Find out about preparation and response to fires and emergencies. Information on smoke alarms, alerts and warnings, preparing your home, and volunteer emergency services is provided here.
For all alerts and warnings, including bushfires, visit Emergency WA.
For weather warnings, visit the Bureau of Meteorology or call National Weather Warnings on 1300 659 210.
When an emergency occurs, it's vital that you and your family are prepared to evacuate immediately, or have preparations in place to stay.
Make sure you're aware of all of the potential emergencies that may occur in the City of Kwinana. Take the time to sit with your family to decide what to do and prepare a plan.
Visit the Department of Fire and Emergency’s Fire Chat website to prepare your bushfire plan.
Download the Natural disaster information sheet for advice of preparing for:
It’s also important to prepare for the safety of your animals and pets. Visit the Department of Fire and Emergency Services’ website for animal welfare advice.
From 1 July 1997, the installation of mains powered smoke alarms became mandatory for all new residential buildings in WA.
Since 1 October 2009, mains powered smoke alarms must be fitted in all existing residential buildings, prior to the transfer of ownership, rent or hire.
For information about residential smoke alarms, visit the Department of Fire and Emergency Services website.
For City of Kwinana building requirements, refer to our Building compliance and certification page.
The aim of the Kwinana local emergency management arrangements is to:
Download the Kwinana local emergency management arrangements.
The City of Kwinana administers two bushfire brigades: Kwinana South and Mandogalup Volunteer Bushfire Brigades.
The bushfire brigades are responsible for:
Brigade members work closely with the City of Kwinana Emergency Services and City Assist Officers. They may also be called upon to assist the SES in emergency incidents, and adjoining local governments if required.
The Kwinana Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service:
The Rockingham Kwinana State Emergency Services (SES) unit services the areas of Rockingham and Kwinana.
The SES unit:
Are you interested in becoming a volunteer in emergency services? If so, call the DFES Recruitment Hotline (free call) on 1800 628 141.
For more information please contact the City Assist team on 9439 0200.