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01/07/2015 - Kalbarri SES News July 2015

Kalbarri SES News for July 2015

Mac Holt from Kalbarri SES reports a water spout appeared just off the coast and caused damage to a property when it crossed land, resulting in a call-out to provide temporary repairs. Regular evening training was added to with a 3 day Regional Single Rope Rescue course.  Community activities were abundant this month with weekly fundraising, a visit by 'Shine' girls to promote confidence and trust as they had thrills and fun abseiling from our tower, and a riverside cleanup with the community. We also acquired for free a 5 seater ATV from a Pilbara mining company and after years of lobbying state and federal government have funded mobile coverage in Kalbarri National Park. This will result in reduced emergency notification times.

Read the full report ====>Kalbarri-SES-Report-2015-07.pdf

29/06/2015 - DFES Conference its time to Nominate

DFES Conference 2015

Each SES Unit is invited to nominate two SES volunteers to attend the 2015 FES Conference which will be held from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 September 2015 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC).
Only nominated delegates may register to attend.
Registrations for the conference will close on Friday 31st July 2015
Volunteer Associations will again facilitate registrations, so,


The SESVA will send nominated delegates an invitation to register.   DFES will assist endorsed country regional volunteer delegates to attend the 2015 Conference by:

  • meeting the cost of travel, to and from the Conference
  • meeting the costs of accommodation for the duration of the Conference
  • organising travel arrangements

 (All Award finalists will be separately invited to attend the conference and have costs covered by DFES.)

Bella Scharfenstein
Administration Officer
SES Volunteers Association WA (Inc.)
Mob:    0499 619 287
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19/06/2015 - SESVA AGM and Elections

Attention:  SES Units and Volunteers

See below information in relation to  :

1.    Notice of 2015 SESVA Annual General Meeting
2.    Call for Agenda Items
3.    Nominations for SESVA Committee Vacancies

It would be appreciated if you could print the document and distribute it to unit volunteers, and place a copy on your unit noticeboard.   Note:  Nominations for vacancies close on 31st July 2015.

Kind Regards,

Lin Booth
Secretary and Returning  Officer
SES Volunteers Association WA (Inc.)
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SESVA AGM Agenda and call for nominations ===>150617 - FINAL 2015 SESVA AGM Call for agenda items and nominations.pdf

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