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Dynamic Risk Assessment Overview [PDF 47KB] Work Safety Dynamic Risk Assessment [PDF 37KB] CFU Equipment Guidelines [PDF 119KB] CFU Standards and Protocols 2017 V1.2 [PDF 2MB] CFU Induction Booklet v1.8 [PDF 5.19 MB]

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Emergencies In a life threatening emergency, at any time, day or night, you should dial Emergency Triple Zero (000) for Police, Fire or Ambulance. Enquiries General enquiries (business hours only) (02) 6205 2927 Fire Safety and Building Inspections (02) 6207 8370 Stations Ainslie (02) 6207 8520 Belconnen (02) 6207 8540 Charnwood (02) 6207 8560 Chisholm… Read more »


Role of a firefighter Being a firefighter is no ordinary job. The work is varied, challenging and rewarding. The information provided on this webpage will help you to better understand the role of a firefighter, the key requirements of the role and outline the recruitment process. We encourage all women and men to use this… Read more »

Community Fire Units

Introduction to Community Fire Units A Community Fire Unit (CFU) is a team of local residents who live close to bush land areas across the ACT. These local volunteers are trained and equipped by ACT Fire & Rescue to safeguard their homes during a bushfire until the fire services arrive. CFU volunteers utilise basic firefighting… Read more »

Vehicles and equipment

Varley Type 4 mid ship pumper and heavy rescue pumper ACTF&R currently has five front line Varley Type 4 pumpers in the fleet. These pumpers carry a minimum crew of four at all times, comprising of a Station Officer and three Firefighters, with the capacity to enhance the crewing to four Firefighters should the need… Read more »