Reader Guide


Acronym Title
AFAC Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council
BMT Brigade Management Team
BP3 Budget Paper 3
Capex Capital expenditure
CFA Country Fire Authority
CFASafe System providing critical business functions including Hazard/ Incident Reporting, Health Program Management and Audit tracking.
Division A Staff Former Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) Firefighters
Division B Staff

Former CFA Firefighters

EMR Emergency Medical Response
EMV Emergency Management Victoria
FDR Fire Danger Rating
Fire ED Fire Education
FIRECOM1 Fire Rescue Victoria’s operational data storage system
FLAMES Home fire safety education program specifically tailored for secondary aged students newly arrived in Australia, studying English as an Additional Language
FRV Fire Rescue Victoria
FRV38 Former CFA stations transferred to FRV as part of the reform
FRVSafe System for capturing and monitoring hazard & incident reports for FRV personnel
FSIM Fire Services Implementation Monitor
GMT Group Management Teams
LGA Local Government Association
MAV Municipal Association of Victoria
MUARC Monash University Accident Research Centre
VRQA Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

Reference to fire services agencies

References to the fire services in this document relate specifically to CFA and FRV. Where more than one fire services agency is referenced in this document, they are listed in alphabetical order.

Comparison between agencies’ performance against published Outcomes Frameworks

As the two outcomes frameworks are based on the agencies’ own strategic and operational priorities, comparisons between the agencies should not be made.