AVBFB and CBH present equipment to Waggrakine VBFB

The mid-west zone representatives of the Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades were on hand to present some much-needed equipment to members of the Waggrakine VBFB tonight, generously funded by the CBH Group. The AVBFB donated its time and resources to help the CBH Group identify, procure and distribute the equipment made available through an independent grants…

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…