Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Presumptive Legislation

As previously advised, all Volunteer Association presidents are working together to advocate on behalf of volunteers from all services for PTSD Presumptive Legislation to be afforded to volunteer first responders.

The united association presidents met with Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) Commissioner Darren Klemm AFSM, Minister for Emergency Services Hon Stephen Dawson MLC, and Mathew Dixon, the Senior Policy Advisor for Emergency Services, to obtain answers as to why volunteer first responders were excluded from the PTSD presumption legislation amendment.

An update on this significant issue will be provided to BGU Captains by email in the near future, for consideration and feedback.

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