The Emergency Services Volunteer Fuel Card Scheme (the Scheme) is a gift, made possible by the State Government of Western Australia, to support the important work of metropolitan and regional emergency service volunteers and acknowledge their contribution to the WA community.
Under this Scheme, brigades, groups and units (BGUs) in the following services will be provided, upon application, with a $2,000 fuel card annually for the next four years, commencing in 2015/16:
- Bush Fire Service
- Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service
- Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services
- State Emergency Service
- Volunteer Marine Rescue Services
- St John Ambulance
Funding for the fuel cards in regional WA is supported by the Royalties for Regions program.
When can I apply for a fuel card?
The application period to receive a fuel card for the 2016/17 financial year is now closed. BGU’s will be given the opportunity to apply for a card for the 2017/18 financial year in June 2017.
To receive updates about the fuel card application process, please register your email address in the section provided at the bottom of this page.
How can the fuel card be used?
The volunteer officer-in-charge will be responsible for distributing the fuel card amongst actively contributing registered volunteers within the BGU.
The fuel card is restricted to fuel purchases only and can be used for private or recreational use. The fuel card must not be used to purchase fuel for an operational vehicle or vessel.
Where can I find out more information?
For further information:
For enquires about where fuel cards can be used, account balances, using your Web Self Service account or to report a card faulty, damaged, lost or stolen:
Call the WEX Motorpass Volunteer Fuel Card Hotline
For all other enquiries about the scheme:
Email or call DFES’ Fuel Card Administrator
Would you like to keep informed?
If you would like to register for updates on this Scheme, please enter your name and email address below and press 'submit'.
Disclaimer: Personal information provided by users will only be used for the purposes for which it was collected. DFES will not disclose email addresses or other personal details to any third party (including other State Government institutions or authorities) without the user's explicit consent, except if required by law or other regulation.