Dr Rachel Carling-Jenkins MLC To Decide CFA Split

August 10, 2017

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."

Click here to read The Weekly Times' full article.

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