Australian bushfire cases: annotated litigation 1867-2011

A table of reported and unreported cases dealing with issues of liability for causing, or failing to control, bushfires.

With the support of the Bushfire CRC, Dr Michael Eburn reviewed the history of litigation seeking compensation for causing, or failing to extinguish a bushfire.  The results of the study can be found in the paper:

Eburn M and Dovers S, Australian wildfire litigation, International Journal of Wildland Fire 
Submitted: 7 July 2011.  Accepted: 15 December 2011. Published online: 30 April 2012.

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