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Additional Information - Glossary

ABN Australian Business Number
AFAC Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council
AFSM Australian Fire Service Medal
BIS Brigades in Schools
CAD Computer Aided Dispatch
CALD Culturally and Linguistically Diverse
CBR Chemical Biological Radiological
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CFA Country Fire Authority
CFA Act Country Fire Authority Act 1958
CFS Country Fire Service (South Australia)
CIS Critical Incident Stress
CRS Cooperative Research Centre
CSESP Community Safety Emergency Support Program
DHS Department of Human Services
DOI Department of Infrastructure
DPCD Department of Planning and Community Development
DPI Department of Primary Industries
DSE Department of Sustainability and Environment
EAS Emergency Alerting System
ESTA Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority
FAICD Fellow of Australian Institute of Company Directors
FEM Fire Equipment Maintenance
FIRS Fire and Incident Reporting System
FOI Freedom of Information
FOI Act Freedom of Information Act 1982
FRV Fire Ready Victoria
GIS Geographic Information Services
GST Goods and Services Tax
ICC Incident Control Centre
ICT Information and Communication Technologies
IVR Interactive Voice Response
LFS Labor Financial Statement
MAICD Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors
MAV Municipal Association of Victoria
MEU Mobile Education Unit
MFB Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board
MoU Memorandum of Understanding
OESC Office of Emergency Services Commissioner
OHS Occupational Health and Safety
PSM Public Service Medal
RACV Royal Automobile Club of Victoria
RECC Regional Emergency Coordination Centre
RFB Rural Fire Brigade
SDS Service Delivery Standards
SLA Service Level Agreement
SLC State Logistic Centre
SMS Short Message Service
TFB Total Fire Ban
UFB Urban Fire Brigade
VicEmergency VicEmergency Hotline
VFBV Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria
VicSES Victorian State Emergency Service
VIPP Victorian Industry Participation Policy
VRFBA Victorian Rural Fire Brigades’ Association
VUFBA Victorian Urban Fire Brigades’ Association
WMO Wildfire Management Overlay

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