Fire Control Officer and Volunteer Fire Brigades
In accordance with the Bush Fires Act 1954, S.38 2A, the Shire of Harvey has declared the following persons to be authorised Bush Fire Control officers for the period of 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023:
Fire Control Officers
- Chief Bush Fire Control Officer: Michael Papalia – 0439 922 606
- Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer (South): Wayne Jackson – 0418 940 929
- Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer (North): Vaughn Byrd – 0404 800 302
Contact a Fire Control Officer for a burning permit between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Only 48 hours’ notice is required prior to burning. Find out more about permits to burn.Shire Officers
Harvey and Australind Rangers
- Nicole Beauclarke, Waste and Community Safety Support Officer - 9729 0344
- Andrew Church, Coordinator Ranger Services - 9729 0350
For Ranger Services during office hours, please call 9729 0333. After office hours, please contact a duty Ranger on 9729 0300 .Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades
There are eight Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades (VBFB), two State Emergency Services (SES) and three Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) operating within the Shire.
If you require assistance with the burning/hazard reduction of your property, contact the following:
Emergency Services Volunteering
|Binningup Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade||Dario Nandapi||0429 201 534|
|Brunswick Fire and Rescue Service||Colin Keys||0456 111 175|
|Cookernup Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade||Derek Everington||0448 197 723|
|Eaton/Australind Fire and Rescue Service||Matthew Stoltenbarg||0456 957 281|
|Harvey Fire and Rescue Service||Scott Britza||0409 015 047|
|Harvey Hills Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade||Doug Buist||0450 302 511|
|Leschenault Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade||Michael Papalia||0439 922 606|
|Myalup Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade||Paul Reynolds||0406 063 464|
|Olive Hills/Roelands Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade||Max Van Weert||0438 974 107|
|Uduc Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade||Andrew Mapstone||0428 292 609|
|Yarloop Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade||Matthew Anzellino||0437 411 614|
Volunteers are an imperative part of protecting our communities.
If volunteering is of interest to you please contact your local brigade or unit.
Many of the volunteers mention how it has been a great way to meet other community members and assist in building resilience within the community. Life threatening emergency
For all life-threatening emergencies please call 000.
When you call, remember to:
Emergencies that are not life threateningMore information and contacts
- Stay focused
- Stay relevant
- Stay on the line.
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