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Mountain cattlemen call for more planned burns

The Mountain Cattlemen’s Association of Australia says more fuel reduction burns are needed to reduce the ferocity of fires, but authorities are “risk averse”. This image of the Licola fires was taken at Wombat Rd, Valencia Creek, on Thursday.

Mountain cattlemen call for more planned burns

Recent bushfires throughout Gippsland would have been less severe if more planned burns had been carried out, according to the president of the Mountain Cattlemen’s Association of Victoria.


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