Kruger Park

A fire is raging out of control in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, News24 has reported.An employee at the reserve, situated adjacent the Kruger National Park, told News24 that even Sabi Sands' management were out in the bush fighting the fire.According to ... [Published iafrica.com - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Bushfires
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

OPINION: Bushfire risk keeps growing

Smoke and mirrors make it hard to burn off fuel to reduce bushfires, writes Geoff Walker.THE autumn of 2014 was unusually warm and dry in the Hunter – perfect burnoff weather – but very little smoke could be seen. This means that we will enter the next ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Blaze under investigation

A BUSHFIRE that ignited south-east of Robinvale on Monday is being investigated. A BUSHFIRE that ignited south-east of Robinvale on Monday is being investigated. Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) incident controller Andy Koren said ... [Published Sunraysia Daily - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bushfire rules fail most vulnerable

Proposed bushfire regulations that could start in May do not address property valuations, mortgages or insurance issues for properties in areas considered prone to fire, the Australian Property Institute has warned.The draft State planning policy for ... [Published West Australian - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

New fire warnings as danger level reaches ‘very high’

GOLD COASTERS are being urged to take more precautions to avoid fire risks as the danger level reaches ‘very high’ today.RACQ Insurance feared communities were being placed at unnecessary bushfire risk, following research that revealed nearly half of ... [Published MyGC.com.au - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Andrew Turner from Bushfires NT says crews are hoping to bring the blaze under control later today

Bushfires NT assistant director Andrew Turner speaks about a large blaze burning south of Katherine.Source: ABC Rural |Duration: 4min 2sec ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Five years on from Black Saturday, Victoria drags its feet on bushfire protection

Although the state government has implemented most of the recommendations of the Bushfires Royal Commission, there is still important work to do, writes Crikey intern Andrei Ghoukassian.Read more on the blog... ... [Published Crikey Media - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Bushfires
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Schofields Bushfire Brigade marks 70 years of great service

FOR members of the Schofields Bushfire Brigade, marking 70 years of service, proves they are there for the community. The all-volunteer brigade are one of the lynch pins in the state’s fight fighting ability, annually putting out small and big fires which ... [Published Daily Telegraph Australia - The Hills - Sep 15 2014]

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"We knew the developer wanted the trees gone purely for cosmetic reasons" he said
"I've had a lot of people come upup to me and say 'thanks you saved my life, you saved aunty Dolly's life' but the reality is, it was a huge team effort" - CFA District 17's John Robinson TOP STORIES
"They are working against strong winds, as the fire has moved north to Skukuza" News24 quoted him as saying
"Back- burning remains to be an important strategy with these fires having the potential to burn for the next few days."

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Tree-culling may have relied on out-of-date bus... [Published Melbourne Age - 7 hours ago]
Firefighters warn: Take the time to prepare for... [Published MyGC.com.au - Sep 19 2014]
Powercor - Powerline Bushfire Safety Program co... [Published Australian Energy Regulator - Sep 19 2014]
AusNet Services - Powerline Bushfire Safety Pro... [Published Australian Energy Regulator - Sep 19 2014]
Wake Up, Wimmera: September 19 [Published Wimmera Mail Times - Sep 18 2014]
Bushfire raging near Kruger Park [Published iafrica.com - Sep 18 2014]
OPINION: Bushfire risk keeps growing [Published Newcastle Herald - Sep 18 2014]
Two prescribed burns in Collie [Published Collie Mail - Sep 18 2014]
92 bushfires burn in NSW [Published Goulburn Post - Sep 18 2014]
Major NPWS hazard reduction burn in Medowie SCA... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
Radio upgrade for emergency services [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Sep 18 2014]
MediaCom helps increase awareness of Queensland... [Published PRWire - Sep 18 2014]
Victoria’s emergency services prepare for busy ... [Published Premier of Victoria - Sep 18 2014]
Warning to take fire precautions [Published Farm Weekly - Sep 17 2014]
Blaze under investigation [Published Sunraysia Daily - Sep 17 2014]
Building code chaos [Published Batemans Bay Post - Sep 17 2014]
Bushfire rules fail most vulnerable [Published West Australian - Sep 17 2014]
No inspections for private power poles [Published Perth Now - Sep 17 2014]
New fire warnings as danger level reaches ‘very... [Published MyGC.com.au - Sep 17 2014]
Andrew Turner from Bushfires NT says crews are ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 16 2014]
Pastoralists and fire crews battling Top End blaze [Published ABC Online - Sep 16 2014]
Paul Kelly awarded University of Adelaide honor... [Published Prime 7 - Sep 16 2014]
Five years on from Black Saturday, Victoria dra... [Published Crikey Media - Sep 16 2014]
Schofields Bushfire Brigade marks 70 years of g... [Published Daily Telegraph Australia - The Hills - Sep 15 2014]
Protecting lives in Yarra Ranges this bushfire ... [Published Liberal Party Victoria - Sep 15 2014]
A rethink needed on Hazelwood mine fire [Published Business Spectator - Sep 15 2014]
Gippsland councils share in climate change funds [Published ABC Online - Sep 15 2014]
Mudgee RFS connect with community at open day [Published Mudgee Guardian - Sep 14 2014]
Firies save homes from blaze [Published Northern Territory News - Sep 14 2014]
Firies battle Bees Creek blaze [Published Northern Territory News - Sep 14 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+ , ...
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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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