Public hearings commence for House Committee's bushfire inquiry

THE House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy is commencing public hearings for its inquiry into vegetation and land management relating to bushfires.

Its first hearing will be held in Canberra on Wednesday February 12, 2020, with representatives from CSIRO, to discuss the science and research behind bushfire behaviour, and activities such as hazard reduction burning, clearing and land rehabilitation.

The Committee continues to welcome public submissions to the inquiry, due by March 31, 2020.

Public hearing details

Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Time: 10:15am to 11am
Location: Committee Room 2R2, Parliament House, Canberra

The hearing will be broadcast live at

The Committee intends to hold public hearings at various locations, which will be announced in due course on the inquiry website. Further information about the inquiry can also be found on the website.


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