23/03/2013 - Pingelly SES opens new HQ

PINGELLY SES UNIT OPENS

After many years of hard work and fund raising the Pingelly SES Unit opened its new building on Saturday the 23rd of March 2013.  Pingelly SES Volunteers, friends. Family and invited guests gathered together to witness the opening of the purpose built facility.

The building has the following features:

  • Drive through vehicle bays fitted with electric doors
  •  Store room
  •  Offices
  • Communications room
  • Operations room
  • Training room,
  • Kitchen
  • Toilets and change rooms
  • And standby generator


Funding for the building came from the Shire of Pingelly, DFES and Sate and Commonwealth Government Grants.

Local Manager Bill Mulroney thanked everyone who was involved with the planning, construction and funding of the facility. Bill also paid tribute to the Volunteers of the Unit and thanked their families and employers for supporting them.

SESVA President David Price said” this is a great facility and will enable the Volunteers of the Pingelly unit to support the community in operations such as Road Crash Rescue, storm damage and land search.  David also said “concrete and metal might make the building but it’s the commitment and dedication of the SES Volunteers which makes a great SES Unit”.

Pingelly SES Unit

The building

Local Manager Bill Mulroney

The opening by Shire President Shirley Lange , Honourable Terry Waldron (Minister for Sport and Recreation)  and Local Manager Bill Mulrony (also Deputy Shire President)

The gathering for the opening

The back of the building

And its a big thumbs up from Bill and the Volunteers from Pingelly