Update on VAC/Prescribed Association

Stakeholders know that the Association has reported the changed position of the DOAC-elected VAC nominees to Emergency Service Minister Hon Joe Francis and has been working constructively to create a Bush Fire Service Volunteer Advisory Committee (VAC) as soon as possible. We’ve been in contact with the Minister’s office very regularly offering any assistance we…

Reminder: AGM tomorrow

Just a quick reminder to those attending the WAFES Conference (and other members who would like to attend), the AVBFB AGM will be held at 2:50pm in meeting rooms 1 & 2 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre tomorrow – Saturday 19 September 2015. Since there are no special agenda items, the AGM won’t take long…

Happy Father’s Day

Western Australia’s largest emergency service simply wouldn’t be the incredible community-led resource it is without the commitment, skills and support of tens of thousands of women, men and families. The Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades is immensely proud to represent these people and not a single day passes that we don’t think about the…

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…