Quick Quiz: ESL and Mitigation

Did you know that under the current rules that dictate what can be funded from the Emergency Services Levy (ESL), mitigation is specifically not allowed? There’s been a fair bit of discussion about mitigation and its importance since WA’s recent run of catastrophic bush fires so we thought we would run a quick quiz to…

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Are you ‘professional’?

Whenever the word ‘professional’ is used to describe someone who gets paid to do work similar to that of our volunteers, the Association hears about it. Some volunteers say they don’t mind at all. But others suggest calling one group of people “professional” naturally infers that the others are “unprofessional” and an alternative word should…