Record number of WA businesses recognised for supporting emergency services

Volunteer Employer Recognition Awards ceremony held today 35 per cent increase in number of businesses recognised. Western Australian businesses are doing more than ever before to support emergency responses across the State. Today, a record 91 businesses have been recognised for their vital role in supporting emergency service volunteers. The Department of Fire and Emergency…

The West regional: DFES oversight sought

Recommendations for changes to the distribution of funds for emergency services are not supported by Capes volunteer firefighters, who say the Department of Fire and Emergency Services should maintain oversight of the fund. Last week the Economic Regulation Authority presented its final report on the Emergency Services Levy, which recommended an independent organisation be established…