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2017 CFA-SES Regional Community Engagement Forums

This year each region will host a Regional Forum, and the State Community Engagement Forum can be expected to return in 2018.

 3.52 PM 9 June, 2017

Teaching kids fire safety in Gippsland

Nambrok-Denison Primary School held a Community Day which included VicPol, RAV, Department of Sustainablity, and local agricultural businesses. CFA members from Nambrok and the community education team also took part.

 11.41 AM 6 June, 2017

2017 Memorial Service

On Sunday 7 May CFA honoured members who lost their lives in the line of duty at the CFA Annual Memorial Service held in The Auditorium of the Federation University’s Churchill Campus near Morwell.

 4.35 PM 18 May, 2017

Volunteers celebrated at AFL Country Game

CFA volunteers were welcomed for the second year in a row to participate in the AFL Country Game by marching on the MCG in a parade of honour.

 4.00 PM 16 May, 2017

National Volunteer Week 2017

With National Volunteer Week (8-14 May) just around the corner, CFA has planned a wide range of activities and events to celebrate our volunteers’ achievements.

 3.25 PM 28 April, 2017

Nominations open for MCG Parade of Honour

As part of National Volunteer Week, CFA is offering its volunteers the opportunity to be part of the AFL Country Game pre-match celebrations at the MCG.

 4.33 PM 19 April, 2017

Jimmy’s Good Friday Appeal journey

CFA life member Jimmy Rankin is as passionate as they come when it comes to the Good Friday Appeal, and has more than 50 years of service to the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Appeal.

 8.01 AM 15 April, 2017

CFA raises $1.7m for GFA

CFA members have raised and collected more than $1.7 million for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

 7.58 AM 15 April, 2017

Fireys hit the treadmill for a good cause

Victorian firefighters will swap their boots with runners as they put their endurance to the test on Thursday, 13 April to raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

 8.15 AM 12 April, 2017

Donald to Charlton push

CFA brigades are the backbone of the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal, collecting more than $25 million for the lifesaving appeal since the late 1950s.

 10.24 AM 11 April, 2017

Echuca unveils new station

Echuca Fire Station and Deakin Group Headquarters unveiled its brand new location with a grand opening ceremony held on Saturday, 25 March 2017.

 9.59 AM 5 April, 2017

Allan’s ride spreads awareness and hope

An exhausted, inspired and very humbled Allan Rankin has recently returned from a 9 day bike ride, all the in the name of cancer research. (See previous story here)

 11.40 AM 4 April, 2017

Fun Run for the Kids on 9 April

CFA will this year be entering a team in the Run for the Kids event on Sunday 9 April.

 8.38 AM 27 March, 2017

Recognising our volunteers - Molesworth Brigade

More than 90 people attended the luncheon at which 19 brigade members were presented with National Emergency Medals and 36 members received CFA Service Awards with a combined total of volunteer service of 990 years.

 12.03 PM 22 March, 2017

Head-on train crash a shock

In light of the upcoming 125th anniversary of the Euroa Urban Fire Brigade in June, brigade member Anthony Cini will be taking a trip down memory lane with brigade members on their most memorable fires.

 3.52 PM 20 March, 2017

Training program for Walk off the War Within

CFA and other emergency service responders, Australian Defence Force personnel and the community will walk up to 20 kilometres around Victoria Park in Ballarat on Saturday 22 April to raise awareness of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

 1.53 PM 20 March, 2017

Mt Eliza volunteers brave the shave

Mount Eliza Fire Brigade volunteers have braved the shave to help raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation.

 12.12 PM 20 March, 2017

CFA proud supporter of Cultural Diversity Week

Cultural Diversity Week brings together Victorians from all walks of life to promote community, harmony and celebrate the many cultures that make our state so vibrant.

 2.47 PM 17 March, 2017

Easter art exhibition to support CFA brigade

Whiteheads Creek Fire Brigade is holding an art exhibition this Easter, where you can buy the works of artists living in District 12 and support CFA at the same time.

 8.45 AM 10 March, 2017

On the ball with fire in her belly

A country girl at heart, CFA volunteer Sarah Last is now tackling her new career as a professional footballer.

 7.24 AM 10 March, 2017