Waroona Bushfire Special Inquiry

23 June 2016

The Premier has today tabled Reframing Rural Fire Management: Report of the Special Inquiry into the January 2016 Waroona Fire.

The report follows the Public Sector Commissioner’s appointment of Mr Euan Ferguson AFSM, pursuant to section 24H of the Public Sector Management Act 1994, to provide an independent review of the January 2016 Waroona Fire.

To download the report or for more information on the inquiry, visit the Public Sector Commission’s website at https://www.publicsector.wa.gov.au/waroona-bushfire-special-inquiry.

The Commissioner thanks Mr Ferguson and the inquiry staff for their professionalism in conducting the Special Inquiry, and all community members and stakeholders who assisted the inquiry.

The Special Inquirer, Mr Euan Ferguson, has also made a statement.

The Department of the Premier and Cabinet (DPC) will coordinate the Government’s response to the recommendations. For further enquiries, please contact DPC on (08) 6552 5000 or email waroonainquiry@dpc.wa.gov.au.

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