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City of Bunbury


The City of Bunbury endorses several State and Local Government regulations to protect the health, safety and harmony of our community.

The Local Government Act permits each local government to make local laws to assist in carrying out its functions and powers in its district. These laws deal with a wide range of community, environmental and governance issues.

The City of Bunbury operates under local laws which have been developed and introduced to help control certain types of industries and activities for the protection and benefit of residents. These laws are reviewed every eight years but can be reviewed and amended at any time. It should be noted that any contravention of these local laws can lead to prosecution.

Proposed Bush Fire Brigade Local Law

The City of Bunbury gives notice of its intention to make the Bush Fire Brigade Local Law, the purpose of which is to is to repeal the existing Establishment, Maintenance and Equipment of Bush Fire Brigades Local Law and to establish the requirements and conditions with which any volunteers acting on behalf of the Bush Fire Brigade must comply. The effect of the proposed local law is to provide for the regulation, control and management of Bush Fire Brigades within the City of Bunbury.

Submissions on the proposed law may be made addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, via either post or email to Submissions are to be received by 5.00pm on 31 May 2023.