Victoria Police’s Lucinda Nolan moves to CFA top job

Victoria Police’s deputy commissioner for regional operations Lucinda Nolan has been appointed as the new chief executive office of the state’s Country Fire Authority.

Emergency Services Minister Jane Garrett made the announcement Wednesday morning, praising Nolan’s “outstanding leadership credentials” as she becomes the first woman to lead the CFA.

Nolan, who has held senior roles at Victoria Police over the past 30 years including acting as commissioner, will start her new role in November.

In a statement, Garrett said the role is a complex one, requiring great knowledge of Victoria:

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