2017 Symposium

Bushfire management: balancing the risks

NPA ACT convened a 2-day community symposium on 21 – 22 July 2017 on fire management in the ACT in a changing climate. Its purpose was to contribute to ACT government policy, goal setting and strategic directions of fire management.

The symposium brought together  a mix of experts, including researchers, the ACT environment and emergency services minister, senior ACT Government and emergency services officials, landcare volunteers, and rural leaseholders

The proceedings from the symposium can be downloaded here


Discussion Paper: Assessing mitigation of the risk from extreme wildfires using MODIS hotspot data. 


Audio (MP3) from the symposium: Fri AM earlyFri AM laterFri PM earlyFri PM laterSat AM earlySat AM laterSat PM

 Picture of presentation at 2017 symposium