SES Volunteer's Association of Western Australia Incorporated

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01/02/2024 – SESVA Newsletter for February 2024

Articles in this Month's Edition

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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. 

Future Articles

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 

Anniversary Year

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