Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

The Committee, staff and volunteer helpers at the Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades wish all members of Local Government Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades of Western Australia, your families, and all our friends in the emergency services community a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. You can feel comfortable that for Western Australia’s…

Association in talks with DFES on volunteer advisory groups

The Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades was invited to meet this week with Stuart Wade, Superintendent Operational Resources, to discuss DFES’ progress on volunteer advisory groups for vehicles, equipment and clothing. The Association was represented by President Dave Gossage AFSM and Vice President Phil Penny and accompanied by Tony Papafilis. We appreciate Superintendent Wade…

First responder map pack available

The Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades welcomes the release of the First Responder Map Pack by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES). DFES have developed an electronic mapping solution designed to inform and facilitate first response navigation, situational awareness and planning. DFES Intelligence Branch has created a first responder map pack that…