What is the VFBV?
VFBV is the united voice of CFA volunteers and advocates on behalf of volunteers to CFA and other key stakeholders. The VFBV Board drives policy development based on volunteer input and is involved in management of issues that are of central importance to all CFA volunteers. Additional information on the role of VFBV can be found in the About section of this site.
How many Country Fire Authority Brigades are there in Victoria?
Currently there are 1,211 brigades located throughout Outer-Metro and Regional Victoria.
Who and how many members does CFA currently have?
CFA currently consists of over 59,000 volunteers, 804 career support staff and 464 career fire-fighters. CFA is considered to be one of Australia's largest volunteer based emergency service organisations.
How is the Country Fire Authority funded?
CFA receives 77.5% of its funds from insurance companies and 22.5% funding from the State government.
I'm interested in becoming a CFA Volunteer – Where can I find out more?
CFA welcomes a range of people from numerous diverse backgrounds. Regardless of gender, becoming a CFA member has provided a range of opportunities for many Victorians since 1944. Prospective members can contact 1800 667 813 or contact their local Brigade for additional information.
Who are my Association and Regional/Sate Council Representatives?
Each Area has a number of Region/State volunteer representatives comprised from various brigades across the State to represent the views, issues and concerns affecting CFA volunteers.
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