"The past is never fully gone. It is absorbed into the present and the future. It stays to shape what we are and what we do."
Sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia, Inaugural Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture, August 1996.

Fire Chiefs

This article is being developed, but in the meantime here is a paper prepared by Athol Hodgson about those who have occupied the most senior fire management position in the organisation.

Here is an article about Reg Torbet, Fire Protection Officer of the FCV for two diiferent periods, and an early Chairman of the CFA.

 

Additional Fire Publications

You will find more fire-related publications in the:
Site Library.
Look in the "FCV & Other Fire Research Reports" and in the "Public Land Forestry & Fire" sections.