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Safety first in Warrandyte

CFA’s ‘Your Guide to Survival’ booklet contains essential information for Victorians and tourists about the summer fire risk. It is now available at the Warrandyte Bendigo Bank branch. 

 1.32 PM 23 February, 2016

Priority entry to university for CFA volunteers

Do you have children or know any young members currently in year 10 or 11? Did you know that volunteering for CFA can help them get priority entry into University? As well as mentor, a lower ATAR requirement & capped fees?  

 10.05 PM 11 February, 2016

Get set for the Championships

CFA brigades from across Victoria will have the chance to test their mettle, as the countdown begins to the State Urban and Rural championships.

 9.09 AM 4 February, 2016

Wimmera farmers did the right thing this harvest

The award-winning VFF and CFA Volunteer Harvest Guide trial was a success, with minimal harvest fires occurring this season. The guidelines have been making farmers more aware of the risks of harvesting during severe weather conditions.

 4.09 PM 14 January, 2016

Emergency service map books

Local CFA members are playing an important role in ensuring the accuracy of Victoria's official emergency services map books. 

 11.57 AM 18 December, 2015

Fire Investigation presentations to VicPol BAELOs

During the months of November and December 2015, a series of training sessions were delivered to Victoria Police members who undertake the role of Bushfire Arson Explosives Liaison Officers (BAELO) with presentations from Detectives from the Victoria Police Arson & Explosives Squad and the CFA Fire Investigation Section.

 11.38 AM 18 December, 2015

Woori Yallock ICC Weather Station Network

Methven Real Estate in Mount Evelyn are the first to get involved with a new weather station project for the Woori Yallock Incident Control Centre.

 11.41 AM 14 December, 2015

Bendigo Bank steps up again

Once again the Woori Yallock & District Community Bank has got on board and given funding to Hoddles Creek Fire Brigade. 

 10.35 AM 14 December, 2015

Santa brings a town together

During my recent trip to Cooktown, I was surprised to see the vast array of local people and the differing cultures that reside in such a small town, but also work and play side by side.

 4.28 PM 12 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.

 2.53 PM 4 December, 2015

Nominate now – Young Volunteer Excellence award

Do you know an amazing young volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution through their volunteering?

 12.01 PM 27 November, 2015

Last weekend to thank Ritchies

Brigades such as Emerald and Cockatoo will be outside their local Ritchies store this Saturday handing our community safety information and Community Benefit cards as part of the last weekend of promotions for Ritchies.

 10.38 AM 27 November, 2015

Brigades explore youth camp

In early November brigades from four groups and two districts came together to familiarise themselves with the Doxa Youth Foundation Camp in Drummond. 

 4.05 PM 23 November, 2015

Report into planned burning

This morning the Victorian Government released two reports which will be of interest to our people.

 2.16 PM 19 November, 2015

Local brigades at Ritchies

Brigades such as Yarra Glen brigade will be out in force this weekend supporting Ritchies by running a BBQ outside the Yarra Glen Ritchies store.

 4.54 PM 18 November, 2015

Come down and support us at Ritchies this weekend

We’re two weeks into our promotion with Ritchies and brigades have been out the front of Ritchies stores running barbecues/education stands and educating the community about fire safety.

 11.08 AM 13 November, 2015

Hybrid big fill-light tanker for Narre Warren East

Narre Warren East Fire Brigade has commissioned a brand new big fill/light tanker hybrid appliance, the first of its type in the CFA fleet.

 2.47 PM 11 November, 2015

Welcome to Country for station openings

From the beginning of 2016, all fire station openings will include a ‘Welcome to Country’ address to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land.

 9.32 AM 9 November, 2015

International Volunteer Managers Day Morning Tea

CFA Ballarat Helps Celebrate - International Volunteer Managers Day. " Take the time to thank and celebrate the volunteering leaders and managers near you!”

 4.43 PM 5 November, 2015

Visit us at Ritchies this weekend

Last weekend some of our brigades including Diamond Creek brigade were at the local Ritchies handing out fire safety information and Ritchies Community Benefit Cards to the community.  

 9.55 AM 5 November, 2015