Total Fire Ban for central and southern parts of Western Australia for Sunday

A Total Fire Ban has been declared for Sunday 11 January 2015 for all local governments in the Perth Metropolitan, Midwest-Gascoyne, Goldfields-Midlands, South West, Lower South West and Great Southern Regions. This includes all of Western Australia, except for the Pilbara and Kimberley. On Sunday 11 January 2015 any activity that could start a fire is…

Landmark legislation to protect firefighters (Qld)

The RFBAQ welcomes this momentous announcement from Premier Newman, and his Governments assurances that volunteer firefighters in Queensland will have the same rights to presumptive legislation as any other firefighter without any discriminatory qualifying or attendance prerequisites. This was 1 of 6 key election policy requests that the RFBAQ sent to every political party in…

Minister Francis: Fire and rescue service upgrade for Mid-West

​$2 million volunteer fire and rescue station officially opened in Geraldton New $710,000 Incident Control Vehicle for the Mid-West and Gascoyne regions A new $2 million volunteer fire and rescue station officially opened today in Geraldton will improve the capability of local emergency services in the State’s Mid-West. Emergency Services Minister Joe Francis said the…