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National Red Balloon Day says thank you to fireys

Victorians are being urged to support National Red Balloon Day by purchasing and displaying a red balloon to raise money and say thank-you to firefighters for the brave and courageous work they do.

 10.23 AM 24 February, 2017

CFA features in round one of grants

CFA operational equipment, community education, training and development and maintenance projects will be funded thanks to the first round of emergency volunteer grants announced this week.

 1.50 PM 17 February, 2017

Captain Koala is looking for love

CFA’s Captain Koala braved the big smoke looking for love this Valentine’s Day.

 11.45 AM 14 February, 2017

Tennis, treats and a big thank you

Delicious nibbles, drinks and a bird’s eye view of Venus Williams and Andy Murray were just a few of the perks that ten CFA members and their partners were treated to at this year’s Australian Open.  

 2.07 PM 10 February, 2017

CFA to join Pride March

CFA Pride is inviting CFA members, family, friends and supporters to join the march in uniform with their lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) colleagues at the Midsumma Festival Pride March on Sunday, 29 January.

 10.04 AM 20 January, 2017

Macedon goes automatic

Shortly after Ash Wednesday, the Macedon community rallied to raise funds for the town’s first brigade-owned vehicle. Not only was it brigade owned. It was brigade built.

 5.00 PM 17 January, 2017

Air fleet takes to the skies

Victorians will be better protected with the state’s largest firefighting air fleet officially launched at Avalon airport today.

 3.42 PM 14 December, 2016

Phillip Island Fire Brigade opens its doors

Sunday 13 November was the day the community came to the fire station.  

 2.23 PM 25 November, 2016

MFB and CFA cricket day a huge success

CFA and MFB challenged each other to a day of cricket last Sunday (30 October), giving past and present firefighters the opportunity to show off their cricketing prowess in two 20/20 cricket matches at Victoria Park, Kew.

 11.30 AM 3 November, 2016

The Fire Safety Pledge is back and ready to launch

Members of the public have the chance to win one of four Samsung Galaxy Tablets or one of four $100 Bunnings vouchers just by pledging to be better prepared for the threat of fire when the CFA Fire Safety Pledge is launched at 1:00pm today (3 November 2016).

 9.13 AM 3 November, 2016

CFA assists Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2016 Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix has been run and won for another year. 

 3.59 PM 24 October, 2016

Warracknabeal’s 125th celebrations

It was a big weekend in Warracknabeal, population 2500, when the brigade celebrated its 125th anniversary in mid-October.

 3.10 PM 21 October, 2016

CFA pulls together to help dairy communites

Helping out local communities is something that is deeply imbedded in CFA’s culture and a new initiative co-founded by District 14’s Catherine McLeod and Mark Gravell demonstrates this perfectly.

 1.51 PM 18 October, 2016

Be a part of CFA’s White Ribbon Campaign

CFA is wearing a white ribbon!

 11.49 AM 17 October, 2016

CFA member steps it up for motor neurone disease

A CFA member is preparing to put on his firefighting gear and get hot and sweaty, despite being nowhere near a fire.

 10.13 AM 4 October, 2016

CFA Open Days in full swing

CFA Open Days are in full swing with hundreds of fire brigades opening their doors to their local community.

 1.12 PM 29 September, 2016

Tour de Timor teaches CFA member about heat stress

Taking care of adventurous bike riders in Timor-Leste has shed light on the effects of heat stress for a CFA volunteer. 

 2.47 PM 28 September, 2016

Blue Ribbon Day – Thursday 29 September 2016

Blue Ribbon Day is when all Victorians are encouraged to remember Victoria Police officers who have been killed in the line of duty and pay tribute to the 159 officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting Victoria.  Blue Ribbon Day is also an opportunity to show police men and women who continue to serve that their community is grateful and their work is valued.

 10.08 AM 22 September, 2016

ESF Scholarship a golden opportunity

Sometimes all it takes to kick start a great idea is the right opportunity and the right knowledge and contacts. 

 3.04 PM 13 September, 2016

Traralgon firefighter to research US mine fires

A CFA firefighter from Traralgon will travel to the United States on Sunday 11 September, to study coal mine fire prevention, detection and suppression, aiming to bring back a range of new ideas to implement on home soil. 

 3.59 PM 9 September, 2016