Association visits Wanneroo Central BFB

The Association’s Treasurer, Lorraine Webster, Committee Member Michael Webster and Tony Papafilis visited the Wanneroo Central Brigade for their monthly meeting held on 21st March. We thank Darren Mibus, Brigade Captain and Fire Control Officer for extending an invitation to the Association. We thank the volunteers for their welcome, the opportunity to meet in person, talk about…

Fire amidst tumbling rains

Nature’s oddities amaze and confound such as fire amidst heavy rain. This is the story from WAToday, part of which is reproduced below, about people watching the effect of heavy rains causing a rare dam overflow yet finding themselves also calling out the bush fire brigades.   “Perth weather: storm over Perth Hills causes both…

Changes to DFES’ Volunteer portal

DFES have made changes to the Volunteer Portal that refine the registration process for new volunteers and ensure they have access to the eAcademy, DFES’ online training management system. All volunteers will have secure access to the eAcademy that will enable them to receive training related information and alerts directly to their nominated email address.…