McGowan Labor Government strengthens bushfire risk identification

The following media statement was released by the Minister for Emergency Services, Hon Fran Logan overnight $3.7 million funding towards Bushfire Risk Management Plans Important planning tool for local shires and councils to address bushfire risk Bushfire treatment/mitigation strategies next step for high-risk shires Vital work to protect communities from catastrophic bushfires has been boosted…

Government review of Fire and Emergency Management DFES General Circular No: 91/2017

After seeking permission from FES Commissioner Wayne Gregson, we have published the text of a DFES circular below dated 4 August because we believe it is relevant to our Members and other stakeholders. The AVBFB is very appreciative of the care and attention Emergency Services Minister Hon Fran Logan and his McGowan Government colleagues are…

QoN: Complaints received by DFES

The following question on notice was asked by the Member for Dawesville Zac Kirkup and answered in the Legislative Assembly by the Minister for Emergency Services, the Hon Fran Logan yesterday: Mr Z.R.F. Kirkup to the Minister for Emergency Services; Corrective Services: In respect of the Minister’s portfolio responsibilities for departments, agencies, and publicly owned…

QoN: Department staff demographics

The following question on notice was asked by Zac Kirkup, Member for Dawesville 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 for departments, agencies, and publicly owned corporations: (a)…

QwN: Bushfire Mitigation Summit

The following Question Without Notice was asked yesterday by the Hon Colin De Grussa in the Legislative Council and answered by the Hon Stephen Dawson representing the Minister for Emergency Services Hon COLIN DE GRUSSA to the minister representing the Minister for Emergency Services: I refer to the minister’s bushfire mitigation summit this Friday. (1)…