Location not size: fuel reduction burns most effective within 1km of houses

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
March 15 2021 - 5:38am
REVIEW: The study found smaller target hazard reduction burns close to town are more effective than burning big areas of bushland. Photo: Adam McLean

LOCATION is far more important that size when it comes to fuel reduction burns, a new study by the Bushfire Recovery Project has found.


Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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