Fire Committee

Term of Reference, click here.

Chair: Sean McBride (JNL)

Administers the Forest Fire Prevention Programme, identifies forest fire training needs, initiates fire prevention and control research, and manages related expenditure.

Issues: Forest fire prevention, rural fire services, training,improved emergency communications, and fire prevention and control research.

2024 FGLT Work Programme (page 6 to 7 of this PDF)

The Forest Owners Association (FOA) /Farm Forestry Association (FFA) Fire Committee established a 2022 project – Quantifying Forest Industry Investment in Fire Risk Management, referred to as the Fire Survey – to gain an understanding of the current annual costs to forest owners for plantation forest fire protection.  Report attached.


Fire Committee updates:

September 2023


2024 Committee Meeting Dates:

  • 13 March
  • 30 May
  • 29 August
  • 15 October