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Hazard Reduction: The Blame Game

February 18th, 2009 · 51 Comments · Guest Viewpoint

The Bushfires in Victoria were a paradigm-shifting event – gripping, terrifying and devastating for dozens of communities and hundreds of families…The news was shocking in its magnitude and the disaster will have enormous consequences for land management and housing development across the nation. Professor Poongschtok is an alias for one of┬áReal Dirt’s most informed readers. […]

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Protecting Private Conservation

July 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Blog

At Easter in 2004 a few dozen neighbours, friends, family and representatives of the Department of Environment and Climate Change arrived at our property on the NSW South Coast. The gathering was a celebration to witness the signing of a voluntary conservation agreement over more than half of our property, near Moruya on the NSW […]

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