Bush Fire Advisory Committee


Our vision is to make the Shire of Denmark a safe community by managing the risk of fire through the delivery and implementation of fire prevention, preparedness, response and recovery strategies.

Terms of Reference

  • To recommend and regularly review Council’s Policies relating to the delivery of fire prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.
  • To provide support and guidance to all Bush Fire Brigades within the Shire of Denmark and to assist those Brigades to fulfill their objectives.
  • To establish and maintain an operational command and control structure by developing procedures to enhance the ability of the Brigades to carry out operations, activities and training efficiently and effectively.
  • To ensure co-operation and co-ordination between all Fire Brigades within the Shire of Denmark and between all other Fire Brigades and stakeholders in their efforts and activities.
  • To advise Council regarding all matters relating to prosecutions for breaches of the Bush Fires Act 1954.
  • To advise Regional Officers in the area and any other relevant person or organization on     matters referred to the committee.
  • To report to Council on matters referred to the Committee by Council.
  • To perform any other function assigned to the Committee under Section 67 of the Bush Fires Act, regulations or Council policy.

Bush Fire Advisory Committee Charter


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