Ed Hatherley

Ed has extensive experience in fire operations in Western Australia, and is currently District Fire Coordinator with WA’s Parks and Wildlife Service. He worked for CALM in 1990 as a graduate of their cadetship program, and specialised in fire management based out of Kirup until 1998. After working abroad, he returned home in 2001, and resumed back with the Department as a Fire Operations Officer in the Kimberley, based in Broome, from 2003 until 2009. Ed was the Kimberley Regional Fire Coordinator through to 2015, and has worked substantially through the north Kimberley with Indigenous groups building capacity for fire management in northern savannas.