Former Fire Chiefs warn Australia

Major parties must recognise ‘national firefighting assets’ are needed to fight worsening natural disasters, say fire experts
More than 20 former fire and emergency chiefs from multiple states and territories say Australia is unprepared for worsening natural disasters from climate change and governments are putting lives at risk.

...The group also wants the next government to commit to an inquiry into whether Australia’s emergency services are adequately resourced to deal with increased risks from natural disasters caused by climate change.

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