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07/03/2024 – SESVA Newsletter March 2024

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From the President

Hello to you!

I am saying this with thanks that our temperatures in most of the state are cooling as we move into March. While we have often experienced hot temperatures in March in years gone by, let’s hope the hottest days are behind us all.

Tribute to James Regan

Jim (James) Regan lost his life on 2nd of April 2004 while on operational duty as a Volunteer with the State Emergency Service. This tragedy was the first time the life of an SES Volunteer was lost while on active duty in WA. The April edition of the Newsletter will be dedicated to the memory of Jim

From the Secretary Desk

Summary of the SESVA Management Committee Meeting 8th of February 2024

2024 Volunteer Leadership Program

The Volunteer Leadership Program provides an introduction to volunteer leadership and management in an emergency management context. 

Get Ready for WOW day

22 May 2024

This year is also the 65th anniversary of the SES in WA.  So we’re developing some great ways to help SES Units Celebrate!



SES Awards

Nominate an individual or group today who has gone above and beyond the call of duty.  If you nominate a finalist, you will receive an invitation to the 2024.  WAFES Awards gala dinner.

Nominations CLOSE 25th March at 9am

WA -TAS Raffle No. 2

The next SES raffle commenced 4th March and will be drawn 31st May 2024. Let your WA family, friends, and colleagues know that they can purchase a $2 ticket now to support SES volunteers in WA and receive a chance to win a $5,000 Coles-Myer gift.

My  Unit Cockburn  SES

After two unsuccessful attempts to form a Unit, The City of Cockburn Voluntary State Emergency Service officially commenced in December 1981 with 6 members growing to 23 in February 1982 with Oleg Milosaljevic as Unit Manager appointed by the City of Cockburn.