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Bush Fire Brigade Volunteers


The Shire of Coorow has several brigades across the area, these are. 


Leeman Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade

Steve Nunn

0498 675 332

Green Head

Mark Lewis 

0427 766 303


Ben Plozza 

0427 531 182

Eganu (Farm Response)

Steele Rudd

0427 551 320 

Coorow Town 

Jhon Pendergrast

0488 518 236

Marchagee (Farm Response)

Graeme Maley 

0428 551 320

Local Bush Fire Brigades recruit all year round, to join up or for any questions please feel free to contact the Coorow Shire office or the local Brigade captain. 

Membership Form can be found here.

Change of details form can be found here. 


The Shire of Coorow offers free training to all BFB volunteers, this ranges from basic firefighting skills to leadership and incident management.

The Midwest BFB training calendar is produced every year and can be found below along with a description of each course and outcomes.

- Midwest BFB Training Calendar 2023 

- Course descriptions.

To register for any of the training listed on the calendar please contact

The Shire of Coorow strongly recommends that BFB volunteers undertake basic firefighting training before undertaking any firefighting operations.


 all Shire of Coorow BFB volunteers are entitled to free PPC/PPE this is supplied by the Shire and remains the property of the Shire during your time as a volunteer. 

the standard issue of PPE/PPC includes 

1x BR9 wildland fire helmet with visor

1x Helmet mounted torch

1x wide-brim hat

1x googles 

1x safety glasses 

1x full or half-face respirator + filters 

2x BFB t-shirt

1x tunic 

1x Nomex cargo pants 

1x wildland boots 

1x socks 

1x set of gloves

1x kit bag 

1x belt + buckle 

To order new or replacement PPE/PPC find the following form here.