Fires are becoming more frequent and larger October 28, 2021 15:52

Some areas of Victoria have been burnt up to five times since 1995. In the last 25 years, 40% of the area burnt in 2019-20 fires had already burnt twice, and 7% had burnt three times.

David B. Lindenmayer and Chris Taylor, “New Spatial Analyses of Australian Wildfires Highlight the Need for New Fire, Resource, and Conservation Policies,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117, no. 22 (June 2, 2020): 12481–85,