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Managing fire risk in Tasmania (Launceston)

Start Date 26th Nov 2019 7:00pm
End Date 26th Nov 2019 9:00pm
Location Princess Theatre, 57 Brisbane Street, Launceston TAS

What are the lessons from past fires that inform future fire management?


  • Professor David Bowman, Professor of Pyrogeography and Fire Science, University of Tasmania
  • Mr Jeremy Smith, Director, Community Fire Safety, Tasmania Fire Service
  • Dr Steven Leonard, Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment, Tasmania
  • Mr Paul Black, Parks and Wildlife Service, Tasmania. State Fire Manager

Convenor - Professor Libby Lester, University of Tasmania

Ecological Society of Australia Public Lecture

This public lecture is about managing fire risk in Tasmania, how we can learn from past fires, how we prepare communities, how we protect environmental and cultural assets and how can humans co-exist with fire.

The lecture will be followed by an audience question and answer session.

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