The full seminar and transcripts from the 1939 Black Friday Bushfires Royal Commission can we downloaded from http://www.landfood.unimelb.edu.au/info/lostandfound.html.
Additional footage was produced by Fire Management, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Victoria, Australia. It is taken from an original 16 mm film, which was produced by Mervyn Bill in 1942.
Pictures Courtesy of Department of Primary Industries, Victoria.
Reporter: Nerissa Hannink
Camera: Clive Banfield
Editing: Rob Cross (Corporate Video Productions)