Environmentalists Responsible for Much of Australia’s Bushfire Problem

Environmentalists Responsible for Much of Australia’s Bushfire Problem

“A TINDER BOX” by Tom Harris, Executive Director, ICSC, ©2020 (Jan. 31, 2020) — Recent climate change has not caused Australian bushfires. Besides the fact that many of the fires are set by people, either intentionally or by accident, a major cause of Australia’s fire problem has been the high ‘fuel loads,’ underbrush that, left to accumulate […]

Government by Enquiry

Government by Enquiry

DO WE NEED ANOTHER BUSHFIRE ROYAL COMMISSION? by Viv Forbes, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club, ©2020 (Jan. 20, 2020) — Politicians hide behind enquiries – their magic answer to all problems, especially bushfires. Announcing enquiries give the impression of decisive action, they generate fees for armies of barristers, lawyers and bureaucrats, and provide momentary excitement […]