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Volunteers helping volunteers

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

 9.14 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!

 12.11 PM 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.

 10.05 AM 19 December, 2016

CFA Pride flies the flag

CFA and other emergency services participated in the Pride March for the first time in early 2015. 

 3.48 PM 14 December, 2016

Virtual station at Elmore Field Days

The Elmore Machinery Field Days are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the first week in October each year on a 1800-hectare site.

 4.57 PM 12 December, 2016

New and improved CFA Pix

CFA's official image gallery CFA Pix has undergone a major upgrade to refresh the interface and make it easier to use for all our subscribers.

 11.18 AM 7 December, 2016

Zebulon has his wish granted

Career Firefighters at Traralgon with the help of Make-A-Wish Gippsland Branch were able to make 5 year old Zeb’s wish come true on a sunny Thursday afternoon. 

 5.53 PM 1 December, 2016

Government response to Fiskville Inquiry

The Victorian Government has today tabled its response to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Fiskville.

 4.07 PM 24 November, 2016

Munro FB ecological burn-off

Munro Fire Brigade with help from Avon and Riverslea groups conducted a 30-hectare ecological burn-off earlier this month.

 10.42 AM 27 October, 2016

Statement from CFA CEO on Supreme Court action

The Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria (VFBV) has discontinued proceedings against Country Fire Authority (CFA) in the Supreme Court.

 10.45 AM 25 October, 2016

Update on consultative committee

In response to strong interest from our Professional, Technical and Administrative (PTA) staff, applications for membership to the Committee will now be open to all CFA staff.

 9.39 AM 7 October, 2016

District 02 Secretary & Treasurer Workshops

Throughout August the District Support Team (DST) held a series of Secretary and Treasurer Workshops across the District to help incoming and ongoing Secretaries understand their role within the Brigade.

 11.52 AM 3 October, 2016

CO Steve Warrington interviewed on 3AW

Transcript of CFA Chief Officer Steve Warrington interview with 3AW's Neil Mitchell on Wednesday, 28 September. 

 8.40 AM 29 September, 2016

The Official Blood Challenge results are in!

The Red Cross Blood Service has released the official State and National Results. CFA has taken out all the 2016 Victorian awards.

 9.24 AM 20 September, 2016

CEO Update: Operational Enterprise Agreement

As you know, last month the VFBV sought an injunction in the Supreme Court, with CFA agreeing to defer a vote on the Operational Enterprise Agreement until the court action was complete.

 12.59 PM 9 September, 2016

Kookaburra sits in the big red truck

When Mildura firefighter Bradley Clarkson saw an injured and clearly distressed kookaburra from the side of the road, he couldn’t bring himself to "just drive on by."

 2.12 PM 5 September, 2016

ESO blood challenge closes for 2016

The 2016 Emergency Services Blood Challenge, conducted from 1 June to 31 August, has now closed with a record number of donations made across the emergency services sector. 

 12.24 PM 2 September, 2016

Cold climate jackets for brigades

Each volunteer brigade is set to be issued with six cold climate jackets as part of a new project being run by CFA’s State PPE&C management centre.

 3.57 PM 30 August, 2016

Gloves a must for echidna rescue

Firefighters from Corinella Fire Brigade took time out from a routine maintenance run last Sunday to offer a helping (gloved) hand to an echidna stuck on a roadside. 

 1.53 PM 30 August, 2016

Bahgallah back from the brink

Bahgallah’s captain and first lieutenant visited Regional BASO Victoria Pullen earlier this year to discuss the brigade’s viability. Casterton Group Officer Jeff Black also attended and saw “a few members banging their heads against the wall”.

 12.32 PM 26 August, 2016