FFEC gives recognition to the following resources used to compile some information on this site. All resource links were current at the time of writing (July 2012).  Website content written and compiled by Jackie McLeod.


Crowley, G., 2001, Savanna Burning—Understanding and Using Fire in Northern Australia, Queensland National Parks and Wildlife Service, Tropical Savannas CRC, Darwin.

Department of Environment and Resource Management, 2012, Fire Management, http://www.derm.qld.gov.au/parks_and_forests/managing_parks_and_forests/fire_management.html.

Department of Sustainability and Environment, 2012, Managing the land with fire,

Garnett, S.T. and Crowley G.M., 1995, Ecology and Conservation of the Golden-shouldered Parrot, Cape York Land Use Strategy, Office of the coordinator General of Queensland, Brisbane, Department of Environment, Sport & Territories, Canberra, and Department of Environment & Heritage, Brisbane.

Low, T., 2011, Climate change and Queensland biodiversity, http://www.derm.qld.gov.au/wildlife-ecosystems/biodiversity/pdf/tim-low-report.pdf.

Russel-Smith, J., B.P.Murphy, C.P. Meyer, G.D. Cook, S. Maier, A.C. Edwards, J Schatz and P. Brocklehurst, 2009, “Improving estimates of savanna burning emissions for greenhouse accounting in northern Australia: Limitations, challenges, applications”, International Journal of Wildland fire, 18, 1-18.

Stanton, P., 1995, A Tropical Queensland Perspective, Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage, Canberra.

Underwood, R., D. Packham and P. Cheney, 2008, Bushfire Front Inc. Occasional Paper No1 –Bushfires, Prescribed Burning and Global Warming, The Bushfire Front, Western Australia.

Department of Sustainability and Environment, 2004, Guidelines and Procedures for Burning on Ecological Land in Victoria, http://www.dse.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0015/100617/Guidelines_for_Ecological_Burning_2004.pdf

William, R.J., et.al., 2009, Interactions between climate change, fire regimes and biodiversity in Australia – A Preliminary Assessment, Report by a CSIRO consortium Australian Government – Department of Climate Change and Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Canberra.