Bushfire recovery news
Crime Stop­pers goes envi­ron­men­tal to stop criminals

Tar­get­ed oper­a­tions, anony­mous tip-offs and infor­ma­tion gath­er­ing are among new ini­tia­tives as part of a state gov­ern­ment crack­down on envi­ron­men­tal criminals.

Pre­scribed burns pro­gram a success

Nation­al Parks and Wildlife Ser­vice has com­plet­ed more than three quar­ters of its pre­scribed burns pro­gram dur­ing a sea­son ham­pered by unfavourable conditions.

NPWS launch­es autumn pre­scribed burns

A total of 51 pre­scribed burns are planned as part of Nation­al Parks and Wildlife Service’s (NPWS) autumn 2023 fire man­age­ment pro­gram, which is antic­i­pat­ed to start in the next fortnight.

Parks staff award­ed Nation­al Emer­gency Medals for Black Sum­mer efforts

Fire brigade staff from Nation­al Parks and Wildlife Ser­vice CFS on the Lime­stone Coast were recent­ly recog­nised for their stel­lar efforts dur­ing the 2019 – 20 Aus­tralian Black Sum­mer bushfires.

Her­itage cot­tages arise from the ash­es to reopen in icon­ic Kan­ga­roo Island park

Burnt down in the Kan­ga­roo Island bush­fires of 2019 – 20 two state her­itage list­ed cot­tages have arisen from the ash­es to become the newest and high­est stan­dard of accom­mo­da­tion offered by the Nation­al Parks and Wildlife Ser­vice (NPWS).