Members of the public are invited to make a submission to the special inquiry into the recent fires that affected the Shire of Waroona, the Shire of Harvey and the town site of Yarloop in January 2016.

Submissions should address the specific terms of reference of the special inquiry, which concern the effectiveness of the response to the fire, lessons learned from previous bushfire emergencies and legislative, policy or functional reforms which may strengthen Western Australia’s capability to manage bushfire related risk.

Download the inquiry’s Terms of Reference 

Electronic submissions attached as a MS Word or Adobe PDF are preferred and may be made electronically to WaroonaInquiry@semc.wa.gov.au.

Written submissions may also be sent to:

Waroona Bushfire Special Inquiry
Level 6, Dumas House
2 Havelock Street

The closing date for submissions is 4 March 2016