The Country Fire Authority (CFA) operates two compensation schemes, one covering volunteers and one for paid workers. The information provided on this page relates to CFA volunteers.
The is established under the Country Fire Authority Act 1958. You may be able to get compensation if you have a recognised work-related personal injury or illness as a result of your service as a CFA volunteer.
The scheme covers loss of earnings and medical costs.
Where to get help
Country Fire Authority
The CFA is a volunteer- and community-based fire and emergency services organisation. They provide advice about developing fire plans as well as fire safety, fire behaviour, incident management, and community preparation.
Reviewed 16 November 2023