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Fire Relief Concert

A music event to raise money for those affected by the recent fires is being held on the Lorne foreshore tomorrow between 2pm and 6pm.

 6.31 PM 2 January, 2016

CFA Pride on the march again

CFA’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) members are invited to march in uniform for the second time at the annual Gay and Lesbian Pride March on Sunday 31 January 2016.

 1.04 PM 15 December, 2015

Millgrove fire refuge opens for summer

The Millgrove community fire refuge has been officially opened and is available for use this summer.

 1.21 PM 14 December, 2015

Woori Yallock ICC Weather Station Network

Methven Real Estate in Mount Evelyn are the first to get involved with a new weather station project for the Woori Yallock Incident Control Centre.

 11.41 AM 14 December, 2015

Bendigo Bank steps up again

Once again the Woori Yallock & District Community Bank has got on board and given funding to Hoddles Creek Fire Brigade. 

 10.35 AM 14 December, 2015

Wayne honoured for his service

Tyabb brigade member Wayne Etcell has received Victoria’s highest accolade for volunteers, the Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Award.

 2.51 PM 7 December, 2015

Fire Awareness Awards winners announced

Community groups and individuals helping to reduce the risk and impact of fire across Victoria have been recognised at the 2015 Fire Awareness Awards.

 9.24 AM 3 December, 2015

One weekend in November

November has been a very busy month for brigades not only with the start of the fire season but also with organising CFA Open Days to make sure the community is educated and well prepared. Brigades opened their stations, joined forces with other agencies or attended local events to connect with the locals.

 3.25 PM 2 December, 2015

Give Ashley a home this Christmas

Ashley is a limited edition fire services collector bear, paying tribute to Victoria’s firefighters and emergency service workers.

 10.26 AM 2 December, 2015

A fruitful weekend at Bacchus Marsh

Strawberries, cherries and a brigade open day in Bacchus Marsh.

 9.43 PM 1 December, 2015

Nominate now – Young Volunteer Excellence award

Do you know an amazing young volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution through their volunteering?

 12.01 PM 27 November, 2015

Last weekend to thank Ritchies

Brigades such as Emerald and Cockatoo will be outside their local Ritchies store this Saturday handing our community safety information and Community Benefit cards as part of the last weekend of promotions for Ritchies.

 10.38 AM 27 November, 2015

North West Region Walks Against Violence

North West Region Leadership Team and District 02 staff along with Eaglehawk brigade members, turned out at the second Bendigo Walks Against Violence.

 5.33 PM 26 November, 2015

District 23 White Ribbon support

District 23 members have taken a very proactive approach to supporting the White Ribbon campaign. Staff and volunteers threw their support behind the campaign in a stance to prevent men’s violence against women.   

 4.35 PM 25 November, 2015

Castlemaine opens its doors

On Sunday 25 October Castlemaine Fire Brigade held its Open Day which proved to be extremely popular and well beyond our expectations.

 10.11 AM 24 November, 2015

CFA volunteer chases world record

On Sunday, Panton Hill CFA volunteer Bronwyn Kealy sets off on her motorcycle, intent on becoming the youngest woman to ride around the world.

 11.39 AM 19 November, 2015

The Red Austins at Lancefield on 28 November

Lancefield, Benloch, Nulla Vale, Newham and Pastoria Fire Brigades Present THE RED AUSTINS and KAYLA DWYER.

 7.38 AM 19 November, 2015

Local brigades at Ritchies

Brigades such as Yarra Glen brigade will be out in force this weekend supporting Ritchies by running a BBQ outside the Yarra Glen Ritchies store.

 4.54 PM 18 November, 2015

Rockbank Fire Brigade seeking volunteers now

On Sunday 25 October, Rockbank Fire Brigade with the support of Caroline Springs, Truganina and Metropolitan Fire Brigade attended the Sri Durga Festival to promote the brigade within the growing community. 

 4.20 PM 18 November, 2015

White Ribbon Day 2015

White Ribbon is Australia’s only national, male led campaign to end men’s violence against women. Thirty per cent of women worldwide are affected by violence committed by an intimate partner, the most common type of violence against women. But this is not just something that happens overseas.

 3.06 PM 17 November, 2015