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Welcome to CFA’s restricted site for Municipal Fire Prevention Practitioners.


Why have a restricted site for practitioners?

The purpose of this site is to provide practitioners with access to detailed and precise information over and above that which is available to the public.

If you think that there are other stakeholders who need to have access to this site, who have been omitted, please contact David Stewart, CFA Fire Planning Coordinator, (03) 9262 8452 or email: d.stewart@cfa.vic.gov.au

Who has access?top of page

  • Municipal Fire Prevention Officers
  • Assistant Fire Prevention Officers
  • CFA Managers Community Safety and their nominees
  • CFA Operations Managers and their nominees.

What is available?

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Publications

Title/SubjectType/sizeComments
Brigade Magazine   Email order
Can I or Can’t I? - Fire Restrictions and TFBs external website CFA website - links to all publications
CFA Environment Strategy pdf 2010k  
CFA Herbicide Policy & Herbicide brochure pdf 2000k This policy applies to the use of herbicides by CFA in Country Area Victoria
Department of Transport - Rail Fire Management Extract pdf 1107k  
Fire Refuges in Victoria external website  
Grassland curing guide pdf 2029k  
Identification of Street Hydrants pdf 765k  
Integrated Fire Management Planning external website Emergency Management Victoria (EMV)
Know your TFB district external website CFA Website - map and list of municipalities
FireReady Kit external website CFA Website
Overall Fuel Hazard Guide pdf 2500k  
Roadside Management external website CFA Website
Landscaping for bushfire Landscaping for bushfire CFA Website
CFA Fire Ecology Guide pdf 5000K

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Bulletins

LatestType/sizeDateComments
Municipal Fire Prevention Planning Fire Service Guideline FSG001 pdf 66k 06/04/2012
Reviewed: Oct 2013
Municipal Fire Prevention Planning background and legislative framework
Municipal Fire Prevention Planning Fire Service Guideline FSG002 pdf 86k 07/04/2012
Reviewed: Oct 2013
Risk environments and hazard events
Municipal Fire Prevention Planning Fire Service Guideline FSG003 pdf 63k 7/04/2012
Reviewed: Oct 2013
Aligning Municipal Fire Prevention Planning with municipal corporate planning
Municipal Fire Prevention Planning Fire Service Guideline FSG004 pdf 43k 06/03/2012
Reviewed: Oct 2013
Aligning municipal works plans and municipal fire prevention plans
Municipal Fire Prevention Planning Fire Service Guideline FSG005 pdf 72k 14/04/2012
Reviewed: Oct 2013
Planning and documenting roadside management works in municipal fire prevention plans
Municipal Fire Prevention Planning Fire Service Guideline FSG006 pdf 53k 09/04/2012
Reviewed: Oct 2013
Municipal fire prevention planning role statement
Municipal Fire Prevention Planning Fire Service Guideline FSG007 pdf 210k 08/04/2012
Reviewed: Oct 2013
Municipal fire prevention plan audit criteria

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Advisories

LatestType/sizeDateComments
Advice to Fire Prevention Officers Issuing a Permit to Burn to Brigades pdf 28k 28/06/2006 See also Schedule 12
Advice to Fire Prevention Officers Issuing Permit to Burn to Owners or Occupiers pdf 29k 28/06/2006 See also Schedule 13
Authorised Officers pdf 34k 23/08/2005  
Issuing permits to burn to brigades in railway corridors pdf 30k 23/08/2005  

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Guidelines

LatestType/sizeDateComments
CFA - Municipal Fire Prevention Committee transition to Municipal Fire Management Planning Committee pdf 200k 19/04/2010  
On the Land external website 01/05/2007 CFA website - Agricultural
fire management guidelines (May 2007)

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Forms

LatestType/sizeDateComments
Burnoff Advice Form doc 132k 22/11/2011  
Schedule 12 doc 16k 12/11/2014 See Also: Advice to Fire Prevention Officers Issuing a Permit to Burn to Brigade
Schedule 13 doc 17k 12/11/2014 See Also: Advice to Fire Prevention Officers Issuing a Permit to Burn to Owners or Occupiers
Schedule 14 doc 17k 12/11/2014
Schedule 15 doc 24k 12/11/2014  
Schedule 16 doc 18k 12/11/2014
Explanatory Note for Schedule 15 doc 28k 21/08/2012  

Permit to Burn

Example Permit to Burn Application Form doc 42k 28/06/2006  
Specimen Instrument of Delegation doc 26k 28/06/2006  

Links external website

Feedback

Your feedback is welcome to assist us in maintaining this site as a valuable resource for Fire Prevention Practitioners. All comments should be forwarded to David Stewart - Ph: 9262 8452 or email: d.stewart@cfa.vic.gov.au

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