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Bushfires, buffel, bombers and La Niña

By ERWIN CHLANDA The impending bushfire season will be less dangerous because of the drought but fuel – mostly buffel, which in South Australia is...

This report has been censored by the NT Government

By ERWIN CHLANDA We had published here a report following an interview with Senior Fire Management Officer Lee Gleeson, on a matter of the highest...

Chance for NT Government to get cracking on fires

Feds present opportunity for the Gunner Government to start meaningful action in bushfire prevention and fighting. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTOS: The Staircase to Heaven near Standley Chasm, before and after the January 2019 blaze in the West MacDonnell National Park.

Fire threat: Where are the big water bombers?

With half of the West MacDonnell National Park burnt in the 17 days long January blaze, and a potentially catastrophic bushfire summer staring us in the face, the government is still not moving to bring large water bombers to The Centre, as national debate about them is gathering momentum. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

West Macs inferno: Water bombing, two views

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Large aircraft were used in Tasmania to fight fires. Fire managers there are less apprehensive about water bombers than their Central Australian counterparts. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Image: SBS News.

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