This note describes the fire management at Ban Ban Springs pastoral property. It discusses how fire management has improved pasture, the timing of fire application, and the benefits to pasture and stock.
Presents viewpoints about fire, discusses why traditional owners burn country and discusses the recent fire history of Arnhem Land.
Discusses the use of aerial burning as part of the property fire management plan at Carlton Hill Station in the north-east Kimberley.
Extract from Savanna Burning: Understanding and Using fire in northern Australia. Discusses traditional use of fire to manage particular habitat types and food resources.
This extract from "Slower than the eye can see" (D. Lewis, 2002) discusses the traditional use of fire by Aboriginals in the VRD.
This article discusses a project which demonstrated how burning can be used to manage woody vegetation structure. (Cowley and Dyer, c. 2002)
This booklet addresses the pros and cons of burning for pastoral management in the Desert Uplands region of Queensland. It is not a set of prescriptions for guaranteed outcomes but an outline of existing knowledge of burning in the hope that graziers and other land managers will continue to use fire and develop a better understanding of its merits and consequences. The booklet is available for download from this site (PDF 598 KB). (Fensham and Fairfax, 2007)
This note discusses the benefits of traditional Indigenous fire regimes to biodiversity in Western Arnhem Land. It briefly describes the traditional practices thoughout the year.
This note describes the use of rotational paddock burning and fire breaks to reduce the occurance of severe wildfires on Mataranka Station. Fire management has also resulted in a reduction in woody growth and improved pasture condition. (c. 2001)