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.
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Supporting our volunteers, career firefighters, community educators and support personnel who represent the 1,216 brigades in our 20 districts and eight regions
Under the Country Fire Authority Act 1958, CFA receives funding of annual estimated expenditure through the State Government, insurance companies and from other companies under Section 80A of the Act.
CFA's 12 member Board comprises the CFA Chairman and members appointed by the Governor in Council.
How to support CFA
Donations, fundraising and sponsorship support our work.
CFA Partners and Supporters
CFA has many valued partnerships right across Victoria.
CFA at a Glance
Medals are awarded to volunteers and career staff for their contributions and efforts throughout their dedicated service in CFA.
From informal beginnings, CFA has grown to be one of the largest volunteer-based emergency service organisations in the world.
Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria (VFBV) is the voice of CFA volunteers.
Act and regulations
Powers, duties and responsibilities under the Country Fire Authority Act 1958.