Factsheet: Qld ‘Presumptive’ legislation

Below is a text version of the Fact Sheet published by Queensland’s Worker’s Compensation Regulator explaining their new “presumptive legislation” covering both volunteer and paid firefighters who contract cancer. We thought it was useful information for WA’s Volunteers who have been told a Bill to provide cover for them would be introduced into Parliament before…

Canna-Gutha receives Defib and Oxy Soc via CBH funding

AVBFB Executive representative Lorraine Webster attended the presentation of a brand new Defibrillator and Oxy Soc to the wonderful guys and girls of the Canna-Gutha Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade yesterday. As well as officially receiving the devices from funding made available by the CBH Group to brigades within its catchment, Brigade members also undertook training…

President’s report

The following report was presented at today’s AGM The Association has undergone significant change and growth this year. After our DFES-provided Admin Officer and office in Belmont were replaced with a three year funding agreement starting July 1 last year, we hired a part time Executive Officer. As this was the first ever paid employee…