The Australasian Police and Emergency Services (AP&ES) Games, are a biennial event held throughout Australia and New Zealand. The 17th Games will be hosted within the City of Mandurah, Western Australia, between 28 October and 3 November 2018.
Western Australia is home to over 19,500 Bush Fire Service Volunteers who are all extraordinary people and eligible to compete at the AP&ES Games. This internationally staged event gives the opportunity for volunteers with 12 months or more experience the chance to compete against competitors from Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Islands and more.
The Games seek to provide a positive sporting, cultural, social and tourism experience for all competitors and accompanying persons, while fostering positive physical and mental benefits for participants. The Games provide a unique opportunity for the wider community to recognise the contribution made by first responders throughout Australasia.
There are over 50 sports on offer at the 2018 AP&ES Games, so you can safely say there is something for everyone. This year the Australia and New Zealand Police Games Federation, have introduced the Fire Fighter Race. This event is only open to personal who are currently employed as a career or volunteer firefighter within a recognised fire and emergency services organisation within Australia and New Zealand.
Only an hour south of Perth, Mandurah and the Peel Region offers everything from beautiful coastlines to Jarrah forests, all within a short drive. This diverse region is Perth’s natural adventure playground made up of the City of Mandurah, and surrounding Shires of Serpentine Jarrahdale, Murray, Waroona and Boddington.
The Organising Committee of the 2018 AP&ES Games invites eligible participants to join us in Mandurah for what will be the Extraordinary Games for Extraordinary People!
For more information please head over to our website: www.apandesgames.com.au/