Letter from DFES re WA Cyclone and Southern Bushfire Season synopsis 2017-18

Below is the core of a letter the AVBFB received from Deputy Commissioner Operations Lloyd Bailey. As always, the AVBFB is happy help DFES communicate with our members by sharing our resources and technology when relevant. Dear Mr Gossage, WA CYCLONE AND SOUTHERN BUSHFIRE SEASON SYNOPSIS 2017-18 The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)…

Volunteer Emergency Services Expo in Dunsborough tomorrow

Below is a self-explanatory email we received from DFES and happily re-publish it to help spread the word and try to get as many visitors along to the City of Busselton’s Volunteer Emergency Services Expo in Dunsborough tomorrow. We hope it goes well for all involved. Hi all, We are hosting a Volunteer Emergency Services Expo…

Emergency Management Volunteer Scholarships – Round 2 applications now open

Some may have seen a message on the volunteer portal or email from DFES regarding Round 2 of the Federal Government’s AIDR training scholarships. If so, please be aware that the statement below is not correct: “all applications must be endorsed by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services” Members of the Western Australian Volunteer…