Nominations open for 2014 Volunteer Employee Recognition Awards (VERA)

Help celebrate the contribution made by employers and self employed volunteers by nominating a deserving VERA recipient. Click here now to complete a nomination form The Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades is proud to support the DFES Volunteer Employer Recognition Awards in order to acknowledge the important contribution employers and self employed volunteers provide…

Congratulations Bunbury VBFB

The Association offers its congratulations to the Bunbury Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade for securing a $1,000 grant from the local Bendigo Bank and CGU to help grow the Bush Fire Cadet program within the regional community. This is just another wonderful example of the diverse, rewarding and invaluable services the Bush Fire Brigade Volunteers provide across…

Update re: PATHWAYS Training

The AVBFB met with DFES staff regarding the PATHWAYS Training project on Wednesday. During the 2.5 hour long meeting, the AVBFB reinforced key issues including the need for: any required training for volunteers to be limited to essential skills/knowledge all training to be offered in the most flexible way possible – allowing for correspondence and Internet…

Vale Les James

The Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades offers its heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and community colleagues of Les James on news of his tragic passing. Mr James will be remembered for the enormous contribution he made to his local community in many roles including the Lieutenant of the Sussex Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade…

Notice of AGM 2014

The Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades of WA Incorporated (AVBFB) hereby gives notice that it will be holding its 2014 Annual General Meeting on Saturday 4th October 2014, commencing at 4.15 PM at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth. All Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades are invited to attend. The…