Sup­port for in­quiry into fires

Western Times - - NEWS -

VEG­E­TA­TION man­age­ment is set to be the key topic at an up­com­ing par­lia­men­tary in­quiry. AgForce Queens­land mem­bers have wel­comed the move with the role veg­e­ta­tion man­age­ment played in the re­cent bush­fires around the state in fo­cus. Gen­eral pres­i­dent Ge­orgie Som­er­set said a par­lia­men­tary in­quiry was the only fo­rum that would re­veal the role of veg­e­ta­tion man­age­ment in the catas­tro­phe. “We believe this will of­fer a suf­fi­cient in­ves­ti­ga­tion that will en­able sen­si­ble changes to veg­e­ta­tion man­age­ment laws and pro­cesses and hope­fully pre­vent these tragedies in the fu­ture,” she said.

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