First ‘code red’ fire danger rating in almost ten years

VICTORIA is at the start of another hot, dry and difficult fire season. That was clear on November 21 when we called the first 'code red' fire danger rating in almost ten years. That day, we saw catastrophic fire conditions with more than 150 fires start, some of which continue to burn today.

There is no denying that climate change is increasing the frequency, severity and timing of dangerous bushfire weather conditions.

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