The CPSU/CSA welcomes today’s announcement from the McGowan Government on the addition of$1.1 million in funding to provide permanent employment for eight DFES Bushfire Risk Management Planning officers.
CPSU/CSA members welcome the investment into bushfire mitigation efforts, with the new state government run Rural Fire Service.
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Recent calls for bushfire control and management to be solely handled by career fire-fighters is short-sighted and misguided. The fires in Esperance and in Yarloop/Waroona brought home the immense difficulties in managing fires across WA's landscape and the importance of drawing on the skills and experience of many people across our community.