QoN: Fire Hazard Prosecutions

The following Question on Noitce was asked by Shadow Minister Margaret Quirk and answered in Parliament by Emergency Services Minister Hon Joe Francis last week: Ms M. Quirk to the Minister for Emergency Services: (1) During 2014/2015 how many prosecutions were brought by Local Government Authorities in Western Australia against landowners who failed to comply with…

QwN: Maps of bushfire-prone areas

The following question on notice was asked by the Hon Darren West and answered in Parliament by the Attorney General on behalf of the Emergency Services Minister last week. Hon DARREN WEST to the Attorney General representing the Minister for Emergency Services: I refer to the amendment to recent changes to planning requirements in bushfire-prone areas. When…

QwN: Are you ready campaign

The following Question without Notice was asked by Member for Vasse Libby Mettam and answered in Parliament by Emergency Services Minister Hon Joe Francis last week: Ms L. METTAM to the Minister for Emergency Services: I note that over the weekend the minister launched the “Are You Bushfire Ready?” campaign. Can he please tell the house…

QoN: Sirenco

The following Question on Noitce was asked by Member for Cockburn Fran Logan and answered in Parliament by Emergency Services Minister Hon Joe Francis last week: Mr F. Logan to the Minister for Emergency Services: Minister, I draw your attention to the way in which a local siren and hazard system supplier SIRENCO has been treated…

QwN: Presumptive laws for volunteers

The following question without notice was asked by the Member for Girrawheen Margaret Quirk and answered by Emergency Services Minister Hon Joe Francis in Parliament yesterday: Ms M. QUIRK to the Minister for Emergency Services: I refer to the minister’s predecessor’s commitment that presumptive cancer firefighter laws would apply to both career and volunteer firefighters. (1) Is…

QwN: Volunteer Fuel Card

The following question without notice was asked by the Member for Wagin Terry Waldron and answered by Regional Development Minister Terry Redman in Parliament yesterday: Mr T. WALDRON to the Minister for Regional Development: Can the minister please provide some details about the emergency service volunteer fuel card scheme, which was announced in Boddington in the Wagin…

QwN: Emergency Services Acts

The following question without notice was asked by the Hon Martin Pritchard and answered by the Attorney General in Parliament on Tuesday, confirming that a Bill to consolidate the current Emergency Services legislation remains some way off: Hon MARTIN PRITCHARD to the Attorney General representing the Minister for Emergency Services: I refer to the proposed…

QwN: West Perth Fire Station

The following question without notice was asked by the Member for Perth Eleni Evangel and answered by Emergency Services Minister Hon Joe Francis in Parliament yesterday: Ms E. EVANGEL to the Minister for Emergency Services: This morning I joined the minister in inspecting the site for the construction of the new West Perth fire station that…

QoN: Prescribed burn project

The following question on notice was asked by the Member for Cannington, Bill Johnston and answered in Parliament on Tuesday 16 June by the Environment Minister, Hon Albert Jacob. Mr W.J. Johnston to the Minister for Environment: I refer to the “prescribed burn” program of the State Government and ask: (a) what was the actual…