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Report of Operations 2007-08 - Shared CFA/MFB Initiatives

CFA and the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board (MFB) have continued a number of joint initiatives and resource-sharing activities under the auspices of a Joint Coordinating Committee.

While many initiatives are directed at administrative functions, such as the sharing of finance resources and a joint approach to auditing insurance contributions, most of the initiatives come from an operational focus and address the expanding role of emergency services. The primary operational arrangement between the two agencies is the Joint Operation Activities Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) entered into in July 2006.

Other arrangements between CFA are formalised in other MoUs or Service Level Agreements (SLAs) including:

During the year, operational cooperation between the CFA and MFB resulted in: