South East Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Forum 2014
The South East Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Forum 2014 on 20 November focuses on bushfire planning, and will explore topics such as:
- Strategic approach to managing bushfire risk—introducing the concept of relative risk
- How can planning and design modify bushfire risk?
- Climate change adaptation, urban growth modelling and bushfire hazard
- Planning for biodiversity, two case studies
- The new state planning policy- bushfire overlay codes for planners and the new bushfire risk mapping that includes non-remnant vegetation.
- Accounting for fire risk in the peri-urban zone within SE Queensland
- Bushfire Responsive Architecture: Reconciling Biodiversity Conservation and Bushfire safety with daily life
- AS 3959 – the latest in standards
- Strategic land use planning practices used in achieving community resilience.
The forum will take place in Brisbane at the University of Queensland's Abel Smith Building.
Keynote speakers include Sandra Whight from Tasmania's State Fire Management Council discussing Strategic approach to managing bushfire risk—introducing the concept of relative risk and the University of Melbourne's Alan March presenting on Risk factors in the interface zone – how can planning and design modify bushfire risk?
To register and for more infomation, visit www.fireandbiodiversity.org.au/events