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.