The State Government is committed to hearing stakeholders' views on a range of bushfire management issues to guide future strategies to mitigate bushfires in Western Australia. With three special inquiries and numerous events impacting on the people, property and environment in Western Australia we must aim to set achievable outcomes for mitigating bushfires.
The Terms of Reference for the public submissions were:
The effectiveness of prescribed burning and other mitigation strategiesLocal government responsibilities and capacityHow to better utilise fire ground experienceBushfire mitigation resourcingPersonal responsibility and landowners' understanding of site-specific riskThe outcomes resulting from the Ferguson Report and other major bushfire reviews
7 July 2017 Bushfire Mitigation Summit summary 7 July 2017 Media Statement - Bushfire Mitigation Summit summary now available 4 June 2017 Media statement - Bushfire Mitigation Summit hears from key stakeholders on way forward23 June 2017 Summary of the implementation progress of the Ferguson Report recommendations20 June 2017 Media statement - Agenda released ahead of Friday's Bushfire Mitigation Summit12 June 2017 Media statement - Bushfire Mitigation - Public Submissions 3 June 2017 Media statement - Bushfire Mitigation Summit to be held June 23 June 2017