Parkerville Stoneville Mt Helena Bushfire Review – Appointments to senior roles

The Opposition spokesperson for Emergency Services Margaret Quirk asked a question in Parliament today about appointments to senior roles and received this response from the Minister for Emergency Services Hon Joe Francis: Ms M. Quirk to the Minister for Emergency Services: I refer to the Parkerville Stoneville Mt Helena Bushfire Review which recommended that the Department of…

Fire Hydrants

The Opposition spokesperson for Emergency Services Margaret Quirk asked a question in Parliament today about Fire Hydrants and received this response from the Minister for Water Hon Mia Davies: Ms M. Quirk to the Minister for Water: Can the Minister advise the following in relation to fire hydrants: (a) what is the total number of fire…

Parkerville Stoneville Mt Helena Bushfire Review – Affected residents

The Opposition spokesperson for Emergency Services Margaret Quirk asked a question in Parliament today about affected residents and received this response from the Minister for Emergency Services Hon Joe Francis: Ms M. Quirk to the Minister for Emergency Services: I refer to the Parkerville Stoneville Mt Helena Bushfire Review and the observation that some families were…

Parkerville Stoneville Mt Helena Bushfire Review – Naming conventions

The Opposition spokesperson for Emergency Services Margaret Quirk asked a question in Parliament today about naming conventions and received this response from the Minister for Emergency Services Hon Joe Francis: Ms M. Quirk to the Minister for Emergency Services: I refer to the Parkerville Stoneville Mt Helena Bushfire Review which found inconsistent naming conventions added…

Peer Support Officers

The Opposition spokesperson for Emergency Services Margaret Quirk asked a question in Parliament today about Peer Support Officers and received this response from the Minister for Emergency Services Hon Joe Francis: Ms M. Quirk to the Minister for Emergency Services: (1) How many peer support officers have been appointed within DFES: (a) with career fire-fighters; and…

ESL – Expenditure locations

The Opposition spokesperson for Emergency Services Margaret Quirk asked a question in Parliament today about ESL expenditure locations and received this response from the Minister for Emergency Services Hon Joe Francis: Ms M. Quirk to the Minister for Emergency Services: I refer to your response to Question on Notice No. 2750 asked on 13 August 2014…

Resilient Australia Awards

The Minister for Emergency Services, Hon Joe Francis, read the following Brief Ministerial Statement in the Western Australian Parliament yesterday: “On 8 October, I joined the federal Minister for Justice, Hon Michael Keenan, to present the Resilient Australia Awards to this year’s Western Australian recipients. These awards are sponsored by the commonwealth Attorney-General’s department in…

Emergency vehicle travel times

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: (1) Has there been any impact on the travel time of emergency vehicles moving east/west across the city since the closure of Riverside…

“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)…