Media Statements

For Portfolio: Emergency Services

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

26/11/2022

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Emergency Services

New protective clothing for firefighters issued as preparations for summer fire season continue

25/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Boaties urged to help Marine Rescue volunteers by prioritising safety

19/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

A call for Great Southern employers supporting emergency services

19/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New headquarters for growing Albany SES unit

13/11/2022

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Emergency Services

New state-of-the-art fire station to be built in Perth’s south-east

13/11/2022

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Emergency Services

Warning Western Australians that a bushfire plan can save your life

9/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Useful upgrade supports growth of Gascoyne SES unit

8/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Disaster assistance for WA’s storm-affected South West

7/11/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Employers celebrated for support of emergency services

2/11/2022

Punch

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Record funding awarded to WA disaster-reduction projects

31/10/2022

McGowan; Dawson; Sanderson

Premier; Emergency Services; Health

WA’s State of Emergency to end 12.01am November 4, 2022

29/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New emergency services facility to protect Gingin community

29/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

WA sends more emergency services help to ease flood crisis

27/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Flood disaster assistance for remote Mid West shire

24/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

WA emergency services deployed to help NSW flood recovery

21/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

National awards recognise those building disaster resilience

21/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Major milestone for Eaton-Australind emergency services volunteers

20/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

National SES volunteers put their skills on the line in Perth

11/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Recovery grants extended for Seroja communities

10/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Time to prepare with the wet season approaching

7/10/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster relief funding for flood-affected communities in Pilbara

29/09/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New appliances to support emergency services volunteers

20/09/2022

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Emergency Services

New legislation introduced to end WA’s State of Emergency

12/09/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Achievements honoured at WA Fire and Emergency Services Awards

2/09/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New firefighters to boost frontline operations

31/08/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New and improved fire danger ratings implemented

16/08/2022

Carey; MacTiernan; Dawson

Lands; Regional Development; Emergency Services

Modular housing provider named as preferred proponent for workers accommodation in Kalbarri

3/08/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for cyclone impacted communities in WA's Kimberley

3/08/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flood-affected communities on WA’s south coast

1/08/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

McGowan Government invests $7.8 million into Kimberley emergency services

28/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Emergency Rescue Helicopter Service soars to new heights

25/07/2022

Dawson; McGurk

Emergency Services; Women's Interests

Next generation firefighters boost workplace diversity

19/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Lithium-ion battery fires spark winter home safety plea

7/07/2022

Papalia

Emergency Services

WA emergency services specialists to help NSW flood victims

4/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Major boost to help local governments reduce bushfire risks

2/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

South-West volunteer brigade chalks up half a century of service

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New vessel to the rescue for Geraldton volunteers

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Mid-West Gascoyne emergency services heroes honoured

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Finalists announced in WA Fire and Emergency Services Awards

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flood-impacted areas in WA’s Mid-West

1/07/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services; Volunteering

WA’s top emergency services cadets and mentors announced

30/06/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Awards ceremony honours long-serving Beelerup volunteers

30/06/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

South-West lithium miner thanked for stepping up in time of need

29/06/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

South-West volunteers bolstered by cutting-edge firefighting arsenal

29/06/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

South-West SES units bolstered by new rescue boats

13/06/2022

Buti

Emergency Services; Volunteering

WA emergency services personnel recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

26/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Changing of the guard with first female Deputy Commissioner appointed to Department of Fire and Emergency Services

25/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Rescue Helicopter Service propelled to new heights

18/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

State Emergency Service units receive new utility vehicles on ‘Wear Orange Wednesday’

17/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Wear orange on Wednesday to thank the SES

12/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Major boost to Western Australia's emergency services

10/05/2022

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Emergency Services

Bill introduced to provide certainty on COVID-19 response measures

1/05/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Fallen heroes’ legacy set in stone

30/04/2022

Templeman; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Emergency Services

Northampton celebrates road to recovery with Festival of Footy

29/04/2022

Whitby; Dawson

Environment; Emergency Services

Celebrating 50 years of bushfire aerial detection

28/04/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flood-affected communities in WA’s Pilbara

19/04/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

First locally based Large Air Tanker to fight WA bushfires

9/04/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Great Southern volunteers armed with new firefighting equipment

7/04/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

WA continues to support NSW flood victims with emergency support

6/04/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Mobile worker accommodation rolls out for Seroja recovery

30/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

WA sends another team to assist with flooding response

29/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Independent Wooroloo Bushfire review recommendations released

26/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

SES Mounted Section bids farewell after 35 years of service

24/03/2022

Dawson; MacTiernan

Emergency Services; Regional Development

First ever District Recovery Coordinator appointed to Wheatbelt following catastrophic bushfires

23/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance following severe bushfire in WA’s South-West

23/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for farming communities in WA’s Wheatbelt

16/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for flood-affected communities in WA’s Kimberley

11/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

World-class firefighting vehicles give Esperance brigades new edge

9/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

SES volunteers step up to assist flood-affected NSW

7/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Two more WA Emergency Services teams deployed to NSW to help communities devastated by floods

4/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Western Australian Emergency Services team to help NSW flooding response

4/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

New marine rescue vessel pays homage to local history

2/03/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Funding boost to reduce disaster risk for WA communities

22/02/2022

Dawson

Volunteering; Emergency Services

Volunteering WA online presence to be boosted

18/02/2022

Dawson; Johnston; Kelly

Emergency Services; Energy; Water

Financial relief for bushfire-affected Western Australians

19/01/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

International recognition for DFES staff and volunteers

18/01/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Western Australians pick names for Black Hawk helicopters

13/01/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Two new Bushfire Brigade stations for the South-West

12/01/2022

Dawson

Emergency Services

Multi-million dollar investment for Northampton emergency service volunteers

22/12/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Temporary accommodation for WA workers rebuilding homes and structures damaged by Cyclone Seroja

17/12/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

New generation of firefighters step up for summer

16/12/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

WA responds to the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements

15/12/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Next generation rescue helicopters to take to the skies

15/12/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

App updates make it easier to create a bushfire plan

9/12/2021

Ellery; Whitby

Education and Training; Emergency Services

Apprenticeship grants to help rebuild disaster hit communities

9/12/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - More than $2 million to bolster disaster risk reduction in Western Australia

7/12/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Making waves! New rescue boat for Canning-South Perth SES

5/12/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Rapid response water bombers boost firefighting capacity during harvest

24/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Construction begins on $3 million Albany State Emergency Service facility

23/11/2021

Papalia; Whitby

Police; Emergency Services

Firebugs on notice ahead of summer as Police Strike Force formed

23/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

More than $2.8 million for high bushfire risk areas

17/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

$140 million investment in new emergency services fleet

16/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Topping up capacity for bushfire response in regional WA

12/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Employers in the State’s south supporting emergency services volunteers

10/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Recovery and Resilience Grants open for insured properties damaged by Severe Tropical Cyclone Seroja

5/11/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Employers leading the way in supporting emergency services

29/10/2021

Whitby

Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Disaster assistance for South-West WA local governments hit hard by July storms

26/10/2021

Whitby

Small Business; Emergency Services

Joint media statement - Cyclone-impacted small businesses in WA get help to rebuild

22/10/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

$13.4 million Collie emergency services hub unveiled

20/10/2021

McGowan; Whitby

Premier; Emergency Services

New Bill to extend timeframe for COVID-19 response measures