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Tim Low

Tim Low

Tim Low is a biologist and author of seven books including Where Song Began, which won the Australian Book Industry Award for Best General Non Fiction. Feral Future inspired the formation of the Invasive Species Council. Tim has written for the Weekend Australian Magazine, Australian Geographic and many other publications. He has discovered new lizard species, including one that was named after him.

Tim Low reviews 'Fire Country: How Indigenous fire management could help save Australia' by Victor Steffensen

March 2020, no. 419 24 February 2020
When country needs burning, timing is everything, and the grasses, by how cool or warm they feel, tell you exactly when to light up. Victor Steffensen is a master of timing. His book about Indigenous fire management came out just weeks after Australia’s unprecedented fires inspired calls for more Indigenous burning to quell the danger. Over most of Australia, Indigenous expertise was lost gener ... (read more)