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HR advice for the weekend 2-3 August 2014

 Blue Mountains Hazard Reduction advisory for the 2nd and 3rd August 2014.

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Draft Blue Mountains Bush Fire Risk Management Plan

The Blue Mountains Bush Fire Management Committee (BMBFMC) is currently seeking comments on its Draft Bush Fire Risk Management Plan (BFRMP) which has recently been prepared.

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High-tech cameras for RFS brigades

Three high-tech thermal imaging cameras purchased by Masonicare were donated to the Rural Fire Service (RFS) Blue Mountains District last week, boosting their capability to monitor bushfire activity and carry out search and rescue work.

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Seasonal Outlook - July to September 2014

A drier than normal season is likely for parts of central and eastern Australia and a warmer season likely for Australia.

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A sense of purpose - Sydney Morning Herald

 Despite the speed and ferocity of the Blue Mountains fires, not a single life was lost.

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10/50 Vegetation Clearing Laws

As you may be aware, the Rural Fires Amendment (Vegetation Clearing) Bill (AKA - 10/50 Vegetation Clearing) passed through the Upper House of Parliament yesterday.

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Mt Bedford Hazard Reduction

National Parks and Wildlife Service report that despite some overcast weather on the weekend of May 10th and 11th, a good result was achieved on the Mount Bedford hazard reduction burn.

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Seasonal outlooks - June to August 2014

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its seasonal outlook for the period June to August 2014.

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Winter Fire Safety Tips

Fire and Rescue NSW has released their Winter fire safety tips.

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