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

MemberDeputy
Community Emergency Services Manager/Chief Bush Fire Control Officer
Dave Carroll
Nil
Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer (Southern Region)
David Wilson
Nil
Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer (Northern Region)
Kim Haeusler
Nil
Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer (Central Region)
Phil Humphry
Nil
Muchea Brigade representative
Shelley Pannell
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
Peter Watterston
Bindoon Brigade representative
Scott Ormsby
Wannamal Brigade representative
Kim Haeusler
Wannamal Brigade representative
Richard Rose
Incident Support Brigade representative
Paul Groves
Incident Support Brigade representative
Sam Murray Whelan
Cr Peter Osborn Cr Carmel Ross
Chief Executive Officer
Neil Hartley
Nil

2019 Meeting Dates

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 Meetings for 2019 are as follows:

Date Agenda Minutes
Tuesday 12 March Agenda Minutes (unconfirmed)
Tuesday 11 June
Tuesday 8 October