Restricted Burning Period from 2 November to 14 December 2022

The restricted burning period dates are subject to change due to variable weather conditions. Permits to burn are required for the restricted burning period and must be obtained from the Bush Fire Control Officer.

For up to date information regarding Total Fire Bans and community warnings about emergencies visit Emergency WA

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Fire Control Officers and Contacts

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:

  • 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

Area Fire Control Officers

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.

AreaArea Fire Control OfficerContact details
Australind TownsiteMichael Papalia0439 922 606
Australind, Leschenault, Parkfield and WellesleyMichael Papalia0439 922 606
Binningup, Parkfield and WellesleyWayne Jackson0418 940 929
MyalupWayne Jackson0418 940 929
Hoffman and YarloopTracy Osborn0457 088 073
UducKevin Prowse0418 921 811
Brunswick TownMax Van Weert0438 974 107
Olive Hill, Brunswick and RoelandsMax Van Weert0438 974 107
Harvey Hills/Benger/ Harvey TownsiteVaughn Byrd0404 800 302
Cookernup and HoffmanJayden Marinelli0402 175 047

Shire Officers
  • Nicole Beauclarke, Waste and Community Safety Support Officer - 9729 0344
  • Andrew Church, Coordinator Ranger Services - 9729 0350

Harvey and Australind Rangers

For Ranger Services during office hours, please call 9729 0333. After office hours, please contact a duty Ranger on 0419 047 528.

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:

Brigade/ServiceNameContact details
Binningup Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeDario Nandapi0429 201 534
Brunswick Fire and Rescue ServiceColin Keys0456 111 175
Cookernup Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeDerek Everington0448 197 723
Eaton/Australind Fire and Rescue ServiceMatthew Stoltenbarg0456 957 281
Harvey Fire and Rescue ServiceScott Britza0409 015 047
Harvey Hills Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeDoug Buist0450 302 511
Leschenault Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeMichael Papalia0439 922 606
Myalup Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadePaul Reynolds0406 063 464
Olive Hills/Roelands Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeJeremy Gunson0409 725 960
Uduc Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeAndrew Mapstone0428 292 609
Yarloop Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeMatthew Anzellino0437 411 614

 

Emergency Services Volunteering

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. 

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