The Torres Strait Regional Authority Rangers located on Mabuiag and Mua Islands incorporate prescribed burning in comprehensive land management programs. With the desire to increase fire management, TSRA are required Rangers to develop the necessary skills in Firefighter Minimum Skills and Utilise burning for natural and Cultural resource management.
- To assist Rangers and people from Torres Strait Regional Authority to develop knowledge and skills in prescribed burning specific to their region.
- Develop confidence in Rangers to implement burning under various conditions and for various objectives.
The desired outcomes are: certification of all participants within schedule; developed fire management skills in participants allowing them to effectively implement fire management plans to reduce the incidence of wildfire to protect property and life and promote ecological sustainability.