Saturday, 31 July 2010
2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission releases final report on "Black Saturday"
The 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission has just released its final report. The Commission conducted an extensive investigation into the causes of, the preparation for, the response to and the impact of the fires that burned throughout Victoria in late January and February 2009 and caused the death of 173 people.
The report is written and released openly and worldwide to ensure that lessons from the disaster are clearly defined and learnt: