Recommendations for this Inquiry

INQ-ref REC-UID CODE SubCode SrcNUM Recommendation
INQ259 REC259-1043 D - Recovery 33 - Relief and recovery 1

That a single victim registration form be designed, which captures all relevant details required for use by any support agency both in the Response Phase at Evacuation centres and during the Recovery Phase.

INQ259 REC259-1044 A - Responsibility 9 - Community education 2

That where, in the future a similar process for land clearing is adopted, the rationale and process is better explained and widely promulgated.

INQ259 REC259-1045 A - Responsibility 9 - Community education 3

That recovery policy incorporates the need for regular public meetings which give access to officials and representatives of agencies, as required

INQ259 REC259-1046 D - Recovery 33 - Relief and recovery 4

That prior to the commencement of any major clean-up, firm policy be established and made known to the extent to which material removal will be the responsibility of the home owner, the Council or the State led recovery effort.

INQ259 REC259-1047 D - Recovery 6 - Insurance and legal liability 5

That the insurance industry be asked to include in its “Code of Practice” the need to consult policy holders in bushfire prone areas on the issue of Bushfire Attack Level (BAL).

INQ259 REC259-1048 C - Response 8 - Communications and warnings 6

That State and Local Government agencies maximise communication to the residents owning bushfire prone properties to be aware of their level of exposure by having access to the BAL relevant to their property.