Welcome to:

The SES Volunteers Association of Western Australia Incorporated (SESVA)

(The prescribed Association for SES Volunteers in WA)

If you require emergency assistance for storm or flood call 132 500


Welcome to the website of the State Emergency Service Volunteers Association of Western Australia Incorporated (SESVA).  

The SESVA was formed in the late 1980’s with the objective of providing a focus for representing the views of SES Volunteers on issues which affect them. 

The SESVA has developed the ability to strongly voice the opinion of the volunteers  where, when necessary, to the benefit of all the Volunteers of the SES, where the action of a single Volunteer or small group would not be as effective.  

The SESVA represents SES volunteers on a number of committees and working groups and has regular meetings with DFES.



SESVA role is to represent the views of SES Volunteers to all levels of Government, DFES and other agencies on all matters affecting  SES volunteers and the way in which we serve our communities.

SESVA Committee of Management

There is a Committee of Management to control the Association.  The Management Committee consists of the following members:

Powers of the Management Committee

The Management Committee is the deliberative body in the Association with powers to make and direct policy, make, amend, or rescind the Constitution, and generally to take such actions as it considers necessary for the furtherance of the Association and its objects.  The general management of the affairs of the Association is vested in the Management Committee. 

Executive Council

"There shall be an Executive Council (Executive), consisting of the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The Executive shall take care of the day to day affairs of the Association, and may authorise payments on behalf of the Association only in accordance with the Business Rules of the Association."

SESVA Objectives & Current Activities

Current News

You can also view Archived News Items going back to 2010 and Archived Newsletters going back to 2017.


Completion of New Shed for Merredin State Emergency Service (SES) Unit 

The Merredin State Emergency Service (SES) Unit has just received a major boost to their operating facilities with the completion of a new 3-bay shed.  

Funding was provided by DFES and construction began in March. Up until now the Unit has not had a shed to house vehicles, trailers and equipment which have been stored outside, exposed to the elements. The shed will house the Unit’s 2 vehicles, incident trailers and other equipment that has been stored within the Unit’s main building. This additional secure storage space will allow  better use of their main building for activities like meetings, training courses and exercises.

The Unit currently has 12 members and Local Manager Mark Briggs is hopeful that the new shed may help to attract some new volunteers to join the Unit.

The attached picture shows Local Manager Mark Briggs in front of the new shed.

Matt Reimer

District Officer – Natural Hazards Midlands

Goldfields / Midlands Region | Country Operations

Northam Regional Office – 79 Newcastle Street Northam WA 6401

Department of Fire & Emergency Services

T : 9690 2304 |M : 0428 100 457 |E : matthew.reimer@dfes.wa.gov.au


Merredin New SES Building

What's in this edition:

  • From the President
  • OEP Funding
  • General Rescue Course
  • WOW Day
  • Vehicle Loading
  • Corflute & Sandbags
  • Reduction in Trainer/Assessor Delivery Requirement Timeframes
  • FSC Training
  • Merchandise
  • Jurien Bay SES
  • Facebook
  • Meet Your Regional Representative
  • Regional Training
  • Historical Photo's
  • How to keep informed
  • Safety Circular
  • OnLine Code of Conduct Training Circular