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Victorian 2009 Bush Fire Report

 

 

Commissioned by the Victorian National Parks Association, Australian Conservation Foundation and The Wilderness Society, this report analyses the driving influences of the February 7 Victorian bushfires and how they passed through and affected different areas.

Bushfire Truths:

43% state forest

29% private land

5% plantations

23% National Parks

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Commissioned by the Victorian National Parks Association, Australian Conservation Foundation and The Wilderness Society, this report analyses the driving influences of the February 7 Victorian bushfires and how they passed through and affected different areas.

Bushfire Truths:

43% state forest

29% private land

5% plantations

23% National Parks

Download now 

 Download individual sections 

 1.0 Introduction and table of contents  (164kb pdf)

 2.0 Conditions leading up to the February fires  (228kb pdf)

 3.0 Rating the conditions of 7 February  (50kb pdf)

 4.0 Weather conditions and wildfires ignited on 7 February 2009  (74kb pdf)

5.0 Selected major fires ignited on 7 February 2009

 6.0 Other fires in Victoria  (166kb pdf)

 7.0 Overall area fire affected  (40kb pdf)

 8.0-9.0 Fire danger and changing climate patterns / Fuel reduction burns and extreme fire danger index  (108kb pdf)

 10 Conclusions  (44kb pdf)

 References  (74kb pdf)