Photo: AVBFB President Dave Gossage and other Emergency Services leaders at the Volunteering WA 2017 Conference.

Summary of Volunteering WA 2017 Conference

The AVBFB was proud to be represented at the Volunteering WA 2017 Conference recently and thanks to DFES, offer the following summary below: The emergency services were represented with staff and volunteers from: Marine Services SES Strategic Volunteer and Youth Programs SWORD Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades Association Volunteer Marine Rescue Service The conference provided a…

AVBFB AGM details

The Annual General Meeting of the Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades of Western Australia Inc (AVBFB) will be held on Saturday 9 September 2017 in Room 7, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC), 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth, WA commencing at 1615 hrs. AGENDA DECLARATION OF OPENING RECORD OF ATTENDANCE / APOLOGIES CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES PRESIDENT’S REPORT…

The Burning Question confirms value of many local VBFB’s

As mentioned in this post, the AVBFB attended the State Government’s innovative and informative first ever prescribed burning forum called “The Burning Question: Now & Beyond” in Busselton last week. The three day event was very valuable and we thank Emergency Services Minister Hon Fran Logan and OBRM/OEM for the invitation to participate. Among the…

Special General Meeting Notice

Special General Meeting Notice A Special General Meeting of the Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades of Western Australia (AVBFB) will be held on Saturday 5 August 2017 at the Bridgetown Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade Headquarters, Les Woodhead Avenue, Bridgetown, commencing at 10:00. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the revocation of the…

City of Geraldton: Applications open for Emergency Operations Officer

The City of Greater Geraldton is seeking applications for the position of Emergency Operations Officer, which will also take on the role of the City’s Chief Bush Fire Control Officer (CBFCO). We know a number of Local Governments that had previously accepted an embedded DFES employee under the title of Community Emergency Services Manager (CESM) found…