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Final Motion (Moved by Labor) - Motion negatived.
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 - Motion, Bushfire Preparedness

Subject of Debate

That the House:—

  1. Recognises the current bushfire season is forecast to be potentially catastrophic due to dryer than usual conditions.

  2. Notes with concern that the recommendations from the 2019 Australian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council(AFAC) Independent Operational Review, the 2016 AFAC Independent Operational Review and the House of Assembly Standing Committee on Community Development Inquiry into the State Fire Commission 2016 have not been implemented in full.

  3. Further notes senior firefighters have drawn attention to the State’s unpreparedness for the current bushfire season, warning that it is “just luck getting us by.”

  4. Calls on the Liberal Government to table a comprehensive timeline for the full implementation of recommendations from the 2016 and 2019 reviews, no later than 28 November 2019. 

Supported

Greens, Labor

Opposed

Hickey, Liberals, Ogilvie

Final Motion Negatived