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2013 Tasmanian Bushfires Inquiry Report

Read the 2013 Tasmanian Bushfires Inquiry Report and the Appendices

2013 Tasmanian Bushfires Inquiry FULL Report, volume one (PDF, 7.2MB)

List of recommendations by part and list of acronyms by part (PDF, 438KB)
Introduction (PDF, 131KB)

History of Bushfire in Tasmania (PDF, 334KB)

Emergency Management Arrangements (PDF, 330KB)

The Cause and Circumstances of the Fires (PDF, 5.6MB)

The emergency response (PDF, 1.6MB)

Transition from Response to Recovery (PDF, 446KB)

Community Alerts, Warnings and Information (PDF, 338KB)

Preparation and Planning (PDF, 222KB)

Managing fire Risk (PDF, 718KB)

Improving Emergency Management Arrangements (PDF, 225KB)

Conclusion (PDF, 120KB)


2013 Tasmanian Bushfires Inquiry, volume two - Appendices (PDF, 9MB)

Appendix EI
Tasmania Fire Service & Tasmania Police timelines (PDF, 363KB)

Appendix E2
Appointment of Southern Regional Emergency Management Controller (PDF, 53KB)

Appendix E3
Crime Scene Declaration & Serious Incident Site Declaration (PDF, 1MB)

Appendix E4
Explanation of Tasmania Fire Service 6 operational priorities when bushfires are burning out of control> (PDF, 35KB)
Appendix E5
Tasmania Police Emergency Traffic Management Points (TMP) Access Levels (PDF, 276KB)

Appendix E6
Victorian Traffic Management Points - Bushfire Information Card (PDF, 120KB)

Appendix E7
South Australian State Emergency Management Plan - Annex I - Evacuation Guidelines (PDF, 531KB)

Appendix E8
Victoria Police Evacuation Guidance Card (PDF, 187KB)

Appendix E9
Tasmania Fire Service Community Bushfire Protection Plan & community Bushfire Response Plan Documents (PDF, 5.6MB)

Appendix G1
South Australian State Emergency Management Plan - Annex J - Public Information and Warnings (PDF, 540KB)
Appendix G2
Explanation of Prepare Act Survive (PDF, 30KB)

Appendix G3
Tasmania Fire Service Warning Time Lines (PDF, 76KB)

Appendix G4
Example of an Emergency Warning (PDF, 41KB)
Appendix II
National Strategy for Disaster Resilience Implementation Plan Tasmania (PDF, 43KB)