The Burning Question confirms value of many local VBFB’s

As mentioned in this post, the AVBFB attended the State Government’s innovative and informative first ever prescribed burning forum called “The Burning Question: Now & Beyond” in Busselton last week. The three day event was very valuable and we thank Emergency Services Minister Hon Fran Logan and OBRM/OEM for the invitation to participate. Among the…

Quick Facts: Emergency Services Levy

Here’s something to think about. This year, less than 10% of the $290,000,000 emergency services levy collected by Western Australia’s Local Governments will find its way back to the Volunteer Bushfire Brigades and SES units those Councils and Shires manage. Here’s an infographic that clearly illustrates the size of DFES-managed services compared to Local Government…