This is the third and final report by the Inspector-General for Emergency Management on the implementation of recommendations from the Independent Investigation of the Lancefield-Cobaw Fire and the additional 10 commitments of the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP).

As of 5 August 2016, IGEM found that DELWP had satisfactorily implemented 19 of the 22 recommendations and all of the 10 commitments

There are three recommendations still in progress - Recommendations R1, R2 and R3, which will be implemented as part of Safer Together, the government’s new approach to reducing the risk of bushfire in Victoria. 

IGEM’s Interim Progress Report was published in February 2016, and a further progress report was published in July 2016.

Further implementation progress will be reported in IGEM's Safer Together Progress Report(s).

This final report was published on 28 September 2016.

Inspector-General for Emergency Management
Victorian Government
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