Western Australia Emergency Service – Who we are?
Western Australia Emergency Service (SES) is a volunteer based emergency service. SES has a wide range of roles including planning for and responding to floods, severe storms, earthquakes, tsunami, road rescue as well as search and rescue. SES also provides a support role to other emergency service agencies including Western Australia Police.
SES also has a major planning role providing support and advice to Local Government in relation to the performance and exercise of their duties and responsibilities under the Emergency Management Act 1986, auditing of Municipal Emergency Management Plans and providing advice and training in emergency management to both Government and non government organisations.
SES is a significant contributor and leader in emergency management, and continues to strive to develop and lead best practice by focusing on further developing its core business activities and strengthening its relationships/partnerships with other Emergency Management Organisations and relevant stakeholders, including Emergency Management Western Australia.