Given the unprecedented bushfires during the 2019-20 bushfire season, the NSW Government commissioned an independent expert inquiry. To ensure the inquiry has actionable, evidence based and rigorous information, the Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub supporting the Inquiry by providing analysis, technical and scientific advice and recommendations. The analysis included input from DPIE and RFS fire researchers. The work took the full commitment of the Hub for 3 months.
The Hub addressed the following Inquiry themes and questions:
Historical and seasonal context of the 2019-20 NSW Bushfires
Fire Severity and Behaviour
Probability of loss/damage to life and property
Options for bushfire risk management in the future
View NSW Bushfire Hub reports and seminars produced for the inquiry here.