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From the President
Welcome to 2024 and a Happy New Year to everyone. The coming year will see the Association very busy with some long-overdue discussions and outcomes for SES members.
During 2024 the SESVA Newsletter will feature a series of articles on signiﬁcant Cyclones in Western Australia starting with 1999, as 2024 marks the 25th anniversary of Cyclones Elaine and Vance’s landfall in the Midwest and Pilbara respectively, resulting in a trail of destruction across the state.
Welcome new Committee Members
Kimberley – Sarge Bottacin
Great Southern – Scott Larking
The SESVA Executive Team and Committee welcomes Scott and the return of Sarge to the Management Committee.
My Unit – Meekatharra SES
The Unit was established about 35 years ago. A meeting was held in the Sporting Complex in Meekatharra in 1988 with the then Regional Coordinator Bernie McNamara representing the Western Australian State Emergency Service (WASES)
SES Training Update
News on Volunteer Induction and SES Training Manager. See the full articles for details
2024 marks the 65th Anniversary of the SES in WA and the 125 Anniversary of Fire & Emergency Services in Western Australia
Specialised SES Units
The State Emergency Service – Communication Support Unit (CSU) is an operational SES unit, delivering communication solutions for multi-agency Emergency Services.
SESVA raffle 2
The next SES raffle will commence in mid-February. Let WA family, friends, and colleagues know that they can purchase a $2 ticket to support SES volunteers in WA and receive a chance to win a $5000Coles-Myer gift card