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Emergency Services Levy (ESL)

The Emergency Services Levy (ESL) funds Western Australia's (WA) fire and emergency services, including all career fire stations, volunteer fire brigades, State Emergency Service (SES) units and the multi-purpose volunteer emergency service units.

ESL funding will support approximately 800 dedicated emergency service groups comprising approximately 1,400 career firefighters and support staff, and over 32,000 volunteers.

Since the ESL was introduced in 2003, WA's fire and emergency services have dramatically improved, particularly in regional and remote areas thanks to the provision of new equipment provided for volunteer groups.

The ESL benefits all West Australian’s as emergency response involves a cohesive approach from across the state.