Aboriginal, News

Getting fired up in Cape York

In July 2017, NRM South supported Cathy Ransom, Ben Sculthorpe (weetapoona Aboriginal Corporation directors), John Easton, Craig Blake, Jayke Binns (pakana services) and Kris Schaffer (Bushfoods director) to attend a national fire workshop in Cape York. Essential to successful environmental management is understanding how fire can be both a destructive

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Aboriginal

Aboriginal Values and Fire Management Workshop

In October 2016, Victor Steffensen – an expert in traditional fire management – visited a number of key sites across Tasmania to discuss how fire could be used to heal country. At the same time, a video was put together to showcase the need for collaboration in building a united

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Resources

Bushfire resources for the Summer season

It’s Summer season and our highest risk of bushfire incident.  The following links may be of use in preparing and considering risks for the bushfire season. Bushfire awareness and resources – http://www.bushfirereadyneighbourhoods.tas.gov.au/ Bushfire Survival Plan – http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/Show?pageId=colpreparePlan Recovery after bushfire: Restoring our landscape – a publication to help with recovery

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Farmers and landholders

Farmers continue to rebuild more than a year after bushfire

At the end of 2012 and into 2013, Tasmania’s terrible bushfires affected farmers and landholders in the Derwent Valley, Tasman Peninsula and Sorell as the fires threatened their homes and impacted on their livelihoods. We were proud when the rest of Tasmania responded. But for farmers, whose properties were burnt

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