Spring 2022

Where We've Been

Where we’ve been

Over 120 people attended the CEO Breakfast or Local Government Risk Forum on Tuesday 6 September 2022, at Crown Perth.
Representatives from across the state — from Port Hedland to Esperance and everywhere in between joined together to network and explore current risk issues for the sector.

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Bushfire permits and implications for members

Bushfire incidents in Western Australia have increased in number and severity. In the last two years we’ve seen devastating fires throughout the outer metropolitan area, South West, Wheatbelt and Great Southern. Burning permits for vegetation and to reduce fuel loads on public and private lands have come under increased scrutiny.

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Case Studies

Case study: bike path signage causes slip (or did it?)

The claimant, a cyclist, was riding his bike along a shared bike/footpath. He allegedly slipped on the path’s ‘slow down’ warning signage, injuring his ankle and knee. In his claim, the cyclist alleged that the signage was slippery and had a design flaw.

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