Every year, thousands of fires burn throughout Western Australia. Bushfires account for the highest number of fires attended to by both career and volunteer firefighters.

Currently, over 75% of the 26,000 firefighters in Western Australia are Bushfire Volunteers, yet there are still many people out there today who don’t even know that they exist, let alone know about the sacrifices they make daily to look after their local community.

Change needs to happen, their stories are ready to be heard and we’re here to tell them.

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Background: Who are the Unpaid Professionals?

December 22nd, 2020|

Welcome to the Unpaid Professionals, a fortnightly podcast where we will be sharing the real stories of the different members of the 560+ Western Australian Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades with you and delving into what it is [...]

Introduction: What is Bushfire Volunteers?

December 22nd, 2020|

Bushfire Volunteers is the nonprofit peak body that is the united voice for 560+ Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades in Western Australia. Our mission is to represent the volunteer Members of Bush Fire Brigades a cross the state [...]

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