As Western Australia’s leading hazard management agency, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services performs a critical role coordinating emergency services for a range of natural disasters and emergency incidents threatening life and property.
Supported by an extensive network of over 26,000 volunteers and 1600 operational and corporate staff. DFES works together with the community and government to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from a diverse range of emergencies.
DFES Volunteer Portal contains a range of information for volunteers on topics such as
- training courses and pathways
- awards, rewards and recognition
- policies and guidelines
- circulars and announcements
The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia’s national weather, climate and water agency. Its expertise and services assist Australians in dealing with the harsh realities of their natural environment, including drought, floods, fires, storms, tsunami and tropical cyclones. Through regular forecasts, warnings, monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region and Antarctic territory, the Bureau provides one of the most fundamental and widely used services of government.