Links

Our neighbours

Mandurah SES

Rockingham-Kwinana SES (facebook page)

Our support

FESA website

As Western Australia’s leading hazard management agency, the Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia (FESA) 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 32,000 volunteers and 1076 career firefighters FESA works together with the community and government to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from a diverse range of emergencies.

FESA Volunteer Portal (registration required)

FESA’s Volunteer Portal contains a range of information for volunteers on topics such as

  • training courses and pathways
  • awards, rewards and recognition
  • FESA policies and guidelines
  • FESA circulars and announcements

It also hosts the Portal2Progress, a tool for volunteers to have their say on the future of FESA, contribute your bright ideas and comment on the contributions of others.

City of Cockburn

Emergency management

Emergency Management Western Australia (EMWA)

Emergency Management Western Australia (EMWA) is a division of the Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA (FESA). EMWA provides whole of government emergency management (EM) services and is working to enhance the safety of communities across WA through a significantly improved EM capability. The strategic direction of EMWA is to develop and improve the State’s EM arrangements – through capacity building, advisory and support services. Capacity building consists of activities or services aimed at improving the EM capability of an individual, organisation or community and includes:

  • Policy and planning;
  • Ongoing engagement of key stakeholders in respect of the Emergency Management Act 2005 and related matters;
  • Training and development;
  • Facilitation of community-centred emergency management, through direct assistance to local governments and local emergency management committees;
  • State mitigation initiatives; and
  • Natural disaster relief and recovery arrangements.

Emergency Management Western Australia (EMWA) Extranet

The EMWA Extranet has been developed by EMWA to assist emergency management practitioners in their daily business.  Amongst other things, it provides an on-line resource of relevant material in the way of a document library, work spaces for individual committees and access to policies, procedures, guides and forms from the State Emergency Management Committee and EMWA.  It also provides facilities for all level of committees to prepare and submit their annual business plans and annual reports.

Australian Emergency Management:

This website provides the key online access point for emergency management  information from the Australian Government.

Bureau of Meteorology

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

DFES
For current alerts and warnings go to http://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/alerts/Pages/default.aspx

For current fire danger ratings go to http://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/firedangerratings/Pages/default.aspx

For total fire bans go to

http://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/totalfirebans/Pages/default.aspx