The Bushfire Mitigation Measures Bill 2020 – What does it mean for you?

The Bushfire Mitigation Measures Bill 2020 – What does it mean for you?

The State Government has released the Bushfire Mitigation Measures Bill 2020 for public consultation. The Bill has potentially wide-ranging implications on the use and management of both public and private land.

The School of Law and the Fire Centre at the University of Tasmania outline important features of the Bill and discuss their potential implications for the owners and occupiers of bushfire-prone land.

The meeting from 19/10/2020 can be watched here.

Panellists

· Jan McDonald, Professor of Law, University of Tasmania
· David Bowman, Professor of Pyrogeography, University of Tasmania
· James Hattam, Chief Executive Officer of the Tasmanian Land Conservancy
· Phillipa McCormack, Lecturer in Law, University of Tasmania

Documents relevant to this discussion from the Department of Premier and Cabinet:

Bushfire Mitigation Measures Bill Fact Sheet

Bushfire Mitigation Measures Bill Explanatory Paper

Bushfire Mitigation Measures Bill Draft

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