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We support the CFA’s mission to protect lives and property through working together with communities to keep Victorians safe from fire and other emergencies through having:

An efficient operational capability
  • That meets CFA service delivery standards with the appropriate mix of trained personnel and vehicles being responded to incidents.
  • Through reviewing and testing our operational pre-plans.
  • By having firefighting equipment that is regularly maintained, tested and updated as required.
  • Through working cooperatively with CFA District, other CFA Brigades, FRV Station 73 and other agencies to protect the community.
A self-reliant, resilient community
  • Being an active member in our Community and fostering key community partnerships.
  • Promoting CFA and Brigade messages through local newsletters and social media.
  • Holding a range of community education activities including an annual open day.
  • Reviewing our Risk Treatment Plan annually.
A strong membership
  1. General
    • Having a membership that is representative of our community.
    • Having 100% of our members with a Working with Children Card.
    • Supporting the wellbeing of all members through a range of social and other activities.
    • Providing opportunities for all members to achieve and maintain appropriate skill levels that will enable them to maximise their potential.
    • Encouraging greater involvement of all members in the full range of our activities.
    • Establishing a Junior Brigade with participation in District Rural Championships over 2020/21.

     

  2. Operational
    • Participating in CFA training courses that match our risk profile to achieve the target numbers in the table below.
      Qualification Target
      Low Structure & Hazmat ID 30
      Breathing Apparatus 25
      Respond to Urban Fire 20
      Crew Leader 10
      Medium Rigid Licence 20
      First Aid 12
    • Maintaining and enhancing firefighting skills through our annual Training Program guided by our Risk Assessment Plan.
    • Achieving a Brigade average of 60% attendance at all training sessions.
    • Achieving zero injuries on the fire ground.
An effective Administration
  • Meeting all CFA requirements for administration and financial activities.
  • Strategic fundraising to support the current operation of the Brigade and its future development that is supported by community funding partnerships.
  • Providing quality Fire Equipment Maintenance to clients in Maiden Gully and surrounding areas.
  • Reducing our impact on the environment by minimising energy and resource use.
Key Projects
  • Review response tables in relation to support within and outside our response area.
  • Apply for funding to replace our Field Command Vehicle (VESEP funding).
  • Establishing a priority with CFA for a future upgrade to a Medium Pumper.

 

Peter Dole
Captain
David Patterson
Chair

July 2021

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