The Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades (AVBFB) in partnership with Western Power invites suitable applicants to apply for the Western Power grants of up to $5,000. Applications are open from 1st February 2018 and close on Friday 30th March 2018.

Who can apply:

Applications are only open to brigades located in areas linked to Western Power’s electricity network.

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Funding Allocation:

Funding is up to $5,000, the allocations are for one financial year and are not recurrent. The grants are limited to:

  • The purchasing of equipment or
  • undertaking capital works on stations and appliances

The grants are not to be used for brigades’ operating costs.

Brigades that receive a grant will be required to submit to the Association receipts for the expenditure of the grants.  These receipts will also be provided to Western Power for their own accountability process.

How to apply:

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Application forms can be downloaded from the following link:

All applications are to be signed by the Brigade Captain or the next most senior office holder if the Captain is absent.

Applications can be e-mailed to the Association at or by post to:

Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades WA Inc.

PO Box 143

Kelmscott WA 6991

For more information, please contact us.

Applications close on Friday 30th March 2018.

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