Fire and Emergency

The City's Team provides a variety of services aimed at safeguarding our community against fire, by enforcement of numerous Acts of Parliament, Local Laws and regulations.

Fire Services deal with matters such as:

  • Fire Control Officers
  • Education/Advise regarding to fire preparation
  • Fire breaks and fire hazards inspections
  • Fire permits
  • Inspections for Prior to burns
  • Burning periods and times and Bans
  • Movement and Harvest bans (Not Total Fire Bans)
  • Responding to fires outside Fire Gazetted District
  • Manage City of Greater Geraldton Bush Fire Brigades including Mullewa.
  • Recruitment of Volunteers for Brigades
  • Manage Council land as to fire hazards
  • Planning consideration as to bush fire

Fire Chat

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Take the time to have a 5 minute fire chat with your family and create a plan using the new Bushfire Preparation Toolkit.

Hours of Service

8:30am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday

If you require the services of a City Fire Officer, contact the City on 9956 6600.

Bush Fire Brigades

There are 10 Bush Fire Brigades located across the City region. For more information on what they do or volunteering as a bush fire fighter please contact your local brigade.

Cape Burney                Rob Roffey                    0437 212 133

Casuarina                    Murray Preston              0427 291 013

Eradu                          Ian Grant                       0407 939 730

Moonyoonooka            Neil Johnstone               0429 851 119

Mullewa Central           Darrin Fulker                  0488 044 250

Mullewa South             Brett Steele                   0428 619 042

Pindar/Tardun               Zac Grima                    0428 720 736

Tenindewa                    Daniel Critch                 0429 625 045

Waggrakine                  Mark Teale                    0419 427 686

Walkaway                    Brendan McCann           0409 114 351

Useful Information

View the Geraldton Fire Break Notice 2017-18.

View the Bush Fires Act 1954

View the Bush Fires Regulations 1954

View the Bush Fire Brigades Local Law 2011

View the Harvest Movement Ban SMS Form (ISEM002)

View the Government Gazette, WA article.

View the Backyard Burning Brochure

View the Burning Management Areas Map

View the Be Mindful of Your Smoke Brochure

View the Smoke Guidelines Brochure

View the CGG Local Emergency Management Arrangements

View the Mullewa Emergency Management Plan

View the Bush Fire Response Plan

Useful Links

Bureau of Meteorology

Department of Fire & Emergency Services

Emergency WA

Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades of WA

Local Contractors - Firebreak Compliance

Company (Alphabetical Order) Small Lots (under 0.4ha) Medium Lots (0.4ha - 5ha) Rural Lots (over 5ha) Contact Number
Aussie Tree Services Tree and Vegetation removal only 08 9964 2200
Corbett Contracting × × × 0408 172 391
Grahame Hancock × × × 08 9938 1413
Little Green Tractor WA × × × 0408 172 391
Marsden's Bobcat and Truck Hire × × × 0409 842 209
MEEDAC Mullewa × × 08 9964 1531
Midwest Mulching and Mowing × × × 0429 341 306
Morgan Mowing and Firebreaks × × × 0439 242 993
Richard Jones × × 0408 913 478
Terra Form Contracting Tree and Vegetation removal only 0429 652 625
Tony Hooper × × × 0403 178 027
Woorree Slashing Services × × 0428 215 493

These details are provided in good faith by the City of Greater Geraldton, for awareness only. These contractors have voluntarily registered their interest with the City, however, the City accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or content of this information or the services provided. The engagement of a contractor is an agreement between the landowner and the contractor, and it is advised that landowners consider whether a contractor has appropriate qualifications, competence and insurance applicable to the nature of the work.