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Our Mission

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Our Vision Icon Our Vision

Victorian communities are prepared for and safe from fire

This is our ultimate end state, and our mission and strategy are how we will deliver on this vision. It reflects our broad reach across the state and our focus on empowering communities to understand and address their fire risk.

Our Mission Icon Our Mission

To protect lives and property

Our mission has been constant for decades.

It drives how our members operate and it underpins all of their work in:

  • fire prevention and preparedness activities
  • responding to fire and other emergencies.

Our Strategic Goals Our Strategic Goals

Our strategic goals guide our investment in the things that help make our communities safer.

We draw on our local knowledge, skills and strong links within the community to deliver on our mission and vision.

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Our Values

As we evolve to remain a modern and progressive emergency services organisation, it's our core values that anchor and guide us. They are practical behaviours that reflect how we all want to be treated.

We put SAFETY first

  We are committed to ensuring the safety of the communities we protect
  We actively pursue zero harm
  We want everyone to get home safe and well
  We have a harmonious workplace
  We encourage discussions on safety matters

We excel through TEAMWORK

  We work together to achieve our mission
  We openly share information & resources and acknowledge each other's strengths
  We work cooperatively in inclusive teams
  We work collaboratively for the benefit of the Victorian community
   We respect and embrace open communication

We are dynamic and ADAPTABLE

  We are dynamic and constantly adapting in response to community need
  We are open to the challenge of a changing environment
  We are proactive and make it happen
  We challenge the status quo and recognise innovators
  We learn from each other and our community

We act with INTEGRITY

  We act with integrity at all times
  We are truthful, open and honest
  We consistently lead by example
  We make transparent and timely decisions
  We speak up if we see something wrong
  We are accountable and will hold one another to account

We RESPECT each other

  We treat everyone fairly and with respect
  We acknowledge each other's ideas, opinions and contribution
  We welcome diversity
  We show empathy and understanding
  We respect the time of our people

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