State Gov’t: McGowan Government’s advocacy rewarded with Large Air Tanker for this bushfire season

McGowan Government's campaign for Large Air Tanker successful The LAT will be based in Busselton, bolstering our State's firefighting capabilities State's aerial firefighting fleet launched today State Government also contracting line scanner aircraft for longer [...]

Albany Advertiser: Bushfire notices spike following fire safety boost across City of Albany

A volunteer firefighter mops up an escaped private burn in off Norwood Road in King River. Picture: Laurie Benson Albany Advertiser City of Albany rangers issued 233 more bushfire notices in 2019-20 than [...]

Tech Guide: Google’s AI technology comes to the rescue of bushfire-affected wildlife

Google AI Eye on Recovery. Image: Tech Guide Google Australia has launched a partnership with WWF-Australia and Conservation International and will use more than 600 AI-powered cameras to monitor wildlife in bushfire zones [...]

State Gov’t: New firefighters join the frontline including more female officers

Ceremony for two firefighter schools, 84 and 85, after COVID delay Five women, including two AFLW players, among the graduates Five volunteer firefighters join career ranks Two AFLW players, volunteer firefighters, a snowboard instructor and [...]

WA Gov’t: West Aussies warned not to rely on scheme water supply during a bushfire

Residents who stay and defend their property against bushfire need an independent water supply and pumping capability Damaged infrastructure or power outage can result in loss of scheme water Higher bushfire risk predicted for South-West [...]

Bushfire Volunteers Western Power grant delivers new FLIR thermal camera to Burekup Bush Fire Brigade

Bushfire Volunteers Executive Officer Darren Brown delivering a new FLIR Tic to the Burekup Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade courtesy of the Western Power Grants Scheme with thanks to Chubb Fire and FLIR Australia for [...]

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