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CFS lacked resources to deal with KI fire: review

The CFS’s response to the 2019-20 Kangaroo Island bushfires was hampered by a “significant deficiency” in resources, poor communication, lack of firefighter training, and a “chaotic” approach to resource management, according to the findings of an independent review.

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What we know today, Thursday February 11

Leading today’s breaking news from South Australia, the nation and abroad: one person is dead after a truck ran into another truck stopped in a long queue just outside Bordertown overnight, soon after SA’s move to bar access to arrivals from greater Melbourne prompted a dash to cross the border before midnight. 

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More support needed for KI bushfire victims

A Kangaroo Island woman who has raised over $1 million in cash and essential household items for bush-fire affected families has called on the State Government to do more for those left destitute following the devastating summer bushfires.

Opinion

Feral cat control critical to KI dunnart survival

The future of the critically endangered Kangaroo Island dunnart is even more precarious after last summer’s devastating bushfires. Their survival now may depend on controlling the growing feral cat population, argue Rosemary Hohnen and Sarah Legge.