Council of Australian Volunteer Fire Associations (CAVFA) meets in Adelaide

The Council of Australian Volunteer Fire Associations (CAVFA) met in Adelaide this week to discuss a number of important national issues that impact on state-based volunteer fire associations. As an active voting member of CAVFA, the Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades (AVBFB) was represented by President Terry Hunter and Vice President Dave Gossage. The meeting, held…

VAC/Prescribed Association update

Just a quick update for those who have been following the AVBFB’s attempts to establish a Volunteer Advisory Committee (VAC) under conditions that are agreeable to both the government and those nominated by their respective DOAC’s to represent their region on a VAC. In short, the AVBFB has not yet had confirmation of whether it…

WA Conference: Last day to register for sponsored places

Today is the very last day for volunteers to register for fully sponsored places at the 2015 WAFES Conference at the Perth Convention Centre between September 18-20. For those who are accepted, DFES and LotteryWest will provide travel and accommodation (for regional Members), full conference registration and meal allowance to contribute toward the AVBFB social dinner…