ABC: Deadline looms for volunteer firefighters to have say on Northcliffe, Boddington fires review

Volunteer firefighters have three days left to add their feedback to a major incident review into the fires which tore through parts of Boddington and Northcliffe early this year. A review into the Lower Hotham and O’Sullivan fires was announced in May and will assess how operational communications, interstate resource deployment and inter-agency collaboration were…

Serving emergency services

Taking charge of Augusta Margaret River Shire’s 10 volunteer bush fire brigades is no easy task but new Community Emergency Service Manager Nathan Hall says he is up to the challenge. “I have grown up living and breathing emergency services,” he said. “When I was child my family moved to Roleystone and we had the…