‘Selfish’ thieves rob fire brigade’s shed

The group representing the State’s bushfire volunteers has slammed a recent burglary on the Quindanning Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade as “selfish”, calling the act “foolishness” of the highest order. The executive officer at the Association for Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade, Darren Brown, came out in support of the 12 Quindanning volunteer firemen whose sheds were…

“High risk” bushfire areas

This question without notice was asked by the Hon Ljiljanna Ravlich and answered by the Attorney General representing the Minister for Fire and Emergency Services in the WA Legislative Council on Wednesday 15 October: Can the Minister for Emergency Services advise what local government areas have been identified as “high risk for this year’s bushfire…

West Perth Fire Station

This Parliamentary Question without Notice was asked by Hon Ken Travers and answered by the Attorney General Hon Michael Mischin on behalf of the Emergency Services Minister in the Legislative Council on Tuesday 14 October: I refer to the announcement of a new fire station in West Perth, and ask: (a) has a location been identified for the…

DFES Metro vs Regional Staff

This Parliamentary Question on Notice was asked by Opposition Spokesperson for Fire and Emergency Services Margaret Quirk and answered by Fire and Emergency Services Minister, Honourable Joe Francis on Tuesday 14 October: I refer to Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) personnel and ask: (a) How many metropolitan personnel were employed from: (i) 1…

DFES Aerial Appliances

This Parliamentary Question on Notice was asked by Opposition Spokesperson for Fire and Emergency Services Margaret Quirk and answered by Fire and Emergency Services Minister, Honourable Joe Francis on Tuesday 14 October: (1) Can the Minister advise how many and the location of aerial appliances which the Department of Fire and Emergency Services owns? (2)…

DFES Worksafe inquiries

This Parliamentary Question on Notice was asked by Opposition Spokesperson for Fire and Emergency Services Margaret Quirk and answered by Fire and Emergency Services Minister, Honourable Joe Francis on Tuesday 14 October: (1) What Worksafe inquiries are currently on foot at the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) in relation to: (a) Operations; (b)…

DFES HQ power supply

This Parliamentary Question on Notice was asked by Opposition Spokesperson for Fire and Emergency Services Margaret Quirk and answered by Fire and Emergency Services Minister, Honourable Joe Francis on Tuesday 14 October: I refer to power supply to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services Cockburn headquarters and ask: (a) is there a back-up power…