The Wiluna Town Bush Fire Brigade is situated in the Shire of Wiluna. The Shire is in the Mid West region of Western Australia and is approximately 950km north east of the capital, Perth. The town of Wiluna is situated on the edge of the Western Desert at the gateway to the Canning Stock Route and Gunbarrel Highway.
Wiluna is the service centre of the local area for the local Aboriginal (Martu) people, the pastoral industry, several mines, and visiting tourists. Wiluna's climate is hot and dry, with an annual rainfall of 254 mm. Mean maximum temperatures range from 19 °C in July, to 38 °C in January.
The Wiluna Town Bush Fire Brigade is the only Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) agency within the Shire of Wiluna and covers an area of 182,155 square kilometres. The Wiluna Town BFB is supported by private emergency services brigades operated by various mines under MOU with DFES, Fire and Rescue services located in Meekatharra and Leinster and by the valuable contribution of Pastoralists.
The brigade is owned and operated by the Shire of Wiluna and was formed under provisions of the Bush Fires Act 1954. Operational and capital costs are funded by the DFES using monies raised by the Emergency Services Levy (ESL). These pages outline who we are, what we do and how you can do your part and become a volunteer firefighter with us!
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