The MFB has confirmed it used nearly $5 million of Fire Services Levy money to pay lawyers and consultants in the past year.
CFA can’t find staff to keep Ocean Grove fire station open. Bellarine Peninsula residents deserve better from their Fire Services Levy.
MEDIA RELEASE: September 23 2013 The Napthine Government’s decision to cut back on aerial firefighting this summer is consistent with its erosion of Victoria’s firefighting capacity over the past three years.
Local firefighters claim budget shortfalls are leading to a delayed response time to emergencies.
Local firefighters are digging deep to alert the community to critical shortages in fire protection. They are paying the full cost of a campaign of radio advertisements across Victoria to highlight community concerns about the new Fire Services Levy.
Firefighters have accused the State Government of taking millions of dollars from the Fire Services Levy (FSL) instead of spending the money on fire protection. Four Wangaratta firefighters were among more than 1000 from across Victoria to march through Melbourne on Monday…
THEY can’t even get their printer fixed. Wodonga firefighters say they will miss out on more cash to fund station and equipment upgrades because of the Victorian government’s fire services levy. Leading Wodonga firefighter Matthew Johnson said the station was…