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Author Victoria. Royal Commission to Inquire into the Causes of and Measures Taken to Prevent the Bush Fires of January 1939.

Title Report of the Royal Commission to inquire into the causes of and measures taken to prevent the bush fires of January, 1939 and to protect life and property, and the measures to be taken to prevent bush fires in Victoria and to protect life and property in the event of future bush fires.

Published Melbourne : Govt. Printer, 1939.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/GRIM f  363.3709945 VICT    NOT FOR LOAN
 UniM Cres SpC  F 634.9618 V645    ASK AT DESK
 UniM Cres  634.9618 V645    AVAILABLE
Physical description v. (36, 1194, [9] p.) ; 34 cm.
Notes Commissioner: Judge Leonard E. B. Stretton.
Publication no. 2 - 6912/39.
Title on Index and transcripts of evidence: Transcript of evidence given before the Royal Commission appointed to enquire into the causes and origins and other matters arising out of bush fires in Victoria during the month of January, 1939.
Although the Royal Commission Report is published, the transcript of the Royal Commission is a digitized carbon copy of the typed unpublished transcript.
Contents Report of the Royal Commission (36 p.) -- Searchable index to 34 days of transcripts of evidence ([9] p.) -- Transcripts of 34 days of evidence (1194 p.).
Summary Report together with transcripts of evidence given before the Royal Commission, as well as index of the persons giving evidence and the days appearing, regarding the story of the bushfires of Black Friday 1939 in which 71 people were killed and 1000 homes lost.
Other formats Also available in electronic format via the Internet. The majority has been Optical Character Recognized (OCR) but because of the poor quality of the original, some pages may not display accurately.
Issuing body notes Index and transcripts of evidence digitized by the University of Melbourne Library from originals held by the library.
Other author Stretton, Leonard Edward Bishop.
Subject Forest fires -- Victoria.
Wildfires -- Victoria.
Forest fires -- Victoria -- Prevention and control.
Fire prevention -- Victoria.
Natural disasters -- Victoria.
Variant Title Transcript of evidence given before the Royal Commission appointed to enquire into the causes and origins and other matters arising out of bush fires in Victoria during the month of January, 1939.
Transcript of evidence and report of the Royal Commission to inquire into the causes of and measures taken to prevent the bush fires of January 1939, and to protect life and property, and the measures to be taken to prevent bush fires in Victoria and to protect life and property in the event of future bush fires
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