Summary of Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning bushfire fuel management 2017-18

This is the Inspector-General for Emergency Management’s (IGEM’s) third report on planned burns that breach control lines and incorporates implementation monitoring of recommendations associated with bushfire fuel management.

In this report, IGEM details the one breach that occurred during the reporting period and provides a progress update on 6 recommendations made in its previous report Summary of investigations into Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning breaches of planned burn control lines 2016–17.

This report also includes an update on the implementation progress of the final 2 recommendations from the Independent Investigation of the Lancefield-Cobaw Fire, which concludes IGEM’s monitoring and reporting of these 22 recommendations.

Read the Summary of Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning bushfire fuel management 2017-18 report

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