WELCOME

Welcome to Women and Firefighting Australasia (WAFA).
WAFA is a non-profit professional organisation to support women either in, or considering a career in, the Australasian firefighting industry.

 

OUR VISION

Promoting equity across our sector to empower all women to embrace their strengths.

OUR MISSION

In collaboration with individuals, communities and emergency services, we build confidence and empower women to achieve their full potential and be supported, as women, in their roles within our sector.

 

HOT RIGHT NOW:

  • WAFA Newsletter - April

  • Call for Abstracts and Awards Nominations

  • Scholarships for Volunteers - applications open soon

  • Conference Registration now open

  • and more!

 

WAFA Gender Balance Overview

The Gender Balance Overview of Australasian Firefighters 2015 is a WAFA initiative to establish the current state of play for all Fire Agencies within Australasia. As a base we hope it will encourage Agencies to set statistical objectives for gender balance and, in turn, improve all diversity reporting.

More information on the Hot Right Now page.

 

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WAFA membership is open to both men and women, salaried or volunteer, and is open to people in any aspect of the industry from catering and administration through to firefighting and senior management.

 

WIN NEWS article from the 2014 WAFA Conference

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WAFA Gender Balance Overview

Posted on 2 December 2015

The Gender Balance Overview of Australasian Firefighters 2015 is a WAFA initiative to establish the current state of... play for all Fire Agencies within Australasia....  

As a base we hope it will encourage Agencies to set statistical objectives for gender balance and, in turn, improve all diversity reporting.

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Resurgence - Becoming Stronger

Posted on 3 December 2015

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Conference, 2014 Canberra, ACT

Posted on 1 December 2015
The 2014 WAFA Conference was held in Canberra last August and 100 delegates participated in presentations and workshops in the theme of 'Women ...
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Bethany McGee

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