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A NEW BUSHFIRE FRONT HAS IGNITED!
Dismayed by the disastrous bushfires in the eastern States over the summer of 2002/2003, a group of like-minded and concerned practitioners and scientists formed FOREST FIRE VICTORIA (Inc*) in February 2004.
Statement of Purpose
To provide and promote independent and expert opinion on forest fire management;
To ensure that Victoria’s forest fire management policies and practices are based on science, experience and accountability; and address social, economic and environmental values of natural ecosystems;
To ensure that the long-term well-being and safety of forest ecosystems and their surrounding rural communities are protected.
Our method of operation
Forest Fire (Vic) Inc. will seek opportunities to pursue its purpose
through a range of strategies including:
Making submissions to enquiries;
Providing experts for seminars, conferences and media
Exposing the consequences and dangers of distorted science
Bringing problems and solutions to the attention of politicians
Raising awareness of forest fire issues through the media and
Supporting independent and objective research and education
into forest fire management; and
(*incorporated under the Associations Incorporations Act 1981.)
Forest Fire (Victoria) Inc.
Last Modified: Friday, July 28, 2006