Full Proceedings 2011 Science Day
Burning Issues, the new book on prescribed burning by Professor Mark Adams of the University of Sydney and Dr Peter Attiwill of the University of Melbourne, has been officially launched by the Hon Bernard Teague, AO, the chair of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission.
Justice Teague told the audience at the book launch in Melbourne on 23 November that he became a convert to the evidence for prescribed burning during the proceedings of the royal commission.
"I hope the robust rigour of Burning Issues will help to convert many others."
The science and the politics of burning the Australian landscape to reduce bushfire risk and promote biodiversity is the subject of a new CSIRO Publishing book sponsored by the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre to be launched in Melbourne on 23 November by the Hon Bernard Teague, AO, Chair of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission.