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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.

 9.14 PM 29 October, 2015

Are we at your local Ritchies this weekend?

This November CFA brigades will be visiting their local Ritchies store to say thank you to Ritchies and its customers for their support through the Community Benefit Program.

 2.58 PM 29 October, 2015

New Deaf Emergency Information Resource

CFA members helped celebrate the launch of a new Deaf Emergency Information resource at Morwell Fire Station on Thursday 23 October.

 11.22 AM 23 October, 2015

CFA says "thanks a million" to Ritchies

CFA is thanking Ritchies for its multi-million dollar donation to CFA by holding BBQs and education displays during the month of November at various Ritchies stores across Victoria. 

 4.27 PM 22 October, 2015

SES Floods Into Kyneton CFA

On 19 October 2015 Kyneton Group held a flood and swift water rescue workshop under the guidance of SES Operations Manager Mark Cattell. 

 3.01 PM 20 October, 2015

Eureka Climb Emergency Services Challenge

Are you ready for a challenge? Do you want to take on Australia’s biggest vertical race held at one of the world’s tallest residential buildings?

 8.20 AM 15 October, 2015

Little cutie rescue

On Sunday 11 October, the Diamond Creek slip-on was deployed to do night shift at the Lancefield fire as part of strike team 1415. 

 2.39 PM 14 October, 2015

Aboriginal cultural awareness at Echuca Station

Echuca Fire Station hosted an Aboriginal cultural awareness session on Wednesday 30 September 2015 for local CFA volunteers and staff.   

 11.26 AM 8 October, 2015

Fire Safety Pledge – ready to launch!

Members of the public have the chance to win one of five $200 Bunnings vouchers just by being better prepared for the threat of fire when the CFA Fire Safety Pledge is launched on Thursday 8 October. 

 11.09 AM 6 October, 2015

Got a great engagement idea for summer?

Have you got a great idea about how to engage your local community on summer fire safety? And do you need funding to help kick start your initiative?  

 3.21 PM 5 October, 2015

D17 presentation to the Chief

Last night (23 September) District 17 made a presentation to Chief Officer Euan Ferguson to thank him for his friendship with the district and wish him farewell. The attached photo shows Operations Manager Dale Russell presenting Euan Ferguson with a framed image of Mt Arapiles, a striking feature of the Wimmera, taken by CFA volunteer and Horsham RCC Mayor Mark Radford.  

 1.11 PM 24 September, 2015

CFA/SES joint training a success for Golden Square

Golden Square Firefighters have spent two weeks during September undertaking joint training with the Bendigo SES unit. The training is a part of an annual joint training relationship that has been developed between the brigade and the unit.

 12.08 PM 21 September, 2015

Glenelg's fire & emergency conference

The inaugural Glenelg Fire & Emergency Management Conference was held on Wednesday 9 September at Dartmoor with the theme of 'shared responsibility' and was hailed a huge success. 

 3.13 PM 14 September, 2015

Community leaders talk about emergency readiness

CFA members joined other community leaders from the cities of Wyndham and Melton for the first Emergency Ready Communities Forum on Saturday 5 September in Caroline Springs.

 2.53 PM 7 September, 2015

Generosity boosts fireys' leadership skills

A group of CFA volunteers will have the opportunity to boost their leadership skills thanks to a generous donation from the IGA Community Chest Program.

 11.43 AM 2 September, 2015

Koori Cultural awareness for District 13 & 12

On Saturday 29 August, over 20 staff and volunteers from across Districts 12 and 13 attended a Koori Cultural awareness session at Badger Creek Fire Station.

 2.50 PM 31 August, 2015

Science night burns bright in Warrnambool

Warrnambool Fire Brigade helped light up a local primary school's annual Science Night on 20 August, demonstating their gas flare-off skills to hundreds of families.

 11.28 PM 26 August, 2015

Emergency Services Blood Challenge 1 week to go...

CFA has hit the front, we're now up on those Blood Donating champions VicPol!

 1.22 AM 25 August, 2015

CFA to take part in R U OK? Day

In recognition of R U OK? Day on Thursday, 10 September 2015, CFA’s Wellbeing team has organised events across the state.  

 4.57 PM 21 August, 2015

VFBV Volunteer Survey – closing soon

More than a thousand volunteers have taken the 2015 VFBV Volunteer Welfare and Efficiency Survey so far, and all volunteers are invited to have their say before it closes on 31 August – the online survey is at

 2.04 PM 19 August, 2015