ABC: Fears bigger workload being pushed onto volunteers as career firefighters told to cut back on overtime

Association note: For the record, the association met with the Member for Kalgoorlie and Shadow Minister for Volunteering, Mr Kyran O'Donnell, after this article was published to ensure he is aware of all relevant facts. [...]

WA Gov’t: Collie’s new emergency services centre creating jobs in the South-West

Construction set to start on a new $13.4 million emergency services centre Centre officially named the Koolinup Emergency Services Centre The centre will be built by South-West based builder Perkins Builders and create 130 jobs [...]

SBS: Funding for Victorian bushfire-affected communities as premier warns upcoming summer will be a challenge

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said he is confident the state will be prepared to handle the coronavirus pandemic and bushfire season but admits "it won't be an easy summer". Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said the [...]

Bushfire Volunteers / WA Farmers member forum – Merredin 19 August 2020

Our wonderful Farmer Engagement Partner, WAFarmers, have collaborated with the Bushfire Volunteers WA team and planned a number of forums in various towns across our amazing state to discuss topics relevant to your farm, brigade and [...]

Canberra Times: ACT bushfire inquiry: Volunteer firefighters call for more respect and better conditions

The Orroral Valley fire which destroyed most of Namadgi National Park also brought with it tensions between volunteer firefighters and the Emergency Services Agency. Picture: Jamila Toderas / Canberra Times The ACT Rural [...]

Keeping up with the times – Bushfire Volunteers launch social media group

Last week, the association launched our very own ‘Bushfire Volunteers – Socials, Content & Community Group,’ on Facebook. The group is dedicated to spreading awareness of the great work that Western Australian Bush Fire Volunteers [...]

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