Quick Quiz: Conferences

With the WAFES Conference only a week away, we thought we would seek some feedback from our members about conferences and exhibitions in general – and specifically from those who have been to a previous WAFES conference. Please do your best and share this page link with all your volunteer friends and colleagues.

Quick Quiz result: Uniforms

Our very successful Quick Quizzes are continuing to provide some interesting facts and last week’s about uniforms didn’t let us down. The first question –┬áDo you believe it is a good idea for Brigades to have a uniform? (other than PPE) – yielded an overwhelming 89% positive response. Question two showed that more than 70%…

Quick Quiz: Uniforms

This week’s Quick Quiz is all about your Brigade uniforms. Should Brigades have them? Who pays for them? Do you support a sponsorship deal to help with the costs? You know what to do – get stuck in and help us help you – and don’t forget to share this link (https://avbfb.org/category/news-and-media/quick-quiz/) with all your…

Quick Quiz Result: A bit about you

Our Quick Quizzes continue to reveal interesting facts about WA’s wonderful, diverse volunteer emergency services family. Remember – this is important stuff so if you or your volunteer colleagues haven’t yet completed this or previous quizzes, click here to give them a go – they are anonymous and only take a couple of minutes each.…

Quick Quiz: ESL and Mitigation

Did you know that under the current rules that dictate what can be funded from the Emergency Services Levy (ESL), mitigation is specifically not allowed? There’s been a fair bit of discussion about mitigation and its importance since WA’s recent run of catastrophic bush fires so we thought we would run a quick quiz to…

Professional word cloud

Are you ‘professional’?

Whenever the word ‘professional’ is used to describe someone who gets paid to do work similar to that of our volunteers, the Association hears about it. Some volunteers say they don’t mind at all. But others suggest calling one group of people “professional” naturally infers that the others are “unprofessional” and an alternative word should…