Fire Control Contacts

Fire Control Officer and Volunteer Fire Brigades

The Shire of Harvey, in accordance with the Bush Fires Act 1954, S.38 2A has declared the following persons to be authorised Bush Fire Control officers for the period of 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021:

  • 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 and 48 hours’ notice is required prior to burning. Find out more about permits to burn.

AreaArea Fire Control OfficerContact details
Leschenault, Australind, Parkfield and WellesleyPeter Simpson0419 989 660
Binningup, Parkfield and WellesleyMal Adams0447 000 834
MyalupWayne Jackson0418 940 929
Yarloop and HoffmanMatthew Anzellino0437 411 614
UducKevin Prowse0418 921 811
Brunswick TownRobert George(08) 9726 1132
Roelands and Olive HillRobert George0417 173 553
Harvey HillsVaughn Byrd0404 800 302
Cookernup and HoffmanMurray Hooper0435 224 912
BengerVaughn Byrd0404 800 302

Shire Officers
  • Waste and Community Safety Support Officer: Call (08) 9729 0344
  • Coordinator Safety Services: Call 08) 9729 0350

Harvey and Australind Rangers

  • Scott Frater: Call 0419 047 528
  • Bob Steers: Call 0438 944 259
  • Andrew Church: Call 0418 934 942

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 BrigadeMal Adams0447 000 834
Brunswick Fire and Rescue ServiceFrancis Burgoyne0414 246 760
Cookernup Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeMurray Hooper0435 224 912
Eaton/Australind Fire and Rescue ServiceRichard Constantine0408 940 476
Harvey Fire and Rescue ServiceScott Britza0409 015 047
Harvey Hills Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeVaughn Byrd0404 800 302
Leschenault Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadePeter Simpson0419 989 660
Myalup Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeBrett Parkinson0400 932 219
Olive Hills/Roelands Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeRobert George0417 173 553
Uduc Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeKevin Prowse0418 921 811
Yarloop Volunteer Bush Fire BrigadeMatthew Anzellino0437 411 614

Emergency services volunteering

Volunteers are an imperative part of protecting our communities within our Shire.

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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