News & Media


From the CEO – Support available for all members

It’s been an extremely difficult few weeks for all our members who were fortunate to know, work with and share a friendship with Mildura Senior Station Officer Damien Burke. Although he had not been with CFA long, he made a huge impact on those around him.

 12.28 PM 17 February, 2016

From the CO – use of smartphone apps

The use of smartphone apps has been raised by members with increasing frequency as their popularity increases and application provider charging models change.

 8.06 AM 17 February, 2016

D2N is here to stay

At the end of 2014 we launched District 2 News (D2N) on a trial basis as a way to inform our membership of relevant information, innovations, and changes across the District.

 10.25 AM 12 February, 2016

From the CEO – help shape CFA's future

Recently, I outlined our plans to develop what we’ve termed a ‘Red Paper’ – a document that will outline CFA’s needs during the next 10 years.

 1.16 PM 5 February, 2016

From the CEO – out and about at CFA

After two months as Chief Executive, I continue to be inspired by the work done by all CFA members. 

 8.16 AM 15 January, 2016

Christmas message from the CEO and Chief Officer

By Lucinda Nolan and Joe Buffone 

 3.02 PM 22 December, 2015

Firefighters’ Memorial update

Work to identify a new location for the CFA Firefighters’ Memorial is well underway.

 10.06 AM 22 December, 2015

Fiskville Inquiry hearing - 21 December

The Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into CFA’s former Fiskville Training College will hold another public hearing on 21 December.

 1.53 PM 18 December, 2015

From the CO – thanks for your hard work

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for your collective efforts over the past five weeks. We should be proud of what we achieve, CFA is an amazing organisation. Thank you for continuing to make it so.

 11.15 AM 17 December, 2015

Update on Fire Services Review

The State Government has today announced it has established a Ministerial Working Group to consider recommendations made in the Fire Services Review.

 2.23 PM 15 December, 2015

Tender for environmental assessment of Fiskville

On Wednesday 16 December, CFA will be releasing a tender on the Victorian Government Tenders website ( seeking an experienced provider to undertake environmental assessments at the Fiskville site. 

 12.51 PM 15 December, 2015

From the CEO – recruits and lessons from the field

New recruits and more lessons from the field I’ve had the pleasure to attend two CFA recruit firefighter graduation ceremonies since I began.

 10.43 AM 15 December, 2015

New look News & Media

A refreshed and simplified design for the News & Media site has gone live this evening.

 7.44 PM 9 December, 2015

International Volunteer Day

Tomorrow is International Volunteer Day.  We want to say thank you for giving your time and energy to supporting your communities.

 1.53 PM 4 December, 2015

Today is White Ribbon Day

CFA’s commitment to White Ribbon Day was recognised this morning at CFA Headquarters in East Burwood and at many fire stations across the State.

 11.10 AM 25 November, 2015

Fiskville Inquiry hearings resumed today

The Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into CFA’s former Fiskville Training College resumed public hearings today.

 4.48 PM 19 November, 2015

Service Delivery Strategy launched

CFA emergency management leaders from around the state "took a step forward into the future" last week according to Chief Officer Euan Ferguson, who officially launched the Service Delivery Strategy last Wednesday.

 8.05 AM 2 November, 2015

CFA represented at 2015 ANZBA Conference

From 20 to 23 October 2015, Melbourne hosted the Australian New Zealand Burn Association conference which saw over 300 delegates from numerous countries such as Australia, USA, Philippines, Hong Kong, Brazil, New Zealand, Singapore, France and Malawi.

 8.14 PM 29 October, 2015

Strategy looks to empower front line

CFA Chief Officer Euan Ferguson is set to officially launch CFA’s Service Delivery Strategy at a gathering of operational leaders on Wednesday 28 October.  

 9.25 AM 23 October, 2015