Construction and Project Management Guidelines for Community Fire Refuge

The purpose of these guidelines is to detail the construction and project management steps, including the end-to-end process, using the learnings from the pilot program to assist with project managing new Community Fire Refuges (CFR) within the state of Victoria.

The guidelines also provide guidance on achieving legislative and policy requirements and compliance with Ministerial Direction No 4 (MD4) to obtain Emergency Management Commissioner endorsement and prescription in Country Fire Authority (CFA) regulations as a CFR.


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