Chittering Bush Fire Advisory Committee

Meeting Dates 2021

The following dates were endorsed by Council at their Ordinary Council Meeting on 18 November 2020. If the Committee deems it is required, a meeting may be set for June. The date will be decided upon at the March meeting. Agenda items must be submitted by Committee members one fortnight in advance of the meeting.

Date
Tuesday 9 March
Tuesday 12 October

Minutes 2020

Date Minutes (Unconfirmed)
Tuesday 10 March Click here to download the Minutes
Tuesday 9 June Click here to download the Minutes
Tuesday 13 October Click here to download the Minutes

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

MemberDeputy

Councillor
Cr Carmel Ross

Councillor
Cr John Curtis

Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Gilfellon

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
Shane Robertson

Lower Chittering Brigade
Graham Furlong

Lower Chittering Brigade
Johan Rossouw

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 
Peter Hall

Chittering Incident Support Brigade
Paulette Embling

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