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…

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…

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,…

QoN: Portfolio expenses

The following Question on Notice was asked in Parliament by the Member for Dawesville, Zac Kirkup and answered by the Hon Fran Logan, Minster for Emergency Services on 20 June, 2017 Mr Z.R.F. Kirkup to the Minister for Emergency Services; Corrective Services: In respect of the Minister’s portfolio responsibilities since 17 March 2017 for departments,…

Agenda released ahead of Friday’s Bushfire Mitigation Summit

Prescribed burning, bushfire management, and updates on the Ferguson report will be some of the subjects covered Participant-led conversation across full day to guide future strategies Summit honours Labor commitment to bring key stakeholders together The agenda for this Friday’s Bushfire Mitigation Summit has been sent to all attendees. The summit will include representatives from…