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Car fire interrupts open day

Lights, sirens and thick black smoke interrupted Portland’s first open day in their Percy Street fire station. 

 12.34 PM 18 July, 2016

NAIDOC Week celebration in District 11

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 1.28 PM 12 July, 2016

Metcalfe Off-Season BBQ

Saturday night was freezing cold, but that didn’t deter 35 people getting together and enjoying the Metcalfe Brigades “Mid Off-Season BBQ”. A lot was eaten (even if we did forget the hamburgers until last) and the salads and desserts were fantastic.

 9.11 AM 4 July, 2016

Supporting volunteers in more ways than one

A large percentage of CFA volunteers are farmers. Not only do they protect life and property in rural communities, they also provide all Victorians with one of life’s necessities – food! As changing environmental and economic conditions impact farmers throughout the state, CFA is helping through a range of events and initiatives.

 1.39 PM 24 June, 2016

Edithvale CFA hits Barcelona

Edithvale Brigade member Vince Kinna has just competed in the Extreme Barcelona ISA World Championship 2016 (scootering) representing Australia.

 1.42 PM 20 June, 2016

New firefighters hit the ground running

After 19 weeks of intense training in theory and practice, 30 new recruits will today graduate as career firefighters.

 1.26 PM 15 June, 2016

Taradale trivia night

On a lovely Saturday night in May Taradale Fire Brigade was warming up for their trivia night. There was lots of expectations and excitement as people streamed through the doors at Taradale Hall with their heads full of knowledge.

 10.42 AM 3 June, 2016

A busy weekend for Kangaroo Flat

The new $1.8 million Kangaroo Flat Fire Station was officially opened on Saturday 28 May 2016 by Maree Edwards MLA, Member for Bendigo West. 

 10.06 AM 3 June, 2016

Mia Mia Big Sing

Mia Mia Fire Brigade will be hosting the Mia Mia Big Sing again this month as part of their yearly fundraising activities.

 9.56 AM 3 June, 2016

Mens Health Week is coming

Men’s Health Week is a national event aimed at educating, promoting and raising awareness of all things to do with male health.

 12.33 PM 2 June, 2016

New French Island station opens

CFA has officially opened a new station for one of its most isolated brigades.

 12.40 PM 23 May, 2016

Haddon brigade's new tanker and extension opening

On Sunday 15 May, Haddon Fire Brigade officially opened its extension and was handed its 2.4C tanker. 

 11.31 AM 20 May, 2016

Waubra brigade extension opening

On Saturday 16 April CFA Board Member John Schurink officially opened Waubra Fire Brigade’s extension. 

 10.57 AM 20 May, 2016

Falls Creek brigade's 21st birthday party

To celebrate 21 years of CFA operation, Falls Creek Fire Brigade is organising an Open Day and barbecue.

 8.55 AM 16 May, 2016

Wyndham Vale Fire Brigade receive keys to FCV

Wyndham Vale Fire Brigade was thrilled to officially receive the keys to their new Field Command Vehicle (FCV) on Sunday, 10 April 2016.

 2.02 PM 11 May, 2016

Two for District 02 at Colac

At the 2016 Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria State Rural Junior Championships held in Colac at the beginning of April, Sedgwick and Mandurang Brigades did it again, following on from the success they achieved in 2015. 

 12.39 PM 11 May, 2016

North West says thanks to volunteers

From Monday 9 to Sunday 15 May 2016, CFA is celebrating and proud to support National Volunteer Week – an annual event to acknowledge the generous contribution of our volunteers.

 12.06 PM 6 May, 2016

Thank you to our CFA families

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, the Brigade Support Team has collected 21 wonderful stories from families and communities in each CFA District.

 1.16 PM 4 May, 2016

East Gippsland Field Days Bairnsdale

East Gippsland Field Days was held at Bairnsdale Aerodrome on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 April 2016. Bairnsdale Fire Brigade hosted the event with help from the community safety team from South East Region.

 10.57 AM 4 May, 2016

MCG Country Game CFA Parade

Round 4 of the 2016 AFL Football Season saw the introduction of the first Country Game which included a parade of proud CFA volunteers around the MCG. 

 1.03 PM 29 April, 2016