17th December – FIFWA Newsletter 1 National Story

Retired firefighter and current Chair of the Friends of Wellington Discovery Forest, Don Spriggins has decades of expert experience in forest management in south west WA and shares his thoughts on the ABC article that links the recent devastating Queensland fires to climate change.

The Wellington Discovery Forest is a “One stop Shop” for...

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17th December – FIFWA Newsletter 1 Local Story


Recently, FIFWA members in the Plantation Fire Co-operative, the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) and the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding for the mutual support in planning and responding to bushfires to address the...

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17th December – FIFWA Newsletter 1 Community Story



Industry collaboration at a plantation firefighting course benefits the Great Southern.

15 staff from member companies and their contractors recently participated in a joint firefighting course delivered by DFES and supported by the City of Albany.

 WA’s timber industry has a long history of working together...

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