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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

Easter in Bendigo

Participation in the Bendigo Easter Festival is an annual event for a number of Brigades and Groups across the City of Greater Bendigo with this year being no exception.

 12.56 PM 29 April, 2016

Children's book recalls Wye River fire

Out of the ashes of the Wye River and Separation Creek fire has come a beautiful book, which is a fitting memorial to a significant event in the town's history.

 10.30 AM 26 April, 2016

Another great training opportunity

The CFA volunteers who attended the recent burn camp at Cape Otway would like to extend a huge thank you to the small team of people who made the event possible.

 12.06 AM 21 April, 2016

Your chance to see inside the SCC

As part of National Volunteer Week, CFA and Emergency Management Victoria (EMV) are organising two State Control Centre (SCC) tours for our volunteers. 

 9.50 AM 20 April, 2016

Women in District 17 Training Day

On Sunday 10 April 2016, 29 women from District 17 attended the Women in District 17 Training Day at the Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre (VEMTC) – Longerenong campus. The purpose of the day was to build confidence and encourage women to be more actively involved in their brigades. 

 10.17 AM 19 April, 2016

District 22 workshop on leadership and diversity

CFA District 22 will hold a GenNext Workshop on Sunday, 22 May, to discuss the future direction of the region and brainstorm ideas on how to become more sustainable.

 11.25 AM 18 April, 2016

Save the date: State Forum

The CFA-SES Community Safety and Hazard Awareness State Forum will be heading down the Surf Coast this year, with Mantra Lorne hosting the forum on the weekend of 6-7 August. 

 10.55 AM 6 April, 2016

Harcourt and Taradale’s long weekend

Brigades in the Metcalfe Group had a very busy long weekend with both Harcourt and Taradale brigades getting involved in community activities. Both brigades had their signature community events which are held each year over the Labour Day weekend.

 1.40 PM 1 April, 2016

Sedgwick Juniors do it again

Sedgwick Fire Brigade is lucky to have such talented Juniors. For three years in a row they have won the District 2 Rural Junior Championship in the 11-13-year-old category.

 1.25 PM 1 April, 2016

Joint entry for Eaglehawk Dahlia and Arts

This year saw a partnership between Eaglehawk Fire Brigade and the North West Region Community Education Group in the annual Dahlia and Arts Festival street procession.

 1.15 PM 1 April, 2016

Campbells Creek car boot sale

Campbells Creek Fire Brigade held a car boot sale at the fire station, on Saturday 5 March as part of its fundraising activities.

 1.11 PM 1 April, 2016

Golden Square hit the pool

Golden Square members and their families enjoyed a perfect day at the Golden Square Community Pool on Sunday 28 February, free of charge, thanks to the pool opening its gates to say thanks to their local heroes. 

 1.06 PM 1 April, 2016

VESEP Grant Program opens

In recognition of the significant contribution made by emergency services volunteers the Minister for Emergency Services Ms Jane Garrett MLA has opened the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program 2016/17 today.

 1.56 PM 31 March, 2016

Cardinia Group thanks the community

The 18 brigades in Cardinia Group are inviting the community to watch the movie 'Inside Out' on the big screen on Saturday 9 April at Holm Park Recreation Reserve in Beaconsfield from 5pm.

 7.10 PM 29 March, 2016

2016 Bendigo Easter Torchlight

As part of the annual Bendigo Easter Festival, brigades from in and around the Bendigo area took part in a torchlight on Saturday night (26 March).

 8.16 PM 27 March, 2016

Colac to host firey championships

More than 140 teams have set their sights on the 2016 Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria State Rural Fire Brigade Championships in Colac next week.

 11.41 AM 23 March, 2016