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Structural changes to DFES to benefit WA's emergency services​​


23 February 2018​

The Minister for Emergency Services the Hon. Fran Logan MLA announced on 14 February 2018 ​​the ​​changes ​affecting the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) and Office of Emergency Management (OEM) from the second round of Machinery of Government ​​changes to the WA public sector. ​​

​These changes are aimed at creating collaborative departments focused on whole-of-government objectives and delivering services in a more efficient and effective way.

As part of the review of government services, OEM will be integrated ​​into a new DFES command structure. The integration of OEM from a sub-department into the structure of DFES will help the department improve its focus across all hazards and strengthen its prevention, preparedness, response and recovery functions.
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