News & Media


District 22 workshop on leadership and diversity

CFA District 22 will hold a GenNext Workshop on Sunday, 22 May, to discuss the future direction of the region and brainstorm ideas on how to become more sustainable.

 12.25 PM 18 April, 2016

CEO Update: Training, football and leadership

Training is the one subject consistently raised with me when I’m out on the road visiting brigades and meeting members.

 12.43 PM 13 April, 2016

A humbling turnout for Broadwater

Last week, Broadwater Fire Brigade opened its station doors and turned out its truck for a humbling reason.

 1.53 PM 11 April, 2016

VESEP Grant Program opens

In recognition of the significant contribution made by emergency services volunteers the Minister for Emergency Services Ms Jane Garrett MLA has opened the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program 2016/17 today.

 2.56 PM 31 March, 2016

From the CEO – New Commendation and Fiskville

I believe it’s important we recognise our members who strive to go above and beyond their roles to serve CFA and our community.

 1.35 PM 24 March, 2016

Man falls from Ballarat Fire Station bell tower

A man falls from the Ballarat Fire Station bell tower! What appears to be a suicide turns into a murder investigation.

 12.24 PM 17 March, 2016

CEO's first 100 days

After three months as CEO and thousands of kilometres on the road attending CFA events and meeting members, Lucinda Nolan is most impressed by “the pride in the organisation, the pride in services delivered and problems worked through, and the pride in continuous improvement”.

 8.45 AM 15 March, 2016

CFA Emergency Memberlink Cards

Emergency Memberlink is a key recognition program that thanks members for their significant contribution and dedication to CFA and creating safer communities.

 2.18 PM 4 March, 2016

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.

 1.28 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.

 9.06 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.

 11.25 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.

 2.16 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. 

 9.16 AM 15 January, 2016

Christmas message from the CEO and Chief Officer

By Lucinda Nolan and Joe Buffone 

 4.02 PM 22 December, 2015

Firefighters’ Memorial update

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

 11.06 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.

 2.53 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.

 12.15 PM 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.

 3.23 PM 15 December, 2015