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University of Melbourne researchers have used the devastating 2009 Black Saturday bushfires to improve the PHOENIX Rapidfire fire behaviour model to better assist fire fighting efforts in the current fire season.

The full transcript of evidence from the1939 'Black Friday' Bushfires Royal Commission has been unearthed at the University of Melbourne, providing a compelling insight into the Royal Commission and fire management practices of 70 years ago.