State Fire Commission

Lyndsay Suhr, Rod Sweetnam, Andrew Newell, Chief Officer Mike Brown, Deputy Chief Officer Gavin Freeman, Dale Rayner, 
Paul Kingston, Hannah Rubenach, Bruce Corbett and Scott Wilson-Haffenden


The State Fire Commission is the peak governing and policy group for the Tasmania Fire Service.

Some of the functions and powers of the Commission include:

  • formulation of policy in the administration and operations of the Fire Service,
  • development of effective fire prevention and protection measures throughout the state,
  • the provision and standardisation of fire brigade equipment throughout the state,
  • the establishment and maintenance training facilities for brigades,
  • to advise the Minister on any issues as appropriate.