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CFA members rescue puppy from house fire

Quick thinking CFA members have come to the rescue of a puppy while attending a house fire in Leongatha on Saturday, March 18.

 4.43 PM 23 March, 2017

Mansfield Group opens its doors to the community

CFA District 23 Mansfield Group is opening its doors and inviting the community to join group memberrs for an information evening which includes a presentation from some successful CFA women.

 3.23 PM 22 March, 2017

Academic research set to inspire change at CFA

Diversity and inclusion research will contribute to organisational development at CFA. 

 9.50 AM 22 March, 2017

CFA members help save life of Shepparton man

CFA members helped save the life of a Shepparton man following a serious assault outside his home on Thursday, 18 June 2015. 

 4.29 PM 21 March, 2017

Our multicultural liaison officer keeps the faith

CFA’s first multicultural liaison officer/multicultural presenter Nada El-Masri was appointed to her role in May 2016.

 11.39 AM 21 March, 2017

Mt Eliza volunteers brave the shave

Mount Eliza Fire Brigade volunteers have braved the shave to help raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation.

 1.12 PM 20 March, 2017

Farewell to CFA's oldest comms officer

Stan Brown joined Yalca & Yielima Fire Brigade in 1940 and was still active as the communications officer until his death last week at 102 years of age. 

 11.25 AM 17 March, 2017

Death of Dimboola stalwart Bill McCann

From humble beginnings, success with running teams and a lifetime of firefighting experience, Bill McCann's achievements were celebrated by Dimboola member Bronwyn Hastings in this CFA News and Media story from 2013. 

 2.34 PM 16 March, 2017

CFA brigades thank local sporting club

For many years the Tooradin & District Sports Club have supported local CFA brigades including Tooradin, Warneet-Blind Bight, Devon Meadows and Clyde just to name a few.

 1.02 PM 16 March, 2017

Gain glimpse of life as CFA female firey

Women considering a career shake-up to become a CFA firefighter will get a chance to experience first-hand what it’s like to take on this varied and rewarding role.

 9.59 AM 16 March, 2017

Find out what firefighting is all about

CFA is running four information sessions across Victoria for people who are considering a CFA firefighting career, to learn more about this diverse role.  

 10.33 AM 15 March, 2017

Arms Out for Alya blood challenge

MFB LFF Kylie Evans (who appeared in a grassfire advertisement and an Australian Survivor contestant) has issued a challenge to all MFB and CFA staff and volunteers to donate blood between 1 February and 30 April 2017.

 11.31 AM 14 March, 2017

Daylesford welcomes the Governor

Daylesford Fire Brigade yesterday had the pleasure of welcoming The Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria and Mr Anthony Howard QC to their station.

 11.39 AM 10 March, 2017

On the ball with fire in her belly

A country girl at heart, CFA volunteer Sarah Last is now tackling her new career as a professional footballer.

 8.24 AM 10 March, 2017

CFA medals stolen from Melton home – can you help?

A CFA volunteer's home in Melton West was burgled on 18 January and a Sunbury brigade Life Membership medal and 25-year firefighter service medal were taken.

 12.17 PM 9 March, 2017

Alison's cycle for change

CFA’s Alison Travill will join other endurance sport enthusiasts channelling their passion for fitness into a good cause as they undertake the Southern Cross Kids Camp Cycle for Change. 

 10.26 AM 9 March, 2017

Helen paves the way for female fireys

As part of International Women’s Day, CFA is celebrating some of its incredible members throughout the week.

 9.19 AM 9 March, 2017

Breakfast brings Cohuna community together

Community members gathered together in Cohuna last Wednesday morning to hear inspirational stories from local leaders in celebration of International Women’s Day and this year’s theme, ‘Be Bold for Change’.

 3.31 PM 8 March, 2017

Profile: Captain Paula Grosveld, Golden Beach

Golden Beach Captain Paula Grosveld described her leadership style as “walking to the side, not to the front. But if I need to, I step it up.

 3.07 PM 8 March, 2017

Emergency services women unite

The vital role of women in emergency services was honoured during a special International Women’s Day event in Richmond today.

 1.44 PM 8 March, 2017