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Emergency Services Volunteer Fuel Card

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 $1,000 fuel card for the 2017/18 financial year.

  • 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.

When can I apply for a fuel card?

The application period to re-apply for the fuel card for the 2017/18 financial year will available shortly. All volunteer officers-in-charge will be notified directly when the application period opens.

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.

For further information 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.

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