Insurance cover for BFB volunteers

Your Association has been receiving enquiries about insurance cover for Bush Fire Brigade volunteers. Some of the information coming through such inquiries has caused concern that there is some misunderstanding about it and mistaken perceptions in regards to how well you are covered when you are out doing your bit for your community. As a…

Capricorn Society Supporting Bush Fire Brigades

Capricorn Society is a member based organisation proudly operating by cooperative principles to support businesses within the automotive industry. This approach allows their Members to better manage their businesses by saving time through a single trade account and consolidated billing. Capricorn Society also offer Members a broad range of services, including risk protection, equipment finance, and travel…

Your Conference, Your Ideas

The Convention Centre has been booked and the hotels are being prepared for this year’s Fire and Emergency Services Conference to be held in September. DFES have invited volunteers to have as much input as we can offer because it is the volunteers’ conference. They are looking for your ideas about what you would like…

Managing the Emergency Services Levy

Management and allocation of Emergency Services Levy funding is one of the aspects of emergency services management that comes up regularly in discussions with volunteers and local governments.  The Association’s Vice President Dave Gossage AFSM was interviewed on ABC SouthWest radio on this topic.   There is a widely held view amongst the emergency services community…