About Department of Fire and Emergency Services, Western Australia

As Western Australia’s leading hazard management agency, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) (formerly the Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA) performs a critical role coordinating emergency services for a range of natural disasters and emergency incidents threatening life and property. Supported by an extensive network of over 29,000 volunteers and 1111 career firefighters DFES works together with the community and government to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from a diverse range of emergencies.

Sarah Anderson End-user
Murray Carter End-user
Mal Cronstedt End-user
Jill Downard End User
Su Ferreira End-user
Suellen Flint
Suellen Flint End-user
Allen Gale
Allen Gale End-user
Lauren Gardiner End-user
Steve Gray End-user
Stuart Gunning End-user
James Henry End-user
Andrew Hinton End-user
Tracey Leotta End-user
Bren McGurk End-user
Jackson Parker End-user
Richard Pieper End-user
Ralph Smith End-user
Hannah Tagore End-user
Trish Wall End-user

Child-centred disaster risk reduction

Sarah Anderson End-user

Northern Australian bushfire and natural hazard training

Suellen Flint
Suellen Flint End-user

Improved decision support for natural hazard risk reduction

Murray Carter End-user
Mal Cronstedt End-user

Economics of natural hazards

Murray Carter End-user
Mal Cronstedt End-user
Suellen Flint
Suellen Flint End-user

Effective risk and warning communication during natural hazards

Jill Downard End User
Suellen Flint
Suellen Flint End-user
Hannah Tagore End-user

Improving the role of hazard communications in increasing residents’ preparedness and response planning

Suellen Flint
Suellen Flint End-user
Tracey Leotta End-user

Enhancing remote north Australian community resilience

Suellen Flint
Suellen Flint End-user

Managing animals in disasters: improving preparedness, response, and resilience through individual and organisational collaboration

Suellen Flint
Suellen Flint End-user

The Australian Natural Disaster Resilience Index: A system for assessing the resilience of Australian communities to natural hazards

Suellen Flint
Suellen Flint End-user

Flood risk communication

Suellen Flint
Suellen Flint End-user

Mapping and understanding bushfire and natural hazard vulnerability and risks at the institutional scale

Suellen Flint
Suellen Flint End-user

2014 Parkerville WA post-incident task force

Suellen Flint
Suellen Flint End-user

Improved predictions of severe weather to reduce community impact

Allen Gale
Allen Gale End-user

Using realistic disaster scenario analysis to understand natural hazard impacts and emergency management requirements

Allen Gale
Allen Gale End-user

Cost-effective mitigation strategy for building related earthquake risk

Steve Gray End-user

Impact-based forecasting for the coastal zone: East Coast Lows

Steve Gray End-user

Resilience to clustered disaster events on the coast - storm surge

Steve Gray End-user

Developing better predictions for extreme water levels

Steve Gray End-user

Catastrophic and cascading events: planning and capability

James Henry End-user
Richard Pieper End-user

Optimising post-disaster recovery interventions in Australia

Mapping approaches to community engagement for preparedness in Australia

Fire spread prediction across fuel types

Jackson Parker End-user

Improving land dryness measures and forecasts

Jackson Parker End-user

Cost-effective mitigation strategy for flood prone buildings

Jackson Parker End-user

Threshold conditions for extreme fire behaviour

Jackson Parker End-user

Enabling sustainable emergency volunteering

Out of uniform: building community resilience through non-traditional emergency volunteering

Urban planning for natural hazard mitigation

Factors affecting long term community recovery

Trish Wall End-user

Hazards, culture and Indigenous communities

Trish Wall End-user