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Chief Officer update on fire services reform

Chief Officer Steve Warrington answers some of the most commonly asked questions we have received on fire services reform in the video below.

 2.32 PM 15 June, 2017

From the CO - fire services reform

I'd like to clarify my comments regarding fire services reform in the media today.

 10.38 AM 7 June, 2017

Assessing brigade viability

For many years, we’ve measured the health of brigades by focusing on operational preparedness and response. But, as we develop our understanding of risk, we know it’s much more than that.

 9.19 AM 7 June, 2017

Message from the CEO - Fire services reform update

It has now been more than two weeks since the Premier announced proposed reforms to fire services in Victoria.

 3.30 PM 6 June, 2017

Do you have a current CFA Member ID Card?

Members are encouraged to apply for a new or replacement CFA Member ID Card through Brigades Online. ID cards are available for all members, including junior members. Your personal identification card can be used to formally identify you as a member of CFA.

 3.28 PM 25 May, 2017

Volunteers getting the message out

Finding new ways of getting the fire safety message out to the community is a constant challenge for CFA. 

 9.13 AM 11 May, 2017

Member login simplified

CFA is in the process of simplifying the member login process for our various online sites.

 11.41 AM 10 May, 2017

Community building in Benalla Group

“There are no boundaries for our brigades,” said Baddaginnie Captain Phil Rees of their close relationship with Goomalibee-Upotipotpon also in Benalla Group.

 8.57 AM 20 March, 2017

Arms Out for Alya blood challenge

MFB LFF Kylie Evans (who appeared in a grassfire advertisement and an Australian Survivor contestant) has issued a challenge to all MFB and CFA staff and volunteers to donate blood between 1 February and 30 April 2017.

 10.31 AM 14 March, 2017

McIvor Community Awards 2017 - Heathcote FB

In 2000 the Heathcote Rural & Heathcote Urban Brigade amalgamated, forming the present Heathcote Brigade

 8.29 AM 9 March, 2017

D24’s Women’s Reference Group #BeBoldForChange

International Women’s Day is a fantastic opportunity to tell you a little about a group of women here in District 24 who are a great example of how to #BeBoldForChange ……

 10.54 AM 7 March, 2017

International Women’s Day Wednesday 8 March

As Chief Officer I take seriously the need for CFA to be an inclusive organisation.  We all have a role in supporting diversity and ensuring our organisation is a safe and welcoming environment for women.

 12.02 PM 1 March, 2017

Board communique

The CFA Board held its regular monthly meeting on Monday 20 February 2017.  

 9.05 AM 24 February, 2017

Bushfire prevention partnership still delivering

A proactive bushfire prevention partnership developed between CFA and Gippsland Community Correctional Services - Community Work Program continues to deliver results across the community.

 11.13 AM 21 February, 2017

Bendigo & District Fire Brigades Championship

The City of Greater Bendigo and Bendigo & District Fire Brigades Championship Committee invites all permanent volunteer firefighters, CFA personnel and families in Bendigo and outer districts to join them and visiting firefighters and their families at Bull Street, following the torchlight parade on Saturday 11 March 2017.

 10.09 AM 8 February, 2017

Chinese delegation visits Gisborne Fire Station

Gisborne Brigade Captain Sam Strang recently welcomed a delegation from the Chinese Central Government, here to study how emergency management is undertaken in Australia at local, state and national levels.

 8.38 AM 8 February, 2017

Operation Western Impact - A Success!

On Thursday 15 December 2016, representatives from CFA, Victoria Police, Forest Fire Management, Golden Plains Shire, City of Greater Geelong, VicRoads, DHHS and Powercor converged at Corio Fire Station to participate in ‘Operation Western Impact’ – a scenario developed and based on fire behaviours of past catastrophic events, such as Western District fires (1977), Ash Wednesday (1983) and several major fires on 14 January 1985.

 3.38 PM 30 December, 2016

Volunteers helping volunteers

A partnership of volunteers supporting volunteers in the south-east is keeping five fire stations and their trucks spick-and-span.

 8.14 AM 21 December, 2016

Santa’s little helpers out in force

Christmas is right around the corner, and CFA brigades are giving the reindeers a well-earned rest, helping Santa to deliver early gifts to a few very lucky children!

 11.11 AM 19 December, 2016

Buddy brigades across districts

As a standalone brigade not aligned with a group and two hours from both Marysville and Mansfield, Woods Point, deep in the Great Divide, can rightly claim to be isolated.

 9.05 AM 19 December, 2016