Background Material

This section of our website provides a selection of reference material on fire management issues. These include

  • Four Fire Management Scenarios by David Ward 2005
    A description of how different attitudes to forest fire management can have very different            outcomes, using a modelling approach.
  • Presentations from the 2005 Eaton Seminar
    Papers presented by BFF members and a Water Corporation catchment manager.
  • Text of BFF Submissions to Various Inquiries
  • A Modern Bushfire
    A description of a small Hills bushfire that raises questions about unnecessary costs of fire suppression and the attitudes of people towards fire suppression.
  • Bidi Burning
    An account of aboriginal burning practices in south west WA