"The past is never fully gone. It is absorbed into the present and the future. It stays to shape what we are and what we do."
Sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia, Inaugural Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture, August 1996.

The 2002/03 Fires

John Cunningham (bio)


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The Fires

Written summary plus:

Slide Presentation - The Fire Narrative

Wareing/Flinn Narrative (being pursued)

The Impacts & Recovery

Written summary plus:

Link to Video- Dancing with the Devil 

Slide Presentation - Fire Recovery

The Inquiries

Written summary plus:

Inquiry Report

Auditor General's Report

Slide Presentation - Lessons

What Changed?

How did our experience at these fires change future practice?