Independent Equity and Diversity Review of the Country Fire Authority and the Metropolitan Fire Brigade

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (Commission) is conducting an independent review into the Country Fire Authority (CFA) and the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) with a view to identifying actions that can be taken to promote safety and equality in their respective organisations.

Click here to access the Independent Equity and Diversity Review website

The Review will gather information and develop recommendations and Action Plans for the CFA and MFB. We are interested in hearing the views of all employees and volunteers.

Safety and confidentiality for Review participants

If you are a current or former employee or volunteer of the CFA or MFB and are interested in participating in the Review, you can register your interest confidentially, by contacting the dedicated Review team at or on (03) 9032 3464.

The research process will be designed to ensure that the confidentiality and safety of any employees or volunteers who chose to participate is maintained. Employees and volunteers will be able to participate anonymously and confidentially. No information provided will be shared without their explicit consent.

The Review will draw from the perspectives and experiences of current and former employees and volunteers to inform the Action Plans for the MFB and CFA that will be contained in a final report. The Review is not a complaints process, and will not collect information about individuals.

You can find outmore about the Review here.

Making a complaint

The Review is not a complaints process. If you wish to enquire about, or make a formal

complaint of discrimination, sexual harassment or victimisation, you can contact the Commission’s complaints and enquiries area on:

Phone: 1300 292 153 or (03) 9032 3583
Hearing impaired (TTY): 1300 289 621
Fax: 1300 891 858
Interpreters: 1300 152 494