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Fiskville investigation

CFA is committed to implementing all 10 recommendations of Professor Joy's Fiskville Report: Understanding the Past to Inform the Future (June 2012). 


  • Fiskville Training College Community Update (Oct 2014)
    A community update on Fiskville incuding; EPA oversight, Beremboke and Eclipse Creeks Water Quality, Fiskville   Environmental Works. Community update (PDF 537kb)                                                                                                                               
  • Upcoming Tenders (Sept 2014)Following the release of the EPA-accredited Environmental Auditors report, CFA will be releasing both an Expression of Interest for Remediation Works and a Request for Tender for Site Assessment Works for the Fiskville campus via the Tenders VIC website for Open Market response. It is anticipated that these will bo th be released within the next 4-8 weeks. For further information, please email Amy Fuller, Project Manager at
  • Fiskville EPA report (July 2014)CFA Training College Fiskville pose a low and acceptable risk to workers, trainees, visitors and residents.

Report of the Independent Fiskville Investigation

Appendices to the report are listed below.

CFA's response to the Professor Joy Report

Video summary of Professor Joy's report

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Welfare support

Any member wanting health and welfare services can call the CFA hotline on 1800 628 616. Information is also available to the public.

To receive Fiskville updates email:

Health and Welfare support information for CFA Members and their families

Health and Welfare information for members of the public

Health and safety assessments of field training grounds

During the past six months, CFA employed environmental consultants, Hazcon, to assess the current health and safety standards of the seven training grounds.

The reports provided 34 recommendations and 33 have already been completed. The remaining one, regarding updating a statewide field training manual, will be completed in coming months. We have taken action and made improvements ahead of the release of the Professor Joy Report into past practices, to provide extra confidence to anyone using the sites.

Fiskville briefing Thursday 21 February - pdf 2000k 

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Appendices to the final report of the Independent Fiskville Investigation

A Summary of Key Acts and Regulations 1970-2000
Summary of Key Acts and Regulations 1970-2000 – pdf 171k
B Health Hazards of Fuels & Possible Combustion Products – Golder Associates
Health Hazards of Fuels & Possible Combustion Products – Golder Associates – pdf 545k
C CFA Training College, Fiskville, Vic Preliminary Site Assessment – Golder Associates
D Regional Site Review - Brian Lawrence
Regional Site Review - Brian Lawrence – 7mb
E Preliminary Site Assessment CFA Regional Training Grounds – Golder Associates

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