Journal article

Institutional Adjustments and Strategic Planning Action: The Case of Victorian Wildfire Planning

M Kornakova, A March, B Gleeson

Planning Practice & Research | Taylor & Francis Group | Published : 2018

Abstract

© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group This paper provides a critical analysis of the way that practice-based strategic planning in terms of disaster risk reduction occurs, highlighting the drivers and facilitators of change. It documents these in the context of other governmental systems. Examination the changes to wildfire planning policy in Victoria, Australia, following the 2009 Bushfire Season, provides an explanation of the realpolitik of policy formation, management and change, as well as inter-governmental interactions. The findings document and discuss the conditions and reasons for strategic change occurring in the case study.