About Us

The Council of Australian Volunteer Fire Associations is a collaboration of eleven volunteer fire brigade associations within Australia.

Through its member associations it represents some 250,000 volunteer fire-fighters and operational support volunteers across the country.  

The Council has been established  to give volunteer fire fighters a united voice in discussions and negotiations with governments and key stakeholders, with particular emphasis on the:

* Federal Government,
* Emergency Management Australia (EMA),
* The Australian Emergency Management Volunteer Forum (AEMVF), and
* The Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council (AFAC).

The overiding aim of the Council is to assist volunteer fire-fighters and operational support volunteers to support and protect their communities and the diverse environments across Australia.

 Our Members

ACT Volunteer Brigades Association
Assocation of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades of WA
NSW Rural Fire Service Association
NT Bushfire Volunteers Association
Rural Fire Brigades Association Queensland

Our Members

Queensland Auxiliary Firefighters Association
SA Country Fire Service Volunteers Association
Tasmanian Retained Volunteer Firefighters Association
Tasmanian Volunteer Fire Brigades Association
Volunteer Fire Brigades of Victoria
WA Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services Association