Fears longer bushfire season will make resources scarce and expensive

Steve Evans
December 29 2019 - 12:00pm
Firefighting aircraft worked hard in Bawley Point earlier this month. Photo: Sitthixay Ditthavong
Firefighting aircraft worked hard in Bawley Point earlier this month. Photo: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Longer bushfire seasons will bump up the cost of fighting blazes substantially, according to leaders of the national agency which coordinates the effort across the country.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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