5 Year Service Medals – update

As we published in this update on 12 February, the Association consulted with volunteers and worked cooperatively with DFES on Bush Fire Service branding, including the design of the 5 year service medals, before making a formal request for change in late December last year. In his February letter, FES Commissioner Wayne Gregson committed to…

Boost to improve natural disaster resilience in Western Australia

Commonwealth Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett today announced more than $3 million of projects to assist communities across Western Australia build resilience to natural disasters. Mr Keenan said the funding partnership between the Commonwealth and Western Australian governments would strengthen disaster resilience across WA through state-wide and community level…