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Fire Management Team 2017-2018

Public Notices

Bush Fires Act 1954, Section 38

The Shire of Chittering is committed to providing an effective and efficient fire-fighting service to the residents living in the shire.  It is hereby advised that the following officers have been appointed for the period 1 July 2017 to 31 June 2018:

Chief Bushfire Control Officer                                       David Carroll

Deputy Chief Bushfire Control Officer (South)          Dave Wilson

Deputy Chief Bushfire Control Officer (Central)        Phil Humphry

Deputy Chief Bushfire Control Officer (North)          Greg Cocking


Fire Control Officers
Lower Chittering
Jeff Reeves and Max Brown

Arthur Blewitt and Peter Hall

Upper Chittering
Gordon Carter and Dave Wilson

Matthew Whelan and Dennis Badcock

Kim Haeusler and Greg Cocking

Chittering Shire
Matthew Johns and Mark Smith

Fire Control Officers are not obliged to issue permits and they may advise on alternatives to burning.  Please remember that Fire Control Officers are volunteers and their availability to issue permits may vary – assist them by planning in advance.  Permits cannot be issued over the telephone and should a Fire Control Officer refuse to issue a permit it is a breach of the Bush Fires Act 1954 to request a permit from another Fire Control Officer.


Alan Sheridan
Chief Executive Officer

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