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Protecting Towns From Bushfires

  The disastrous bushfire that destroyed the town of Yarloop has brought into sharp focus the danger that exists for several towns in the south-west part of Western Australia. Towns at risk include Collie, Margaret River, Donnybrook and Denmark. All these are…

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Smoke in Autumn

  The skies in South Western WA in autumn usually carry large volumes of smoke from prescribed burning in forests. While there have been some complaints from urban areas about the amount of smoke, the Bushfire Front applauds the efforts of the…

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Unsafe Places

  While there is a severe fire hazard in many places in Western Australia, there are several standout places where the hazards are very high, and the potential for loss of life and property is also very high. Local governments need to…

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Bushfire Awareness

  Unfortunately there will always be bushfires. No matter what we do, fires will start from lightning strikes, human carelessness, accidents or arson. If you live in a rural or semi-rural area, or a country town, you need to know if you…

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The Usual Urban Panics

  It’s another summer again and once again we have almost daily TV accounts of an urban blaze somewhere around Perth in some pocket of urban bush or local bush reserve that goes up in flames. Such bushfires are a real threat…

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Cyclone Disaster Remembered

  Forty years ago in April 1978, Cyclone Alby brought one of Western Australia’s worst storm and bushfire crises to the South-west and Great Southern regions. Both were severely hit. Five lives were lost in the storm and dozens injured. Hundreds of…

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