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Burn: documentary about traditional burning

By: Leith Hillard

Category: Operational Information

  9.31 AM 12 August, 2016

Location: General

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Burning the bush to prevent catastrophic fires is something that rural fire services all over the country have been doing for decades. But Aboriginal Australians have been doing it for tens of thousands of years—and their "cool burns" are making a welcome comeback.

Listen to this Radio National documentary about the resurgence of cool burning in New South Wales. CFA member and author Bruce Pascoe also participated in the program.

Last Updated: 12 August 2016