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News posts from Frances Diver

Fire Services Reform update

Since the Fire Services Statement was launched on 19 May 2017, CFA leadership, as well as Government representatives have had contact with over 800 brigades across the state to discuss and explain the reforms.

2.42 PM 18 July, 2017

CEO update - Fire services reform

CFA notes the legislation to reform Victoria's fire services is expected to be referred to a select committee today for an advisory report.

10.09 AM 21 June, 2017

Message from the CEO - Fire services reform update

It has now been more than two weeks since the Premier announced proposed reforms to fire services in Victoria.

4.30 PM 6 June, 2017

CFA as a child safe organisation

All children have the right to feel safe and be protected from sexual, physical and emotional abuse. Victorian law requires organisations that work with children to meet specific Child Safe Standards by 1 January 2017.

11.11 AM 9 January, 2017

Equity & Diversity Review extended to 18 December

The data collection phase of the Independent Equity and Diversity Review into CFA and MFB has been extended.  

12.11 PM 22 November, 2016

Statement from CFA CEO on Supreme Court action

The Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria (VFBV) has discontinued proceedings against Country Fire Authority (CFA) in the Supreme Court.

10.45 AM 25 October, 2016

Equity and Diversity Review closing 18 November

CFA members still have the opportunity to contribute to the Independent Review into Equity and Diversity being conducted by the Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC).

9.12 AM 25 October, 2016

Senior leadership changes

As you will be aware on 29 September I proposed changes to the CFA executive reporting arrangements.

1.17 PM 10 October, 2016

Changes to the executive structure

The coming months will be an extremely busy time at CFA, and it is critical we have the best leadership structure in place to support everyone that makes up part of this remarkable and resilient organisation.

1.12 PM 23 September, 2016

CEO Update: Operational Enterprise Agreement

As you know, last month the VFBV sought an injunction in the Supreme Court, with CFA agreeing to defer a vote on the Operational Enterprise Agreement until the court action was complete.

12.59 PM 9 September, 2016

CEO Update: EA, member forums, fire season inquiry

It’s again been a busy few weeks across CFA.

3.17 PM 16 August, 2016

Equity and Diversity Review – message to members

CFA members have the opportunity to contribute to an independent review into equity and diversity being conducted by the Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC).

3.56 PM 26 July, 2016

CEO update: my first three weeks

My first three weeks as CEO have given me the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the diverse and extensive work our organisation delivers.

11.45 AM 18 July, 2016

CEO statement

The CFA today announces the resignation of Joe Buffone as Chief Officer.

3.37 PM 30 June, 2016

Message from the CEO

Yesterday was my first day at CFA as Chief Executive Officer.

11.45 AM 28 June, 2016