Bushfire Mitigation Summit summary now available

Summary of the summit is now available at https://oem.wa.gov.au Topics discussed included effective use of human resources, funding, improving knowledge, local experience and prescribed burning targets The summary of the McGowan Labor Government’s Bushfire Mitigation Summit is now available on the Office of Emergency Management’s website. The summary covers the major points that were discussed…

Feedback from Bushfire Mitigation Summit

What did some of the stakeholders have to say after attending the Bushfire Mitigation Summit held in Mandurah recently. Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades of WA president Dave Gossage. Mr Gossage said all stakeholders at the summit worked co-operatively to discuss major issues surrounding bushfire mitigation, but there was no clear outcomes. “I’d say…

Bushfire summit sets new direction

THE State government has committed to a second Bushfire Mitigation Summit next year, after key representatives from across WA gathered for the first time in Mandurah last week to discuss bushfire risk management. Approximately 70 representatives from government agencies to volunteer associations and advocacy groups attended the invitation-only Bushfire Mitigation Summit last Friday. WA Emergency…

QoN: Rural Fire Service

The following Question on Notice was asked by the Member for Dawesville Zac Kirkup and answered in the Legislative Assembly by the Hon Fran Logan, Minister for Emergency Services on Tuesday 27 June 2017: Mr Z.R.F. Kirkup to the Minister for Emergency Services: (1) Can the Minister confirm that the State Government will be establishing…

QoN: Contract staff

The following Question on Notice was asked by the Member for Dawesville Zac Kirkup and answered by the Hon Fran Logan Minister for Emergency Services on Tuesday 27 June, 2017: Mr Z.R.F. Kirkup to the Minister for Emergency Services; Corrective Services: In respect of the Minister’s portfolio responsibilities as of 23 May 2017 for departments,…

QwN: Bushfire Mitigation Summit

The following question without notice and supplementary question were asked by the Hon Terry Redman and answered by the Hon Fran Logan, Minister for Emergency Services in the Legislative Assembly yesterday: Mr D.T. REDMAN to the Minister for Emergency Services: I refer to the minister’s exclusive invite-only bushfire summit last Friday where he said there…