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From the President
Welcome to the final edition of the State Emergency Service Volunteers Association of Western Australia (Inc.) newsletter for 2023. That was a mouthful and exemplifies the year that was: jam packed, extremely busy and challenging.
SESVA Welcomes new Committee Members
SESVA new Committee members
Leonie Briggs -Vice President North
Ziggy Belczowshi – South Coastal
Megan Reynolds – North Coastal
From The Secretary
Key Interest item from the 7th December 2023 SESVA Committee Meeting
Legislation Working Group – Submission to Government
SWORD Logistics – Moving Regions
Renaming the SES Team Award
SES 65 Anniversary 2024
More from the Secretary
The next Meeting of the SESVA Management Committee is scheduled for February 2024
The SESVA Office
Will be closed from Thursday 21st December to Tuesday 2nd January 2024
How to contact the SESVA Secretary
mobile: 0419 935 497
The WA Emergency Services Volunteers’ Hardship Assistance Scheme (Inc.)
The WAESVHAS AGM was held at Mandurah SES unit on Sunday 19th November.
The main purpose of the WAESVHAS is to give emergency services volunteers the opportunity to seek, or be offered, financial assistance during times of hardship and/or significant loss.
West Australian residents can now participate in a fundraising raffle to support the community-based SES units and the SES volunteers.
The SES Volunteers Association in WA (SESVA) has reached an agree-
ment with the National SES Volunteers Association (NSESVA) to partici- pate in continuous fundraising raffle campaigns
General Rescue Training Update
There was a huge response on Facebook to the DFES Academy article in the SESVA November Newsletter on this topic.
MY Unit Newman SES
The Newman SES Unit was established in July 1981 around the same year that the Shire of East Pilbara (SoEP) took management of the Town from Mt Newman Mining, which was established by Mt Newman Mining (originally Mount Newman) in 1966 as a closed Mining company town.