Producers wants commitment to change when it comes to bush fire management

By Jamie Brown
Updated February 5 2020 - 1:52am, first published February 4 2020 - 8:00am
Brett and Gemma Porter, Birdwood, were devastated after the Werrikimbe fire burnt paddocks, fences and their sawmill. They say the NSW bushfire inquiry must travel to the regions to hear the people's stories first-hand.

A six-month long state inquiry into the cause, effect and future prevention of bushfires, following this horror season, will take submissions from the public, but has no plans to tour the regions in its quest for learning.