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.

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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 – Do 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%…

Vale Darrell Wiese

It is with great sadness that the AVBFB farewells another friend of our amazing volunteer bushfire service. Mr Darrell Wiese, former President of the Narrogin Shire Council sadly passed away on 26 August 2017. Darrell was possibly best known in the bush fire community for his work on the Upper Great Southern District Operations Advisory Committee…

DFES: Introducing the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) Replacement Project

The following information was distributed by DFES recently: Introducing the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) Replacement Project Will replace FCAD with Motorola PremierOne (P1 CAD) – a commercial off the shelf (COTS) product that is proven globally and recently implemented at WA Police Will replace Mobile Data Terminals (MDT’s) in career fire appliances with compatible software and hardware What is…