Bushfires Royal Commission

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In light of the catastrophic 2019/20 fire season, NCSSA calls for increasing the Commonwealth's role in facilitating co-ordination of, and delivering supporting funding to, States in managing bushfire preparation and response. Given that numerous previous inquiries into bushfire events have made recommendations that are yet to be fully implemented, NCSSA urges the Commission to seek for the Commonwealth to provide the necessary leadership and resources to act on key areas to improve Australia's resilience and adaptation to changing climatic conditions and future bushfire events.

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