Chittering Bush Fire Advisory Committee

Vision

Our vision is for the Shire of Chittering to have an efficient and responsive fire service as a committee to educate and inform the community of the dangers of fire.

Objectives

To make recommendations and advise Council on all matters relating to the Bush Fires Act 1954, section 67(1).

To liaise with other emergency organisations and relevant bodies with regard to Fire and Emergency Management within the Shire of Chittering.

The Committee will advise the local government all matters relating to:

  • preventing, controlling and extinguishing of bush fires
  • the planning of the layout of fire breaks in the district
  • prosecutions for breaches of the Bush Fires Act 1954
  • the formation of bush fire brigades and the grouping thereof under group brigade officers
  • the ensuring of cooperation and coordination of bush fire brigades in their efforts and activities
  • any other matter relating to bush fire control whether of the same kind, as, or a different kind from, those specified.

Membership

Member Deputy
Cr Peter Osborn Cr Carmel Ross

Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer (Southern Region)

Dave Wilson

Nil

Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer (Northern Region)

Greg Cocking

Nil

Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer (Central Region)

Phil Humphry

Nil

Muchea Brigade representative

Peter Hall

Muchea Brigade representative

Arthur Blewitt

Lower Chittering Brigade representative

Jeff Reeves

Lower Chittering Brigade representative

Max Brown

Upper Chittering Brigade representative

Gordon Carter

Upper Chittering Brigade representative

David Wilson

Bindoon Brigade representative

Matthew Whelan

Bindoon Brigade representative

Peter Watterston

Wannamal Brigade representative

Kim Haeusler

Wannamal Brigade representative

Richard Rose

Incident Support Brigade representative

Paul Groves

Incident Support Brigade representative

Sam Murray Whelan

Shire of Chittering Councillor

Cr Michelle Rossouw

Shire of Chittering Councillor

Cr George Tilbury

Chief Executive Officer

Alan Sheridan

Nil

Community Emergency Services Manager/Chief Bush Fire Control Officer

David Carroll 

Nil

 


Next meeting

The Chittering Bushfire Advisory Committee Meetings commence at 7pm and are held in the Council Chambers, 6177 Great Northern Highway, Bindoon.

The dates for the Chittering Bushfire Advisory Committee for 2017 are as follows:

Meeting date Agenda Minutes
Tuesday, 14 March
Tuesday, 11 July
Tuesday, 10 October available 20 October 2017

Members of the general public are welcome to attend.