North East Region, North West Region

Bendigo


About Us

CFA (Country Fire Authority) is a volunteer and community based fire and emergency services organisation. We help protect 3.3 million Victorians, and more than one million homes and properties across the state.

Our Vision

CFA is a volunteer and community-based fire and emergency services organisation. Our vision is to work together with communities to keep Victorians safe from fire and other emergencies.

Our Mission

To protect lives and property.

Our Values

As we evolve to remain a modern and progressive emergency services organisation, it's our core values that anchor and guide us. They are practical behaviours that reflect how we all want to be treated.


What We Do

CFA provides statewide fire and related emergency coordination

  • Wildfire suppression
  • Structural fire suppression
  • Transport-related fire suppression
  • Road rescue
  • Technical rescue, such as high angle, trench and mine operations
  • Hazardous materials transportation and storage incidents
  • Working with Forestry industry brigades
  • Other emergency activities including flood assistance.

CFA is also involved in a range of non-emergency activities

  • Community awareness, education and safety programs
  • Fire safety input planning for major community risks
  • Fire prevention and planning
  • Land use planning advice at municipal level
  • Technical services including building code-related inspections, post incident analysis and fire investigation.
  • Vegetation Management
  • Planned Burning
  • Sustainable Fire Management