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Areas with new Boundaries and Rate Categories

2017-18
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change (Deposited Plan/Version) Explanation
Rockingham  Baldivis/Hillman/
Cooloongup/Waikiki
Category 1 boundary extended into Category 3 area
(MFD - DP 35830 V13 & 35831 V13)
Urban expansion  required extension of career Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Capel Dalyellup 
Category 2 boundary extended into Category 5 area  Property Owner Flyer
(DP 35787 V3)
Urban expansion  required extension of career Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Karratha Wickham Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 area
(DP 35859 V2)
Expansion of Wickham volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage  area
Northampton Northampton New Fire District established and aligned with existing ESL Category 4 boundary
(DP 41022 V2)
New Fire District established as VES unit commissioned as VFRS brigade
2016-17
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change (Deposited Plan/Version) Explanation
Swan  Baskerville/Brigadoon Category 1 boundary extended into Category 3 area
(MFD - DP 35830 V12 & 35831 V12)
Property required career Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Fremantle Fremantle Category 1 boundary extended into Category 5 area
(DP 35830 V12)
Urban expansion required additional career Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Mundaring Greenmount/Swan View Property fully included in Category 3 area and removed from Category 1 boundary  (MFD - DP 35830 V12 & 35831 V12) Changed from Career Fire & Rescue Service coverage to coverage by bush fire brigades
Broome Broome Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 area
(DP 408946 V1)
Expansion of Broome volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Dardanup Picton Category 2 boundary extended into Category 4 and Category 5 areas
(DP 35787 V2)
Expansion of Bunbury career Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Dardanup Picton Category 4 boundary contracted - Category 4 area changed to Category 2 area
(DP 35787 V2)
Contraction of Eaton-Australind volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Augusta-Margaret River Cowaramup Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 area
(DP 75864 V2)
Expansion of Cowaramup volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Derby-West Kimberley Derby Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 area
(DP 35797 V2)
Expansion of Derby volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Esperance Esperance Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 area to the west, north-west, east and south, and category 4 boundary contracted in north-east (DP 35803 V2) Expansion and contraction of Esperance volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Derby-West Kimberley Fitzroy Crossing Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 area to the south-west and east, and category 4 boundary contracted in south-west, east and south-east (DP 35806 V2) Expansion and contraction of Fitzroy Crossing volunteer Fire & Emergency Service coverage area
Rockingham Karnup Category 2 boundary extended into Category 5 area
(DP 221001 V6)
Expansion of Mandurah career Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Nannup Nannup Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 area
(DP 35838 V2)
Expansion of Nannup volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Waroona Waroona Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 area
(DP 35858 V3)
Expansion of Waroona volunteer Fire & Emergency Service coverage area
2015-16
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change (Deposited Plan/Version) Explanation
Greater Geraldton  Greater Geraldton Category 2  boundary extended into a Category 5 area (DP 405560V1) Expansion of Geraldton career Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Greater Geraldton North Geraldton Creation of new Category 4 boundary (DP405559V1) Establishment of Geraldton volunteer  Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Greater Geraldton  Geraldton-Greenough Geraldton-Greenough FD extended to encompass Greater Geraldton ESL Category 2 and North Geraldton  ESL Category 4 areas (DP 35807 V2) Incorporation in the Geraldton-Greenough FD the Geraldton volunteer  Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Augusta Margaret River Augusta Category 4 boundary extended into  Category 5 area (DP 35781 V3) Expansion of Augusta  volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Busselton Busselton Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 area (DP 35788 V3) Expansion of Busselton  volunteer Fire & Rescue service coverage area
Kellerberrin Kellerberrin Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 areas (DP 35817 V42 Establishment of Kellerberrin Volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
East Pilbara Newman Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 areas (DP 35840 V2) Expansion of Karratha volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Augusta - Margaret River Margaret River Category 4 boundary contracted in the north (ESL Category 4 to 5 and extended in the south (ESL Category 5-4) (DP 35827 V4) Contractions and Expansion of Margret River volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
2014-15
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change (Deposited Plan/Version) Explanation
Kwinana  Wandi Category 1  boundary extended into a Category 3 area (MFD-DP 35830 V11) (DP 35831 V11) Urban expansion required additional career Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Rockingham Singleton Category 2 boundary extended into a Category 3 area  (DP 221001 V5) (DP 243236 V2) (DP 35831 V11) Expansion of Mandurah career Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Augusta Margaret River Augusta Category 4 boundary established into a Category 5 area  (DP 35781 V2) Expansion of Augusta  volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Augusta Margaret River Margaret River Category 4 boundary extended into  Category 5 areas and Category 4 boundary contracted (DP 35827 V3) Expansion and contraction of Margaret River volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Augusta Margaret River Witchcliffe Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area (DP 75867 V2) Expansion of Witchcliffe volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Busselton Vasse/Yalyalup Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 areas (DP 35788 V3) Expansion of Busselton  volunteer Fire & Rescue service coverage area
Harvey Harvey Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area (DP 35811 V2) Expansion of Harvey Volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Roebourne Baynton/Nickol Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 areas (DP 35815 V4) Expansion of Karratha volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
2013-14
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change                                              (Deposited Plan/Version) Explanation
Wanneroo  Alkimos Category 1  boundary extended into a Category 3 area                    (MFD-DP 35830 V10) (DP 35831 V10) Urban expansion required additional career Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Wanneroo Two Rocks Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area  (DP 35863 V2)  Expansion of Yanchep Volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage area
Augusta Margaret River Cowaramup New Category 4 boundary established in Category 5 area  (DP 75864 V1) Upgrade of Cowaramup volunteer fire service with appliances and equipment to enable response to structure fires in addition to bush fires
Augusta Margaret River Wallcliffe New Category 4 boundary established in Category 5 area (DP 75866 V1) Upgrade of Wallcliffe volunteer fire service with appliances and equipment to enable response to structure fires in addition to bush fires
Augusta Margaret River Witchcliffe New Category 4 boundary established in Category 5 area (DP 75867 V1) Upgrade of Witchcliffe volunteer fire service with appliances and equipment to enable response to structure fires in addition to bush fires
Busselton Yallingyup New Category 4 boundary established in Category 5 area (DP 75865 V1) Upgrade of Yallingup volunteer fire service with appliances and equipment to enable response to structure fires in addition to bush fires
Bridgetown-Greenbushes Bridgetown Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area (DP 35784 V2) Expansion of Bridgetown Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service coverage area
Port Hedland Port Hedland Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area (DP 35850 V5) Expansion of South Hedland Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service and Port Hedland Volunteer Fire Service coverage area
Roebourne Karratha Transfer of area from Dampier Category 4 boundary into Karratha Fire District (Category 4) and extension of Category 4 boundary into a Category 5 are (DP 35815 V3)  Expansion of Karratha Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service coverage area
Bruce Rock Bruce Rock New Category 4 boundary established in Category 5 area (DP 77586 V2) Upgrade of Bruce Rock Volunteer Emergency Service Unit equipment to facilitate structural firefighting role
Ashburton Tom Price Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area  (DP 35854 V2) Expansion of Tom Price Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service coverage area
Roebourne Dampier Category 4 boundary reduction (DP 35794 V2) Transfer of area from Dampier Category 4 boundary into Karratha Fire District boundary  (Category 4) 
Murray Dwellingup Category 4 boundary abolished and property reclassified Category 5 Change of service delivery role of Dwellingup Bush Fire Brigade

2012-13
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change                                              (Deposited Plan/Version) Explanation
Mundaring  Glenn Forrest Category 1  boundary extended into a Category 3 area                    (MFD-DP 35830 V9) (DP 35831 V9) Urban expansion required additional career Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Collie Collie Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area  (DP 35790 V3)  Urban expansion required  volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Port Hedland  Pretty Pool Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area  (DP 35850 V4) Urban expansion required volunteer  Fire & Rescue Service coverage
2011-12
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change                                              (Deposited Plan/Version) Explanation
Swan  Ellenbrook and parts of the surrounding suburbs Category 1  boundary extended into a Category 3 area                    (MFD-DP 35830 V7) (MFD-DP 3580 V3) Property Owner's Advice Urban expansion required additional career Fire & Rescue Service coverage (a new fire station)
Swan Bullsbrook Category 3 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                    (MFD-DP 358300 V8)  Urban expansion required extension of area provided  volunteer Fire Service coverage
Mandurah  Falcon/Halls Head/Erskine Category 2 boundary extended into a Category 4 area                  (DP 221001 V4) (DP 220754 V4) Urban expansion required extension of career  Fire and Rescue Service coverage
2010 -11
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change                                              (Deposited Plan/Version) Explanation
Gosnells Martin Category 1  boundary extended into a Category 3 area                    (MFD-DP 35830 V6) Urban expansion required career Fire & Rescue service coverage
Wanneroo Neerabup Category 1 boundary extended into a Category 3 area                   (MFD-DP 35830 V6)  Urban expansion required careeer Fire & Rescue service coverage
Port Headland Pretty Pool/Wedgefield Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                 (DP 35850 V3) Urban expansion required extension of Volunteer Fire and Rescue service coverage
Roebourne Karratha Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area              (DP 35815 V2) Urban expansion required extension of Volunteer Fire and Rescue service coverage
2009-10
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change  Deposited Plan/Version)                                   Explanation
Beverley Beverley          Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                 (DP 35782 V1) Urban expansion required extensions of Volunteer Fire and Rescue service coverage
Northam Northam Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                     (DP 35842 V3) Urban expansion required extensions of Volunteer Fire and Rescue service coverage
Northam Wundowie Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5  area                   (DP 35861 V3) Urban expansion required extensions of Volunteer Fire and Rescue service coverage
2008-09
Municipality     

Areas (click for maps for maps)

Change                                             (Plan/Version) Explanation
Albany

Lange/Warrenup/McKail

 

Category 2 boundary  extended into a Category 5 area                                              (DP 35780 V3) Urban expansion required extension of career Fire and Rescue service coverage
Busselton

Abbey/Vasseand Reinscourt/Yalyalup

 

Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35788 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire and  Rescue service coverage

Augusta-Margaret River

Margaret River Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35827 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire and Rescue service coverage
Northampton Northampton New Category 4 boundary established in Category 5 area                                                   (DP 41022 V1)
Northampton Town volunteer Fire Services equipped to respond to structural fires, road accidents and HAZMAT incidents
Tammin Tammin Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35853 V2)
Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire and Rescue service coverage
Category 4 boundary realigned to place 1 property in Category 5 area                                               (DP 35853 V2) Realignment of western boundary
2007-08
No changes to ESL Category boundaries in 2007-08.
2006-07
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change                                              (Deposited Plan/Version) Explanation
Cockburn Jandakot,
Aubin Grove, Banjup
Category 1 boundary extended into a Category 3 area                                                (MFD-DP 35830 V5) Urban expansion required extension of career Fire & Rescue service coverage
Kwinana Kwinana Category 1 boundary extended into a Category 3 area                                               (MFD-DP 35830 V5) Property Owner's Advice Urban expansion required additional career Fire & Rescue Service coverage (a new Fire Station) 
Swan

Ellenbrook

The Vines

Category 3 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (CAT 3 - DP35831 V5)
Urban expansion required extension of  volunteer Fire & Rescue service coverage
2005-06
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change                                              (Deposited Plan/Version) Explanation
Swan Swan Category 1 boundary extended into a Category 3 area                                                (MFD-DP 35830  V3) Urban expansion required extension of career Fire & Rescue service coverage
Mandurah

Mandurah/Falcon

 

Category 2 boundary extended into a Category 4 area                                                (DP 221001 V3)                              (DP 220754 V3) Urban expansion required extension of career Fire & Rescue service coverage
Northam Northam town Category 3 boundary changed to Category 4                                   (DP 35842 V2) Career firefighters withdrawn from town
Wanneroo Pinjar/Neerabup Category 1 boundary extended into a Category 3 area                                                 (MFD-DP35830 V5)
Urban expansion required extension of career Fire & Rescue service coverage
2004-05
Municipality Areas (click for maps) Change                                             (Deposited Plan/Version) Explanation
Albany Bayonet Head Category 2 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35780 V2) Urban expansion required extension of career Fire & Rescue service coverage
Brookton Brookton town - north & south Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35785 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Collie Collie/
Wilson Park
Category 4 boundary contraction from Category 5 area                                                    (DP35790 V2) Urban expansion required volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Denmark Denmark town -
north east
Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35796 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Donnybrook Donnybrook town - west Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35799 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
East Pilbara Newman town - west Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35840 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Exmouth Boat harbour Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35805 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Gosnells Gosnells - east Category 1 boundary extended into a Category 3 area                                                     (MFD-DP 35830 V4)  Urban expansion required extension of career Fire & Rescue service coverage
Kalgoorlie-Boulder Karlkula Category 2 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35813 V2) Urban expansion required extension of career Fire & Rescue service coverage
Mandurah Erskine Category 2 boundary extended into a Category 4 area                                                 (DP 221001 V2) Urban expansion required extension of career Fire & Rescue service coverage
Mullewa Mullewa town - west Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35837 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Northam Northam town - north west Category 4 boundary extended into Category 5 area, and Category 4 area changed to Category 5.                                   (DP 35842 V2)  Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Northam Wundowie town - east Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                               (DP 35861 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Plantagenet Mt Barker town - north Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                  (DP 35834 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Port Hedland South Hedland/ Boodarie Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                               (DP 35850 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Quairading Quairading town - north & west Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 42283 V1) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Toodyay Toodyay town - north-west and south east Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 35855 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Waroona Waroona town - east Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                 (DP 35855 V2) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
Wyalkatchem Wyalkatchem town - west Category 4 boundary extended into a Category 5 area                                                (DP 42284 V1) Urban expansion required extension of volunteer Fire & Rescue Service coverage
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