News & Media


Portland Coast Guard receives a new marine pump

Last week Operations Officer Gary Harker presented the Portland Coast Guard with a much needed diesel powered marine pump.

 3.55 PM 3 June, 2015

Koori Inclusion Action Plan

During National Reconciliation Week 2015, CFA officially launched its very first Koori Inclusion Action Plan.

 4.44 PM 1 June, 2015

Emergency Services Blood Challenge commences today

The Red Cross Blood Services Emergency Services Challenge commences today 1 June and continues until 31 August. It’s time again for CFA to prove we have what it takes to save the most lives through blood donation. Let's see if we can top VicPol this year.

 3.32 PM 1 June, 2015

The culture of fire

As an evolving modern emergency services organisation, CFA doesn’t just look to the future for new ways of doing things – it’s also learning from the past.

 2.32 PM 28 May, 2015

Emergency response drill at Silvan Water Plant

Melbourne Water will conduct an emergency response exercise to test the incident procedures at the Silvan Water Treatment Plant on Stoneyford Road, Silvan on 24 May 2015. 

 5.02 PM 15 May, 2015

D15 celebrates National Volunteer Week with comedy

District 15 hosted a successful event to thank volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

 2.33 AM 15 May, 2015

Education partnerships

The Casterton Secondary College, CFA and Casterton Fire Brigade have again formed a partnership to deliver a program to VCAL students. 

 11.24 AM 12 May, 2015

CFA links with Neighbourhood Houses

CFA is forming strong links with Neighbourhood Houses across Victoria and sponsored the Association of Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres conference in Geelong last week. 

 2.28 PM 11 May, 2015

CFA presents at NSW RFS district forums

A handful of CFA personnel (as chosen by Regions) have been making the trek north after the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) kindly invited two CFA members to present at each of the four NSW RFS Community Engagement District Forums held this year.

 2.20 PM 11 May, 2015

CFA partnership supports young community leaders

CFA and Latrobe University have partnered together to recognise and encourage community leadership among Victoria’s youth.

 3.24 PM 8 May, 2015

Christmas Hills Fire Brigade and Fire-Scape

Christmas Hills Fire Brigade and the Christmas Hills Landcare Group recently completed a successful demonstration planned burn as part of CFA’s pilot Fire-Scape Program.

 3.14 PM 7 May, 2015

MASG partnership takes charge

Mount Alexander Catchment, Maldon, Metcalfe and Newstead groups have joined with Mount Alexander Sustainability Group to be a part of their battery recycling program.

 12.45 PM 5 May, 2015

Researching Koori engagement in emergency services

As part of CFA’s Koori Inclusion Action Plan a team of three American students have been in Melbourne to research ‘Koori Engagement in the Emergency Services’.

 11.14 AM 28 April, 2015

Fire access roads subsidy scheme works – Glenelg

Works on 2014 funded projects is drawing to a conclusion with the finish of projects at Lang St Dartmoor and at Lindsay Road Lindsay.

 1.01 PM 27 April, 2015

Red Balloon donations put to good use

CFA was the recipient of the generous amount of $13,284 raised from the 2014 Red Balloon Day, with the money allocated to volunteer training and development around the state.

 10.47 AM 27 April, 2015

Ballarat firefighters remembered

Ballarat and surrounding Brigades paid tribute to their fellow fire fighters who made the ultimate sacrifice and lost their life in World War I.

 6.10 PM 22 April, 2015

Multi-agency pumping exercise continued

After the success of the first multi-agency pumping exercise held in late January, a second exercise was held in March at Westerfolds park in Templestowe.

 8.58 PM 16 April, 2015

State Forum registrations now open

The 5th Annual Community Engagement State Forum will be heading back to Creswick in 2015 and will see CFA members team up with SES for the first time.

 4.10 PM 2 April, 2015

2015 Good Friday Appeal events

CFA is proud again to support the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

 3.07 PM 1 April, 2015

CFA members out in force

The 2015 Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal will take place this Friday 3 April.

 2.56 PM 31 March, 2015