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Poor Wilsons Promontory

Containing the largest coastal wilderness area in Victoria, but massively scarred by a 700 hectare fire in 2005 due to a prescribed burn that escaped (again).

Now again, just four years hence, the Prom is suffering a massive blaze out to 11,000 hectares, having burned from coast to coast across the more remote northern section of the Promontory.

No lives, no homes so no priority!

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Well said, Tigerquoll. Please keep writing about this. It is a hard subject - the autistic disregard for the natural world by our increasingly vulnerable population. DSE shows contempt for our wildlife. We need another department that cares about them.

Sheila Newman, population sociologist
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