School Of Engineering, Design And Built Environment

Planning for Bushfire Prone AreasWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301049.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

300708 Planning and Development Control

About this Unit
This unit describes the relevant planning issues for bushfire prone areas and the measures that can be implemented to ensure appropriate development in these areas. A knowledge and understanding of the planning, design and construction of the urban form is important if we are to manage the risk of bushfire on the community. It is also fundamental in our understanding of the management of development for bushfires and the necessary infrastructure for bushfire suppression and property protection in bushfire prone areas. Topics include conceptual planning issues, determining bushfire prone areas, bushfire and planning legislation, strategic and regional planning for bushfire, subdivision, defendable space and construction, design, staging and siting, vulnerable developments, industry and other forms of commercial use, landscaping and maintenance, and water and access.

3708.2Master of Bushfire ProtectionCONTINUING
3708.3Master of Bushfire ProtectionCONTINUING
3708.4Master of Bushfire ProtectionCURRENT
3709.2Graduate Diploma in Bushfire ProtectionCONTINUING
3710.2Graduate Certificate in Bushfire ProtectionCONTINUING
3793.1Graduate Diploma in Bushfire ProtectionCURRENT
3794.1Graduate Certificate in Bushfire ProtectionCURRENT


A3055.1Master of Bushfire Protection Pathway ACURRENT
A3056.1Master of Bushfire Protection Pathway BCURRENT
A3057.1Master of Bushfire Protection Pathway CCURRENT

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