AS 3959 Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas can be accessed via the link below:
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CSIRO's Justin Leonard, leader of their Bushfire Taskforce and the CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems' Bushfire Urban Design project, shares practical advice on designing to reduce the risk of fire damage. From Light Home