Chittering Bush Fire Advisory Committee

Meeting Dates 2023

The following dates were endorsed by Council at their Ordinary Council Meeting on 14 December 2022.

Agenda items must be submitted by Committee members one fortnight in advance of the meeting.

Date
Tuesday 14 March
Tuesday 13 June
Tuesday 10 October

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

Councillor
Cr Carmel Ross

Councillor
Cr David Dewar

A/Chief Executive Officer
Melinda Prinsloo

Nil

Community Emergency Services Manager &
Chief Bush Fire Control Officer
Dave Carroll 

Nil

Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer
Northern Region
Kim Haeusler

Nil

Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer
Central Region
Phill Humphry

Nil

Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer
Southern Region
David Wilson

Nil

Muchea Brigade
Shelly Pannell

Muchea Brigade
James Marotta

Lower Chittering Brigade
Jeremy Tennant

Lower Chittering Brigade
Max Brown

Upper Chittering Brigade
Aaron Cover

Upper Chittering Brigade
Gordon Carter

Bindoon Brigade
Peter Watterston

Bindoon Brigade
Nic Walter

Wannamal Brigade 
Richard Rose

Wannamal Brigade
Clayton Smith

Chittering Incident Support Brigade 
Paulette Embling

Chittering Incident Support Brigade
Peter Hall

Meetings shall be open to the public and are not required to have questions from the public as there are no Council delegations.