Gingin Muster – Day 1

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Posted on 29th March 2023

Muster Details

  • TBC, Gingin WA
  • Wed, Jul 19, 2023
    09:00 - 15:30

Overview:

The Muster is a one-day bushfire, resilience-building activity that will protect homes and the local community against potential disaster associated with bushfires.

 

About the Muster:

Communities need your help to prepare for bushfires before they happen.

Join our bushfire preparedness muster event to support residents at need to prepare their properties in case of a disaster.

Come and join to help build a healthier environment and community spirit.

 

What to Expect:

As a volunteer, working with supervisors you’ll be helping households build resilience with activities such as:

  • Cutting back excess vegetation;
  • Trimming tree branches;
  • Blocking ember entry points;
  • Minor repairs and maintenance;
  • Clearing gutters;
  • Removing other flammable materials.

Site Type: Residential Property

We look forward to seeing you – there’s lots to be done!

The Capacity of this muster is 30pax.

Places are limited, register now.

 

What you need:

On the day, you will need to wear:

  • Closed in footwear
  • Long pants
  • Long-sleeved shirt

In case the weather changes, please bring:

  • Sweater
  • Rain jacket
  • Broad-brimmed hat
  • Sun protection

Bring your own lunch, snacks, and water for the day together with lots of enthusiasm!

Upon registration, you will receive links to mandatory safety training which needs to be completed prior to attendance on the day.

 

Frequently asked questions + answers:

Q. Is there an age limit?

A. Yes. Minimum Age:18+

Q. Will the muster get cancelled in bad weather?

A. No. Always pack suitable wet weather gear as the muster won’t be cancelled unless there is a severe weather warning or unforeseen circumstances. In the event that the muster gets cancelled you will be notified by email.

Q. What risk is the muster tackling?

A. Bushfire Resilience

Q. Why do you want me to sign up – can’t I just get out there and do it?

A. No. Safety is important to us. Registering means you’re covered by public liability and volunteer insurance – and can be counted as a participant. We want to be able to celebrate how many of the Corps are working towards building resilience and preparedness in communities, each year.

Q. Do I need part of a big corporate group in order to get involved?

A. Not at all! You can sign up as an individual or with a team/friends.

Q. Is there a cost involved?

A. No. Volunteering at Corps’ musters is free.

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