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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.   

 3.35 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.

 9.11 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.

 10.39 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.

 6.38 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.

 3.54 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. 

 3.20 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.

 2.06 PM 17 November, 2015

Come down and support us at Ritchies this weekend

We’re two weeks into our promotion with Ritchies and brigades have been out the front of Ritchies stores running barbecues/education stands and educating the community about fire safety.

 10.08 AM 13 November, 2015

Hybrid big fill-light tanker for Narre Warren East

Narre Warren East Fire Brigade has commissioned a brand new big fill/light tanker hybrid appliance, the first of its type in the CFA fleet.

 1.47 PM 11 November, 2015

Miners Rest Fire Brigade celebrates 75 years

On Sunday 25 October Miners Rest brigade officially celebrated 75 years of service. 

 12.40 PM 11 November, 2015

International Volunteer Managers Day Morning Tea

CFA Ballarat Helps Celebrate - International Volunteer Managers Day. " Take the time to thank and celebrate the volunteering leaders and managers near you!”

 3.43 PM 5 November, 2015

Country kids get fire ready

Chewton Fire Brigade paid a visit to Chewton Primary School this morning to teach a Fire Safe Kids lesson as part of Fire Action Week.

 11.48 AM 5 November, 2015

Visit us at Ritchies this weekend

Last weekend some of our brigades including Diamond Creek brigade were at the local Ritchies handing out fire safety information and Ritchies Community Benefit Cards to the community.  

 8.55 AM 5 November, 2015

Pledge count surges

The overall pledge count has surged past 8,000 in CFA’s Fire Safety Pledge competition with Point Cook Fire Brigade taking a commanding early lead in the overall brigade category. 

 2.32 PM 30 October, 2015

Eynesbury Fire Station official opening

Eynesbury Fire Station was officially opened by Don Nardella MLA, Member for Melton on Sunday, 10 October 2015. 

 4.47 PM 29 October, 2015

Are we at your local Ritchies this weekend?

This November CFA brigades will be visiting their local Ritchies store to say thank you to Ritchies and its customers for their support through the Community Benefit Program.

 1.58 PM 29 October, 2015

Victorians warned about summer fire risk

Victorians are urged to start preparing for the upcoming fire season as Fire Action Week kicks off today. 

 10.50 AM 29 October, 2015

CFA steps back in time at Sovereign Hill

Celebrating Fire Action Week, Sovereign Hill will showcase 1800s firefighting equipment and techniques in an interactive display from 1 – 8 November.

 8.45 AM 27 October, 2015

Wonthaggi Open Day

Over 300 people visited Wonthaggi Fire Brigade Sunday 25 October.

 7.54 AM 26 October, 2015

Australasian Firefighters Championship

Host Brigade Echuca has won the title of 2015 Champion Team, after a weekend of competition involving teams from Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. Echuca was one of nine Victorian teams competing, they included Euroa, Geelong West, Melton, MFB, Ocean Grove, Pyramid Hill, Swan Hill and Werribee. NZ Brigade New Norfolk were runners up to Echuca, and the next Australasian Firefighters Championship will be held in New Zealand.

 4.12 PM 25 October, 2015