Legislation that will see the Country Fire Authority (CFA) divided remains pending, with the final undeclared decision left with Australian Conservatives MP Rachel Carling-Jenkins.
The Andrews Government launched plans earlier this year to divide Victoria's fire services and see the CFA become a volunteer-only operation. The Upper House Committee tasked with reviewing the legislation released an interim report today requesting another week to deliver a final response.
With the Andrews Government seeking a final vote to decide the future of the bill, the decision is now left with Dr Rachel Carling-Jenkins.
Mrs Carling-Jenkins has previously stated that "I definitely support retaining the current CFA structure."
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