Mansfield & Tolmie Ambassador
Tony Murphy joined the MFB in 1979 and was appointed Director Operations in May 2003 after acting in the position and contributing to the redevelopment of the MFB's operational firefighting structure.
Tony was promoted to the rank of Chief Fire Officer in August 2004. He was responsible for the performance of the MFB's on-shift firefighters and oversees management of the Zone Command structure.
He now works for the Fire Services Commissioner and is responsible for interoperability and operations of the state's three fire services, in particular creating a state where the agencies plan, prepare and respond seamlessly.