Resilient Australia Awards

The Minister for Emergency Services, Hon Joe Francis, read the following Brief Ministerial Statement in the Western Australian Parliament yesterday: “On 8 October, I joined the federal Minister for Justice, Hon Michael Keenan, to present the Resilient Australia Awards to this year’s Western Australian recipients. These awards are sponsored by the commonwealth Attorney-General’s department in…

Emergency vehicle travel times

This Parliamentary Question without Notice was asked by Hon Ken Travers and answered by the Attorney General Hon Michael Mischin on behalf of the Emergency Services Minister in the Legislative Council on Tuesday 14 October: (1) Has there been any impact on the travel time of emergency vehicles moving east/west across the city since the closure of Riverside…

“High risk” bushfire areas

This question without notice was asked by the Hon Ljiljanna Ravlich and answered by the Attorney General representing the Minister for Fire and Emergency Services in the WA Legislative Council on Wednesday 15 October: Can the Minister for Emergency Services advise what local government areas have been identified as “high risk for this year’s bushfire…

West Perth Fire Station

This Parliamentary Question without Notice was asked by Hon Ken Travers and answered by the Attorney General Hon Michael Mischin on behalf of the Emergency Services Minister in the Legislative Council on Tuesday 14 October: I refer to the announcement of a new fire station in West Perth, and ask: (a) has a location been identified for the…

DFES Metro vs Regional Staff

This Parliamentary Question on Notice was asked by Opposition Spokesperson for Fire and Emergency Services Margaret Quirk and answered by Fire and Emergency Services Minister, Honourable Joe Francis on Tuesday 14 October: I refer to Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) personnel and ask: (a) How many metropolitan personnel were employed from: (i) 1…

DFES Aerial Appliances

This Parliamentary Question on Notice was asked by Opposition Spokesperson for Fire and Emergency Services Margaret Quirk and answered by Fire and Emergency Services Minister, Honourable Joe Francis on Tuesday 14 October: (1) Can the Minister advise how many and the location of aerial appliances which the Department of Fire and Emergency Services owns? (2)…

DFES Worksafe inquiries

This Parliamentary Question on Notice was asked by Opposition Spokesperson for Fire and Emergency Services Margaret Quirk and answered by Fire and Emergency Services Minister, Honourable Joe Francis on Tuesday 14 October: (1) What Worksafe inquiries are currently on foot at the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) in relation to: (a) Operations; (b)…