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Triple response from Wyatt

For Port Albert Second Lieutenant and Junior Leader Wyatt Kilgower, the love of volunteering has generated yet more volunteering. 

 9.30 AM 31 August, 2017

Female CFA duo recognised with top awards

More than 150 guests attended the annual Epping Fire Brigade dinner and awards night on Friday, 11 August which recognised the ongoing contributions made by brigade members.

 9.26 AM 29 August, 2017

All for one at Malmsbury

When the Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre (YJC) opened a high security unit in 2015 with 45 beds for men aged 18 to 21 years, the number of annual turnouts for Malmsbury dramatically increased from an average of 50 to about 160. 

 8.26 AM 29 August, 2017

At 92, Bob’s still pitching in with CFA

Bob Adams has been a member of CFA for almost 80 years, fighting his first fire at just 14 years old.

 12.50 PM 28 August, 2017

Faces of CFA: Nicholas Watt

What binds CFA members is the common goal to protect lives and property, but you’re a diverse bunch. Every member has a story and Faces of CFA introduces you to just some of those stories.

 10.11 AM 16 August, 2017

Urban competition hose giveaway

Is your brigade interested in running but don't have the equipment you need? We want to help!

 1.28 PM 3 August, 2017

Horsham firey educates local kids

Horsham volunteer Bernie Hadfield not only loves his role as a CFA firey but he’s also passionate about educating local kids about fire safety.

 9.49 AM 3 August, 2017

SAFE program a hit with school children

The popular SAFE (Safety Awareness Field Education) multi-agency program has been running in Victoria’s North West region since 2004, delivering safety education sessions to children in grades 3 and 4. 

 9.39 AM 27 July, 2017

Portland video aims to attract more staff

Our career firefighters who are looking for a tree or sea change can get the best of both worlds if they transfer to little-known Portland Fire Station.  

 9.51 AM 24 July, 2017

Farm safety a serious matter for two CFA members

CFA is just one of the many things that Baddaginnie members and good mates Rod Cook and Phil Rees have in common.

 9.47 AM 24 July, 2017

Jack of all trades

A single salute from Jack Sullivan marked the end of CFA stand-alone recruit training as CFA and MFB recruits transition into integrated training in the future.

 9.20 AM 13 July, 2017

New Operations Manager for District 9

Simon Bloink is District 9’s new Operations Manager.

 2.56 PM 11 July, 2017

Gulpa gaka to Yorta Yorta Woka

Gulpa gaka to Yorta Yorta Woka (Welcome to Yorta Yorta Country) The National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) is a week-long celebration each July recognising the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

 9.23 AM 30 June, 2017

Kindling a CFA love

Burning love for two CFA volunteers Eva and Daniel Banks.

 9.20 AM 21 June, 2017

CFA and SES joint cultural awareness sessions

CFA and SES facilitators will work hand in hand to deliver a number of cultural awareness sessions to brigades and units right across the state.

 9.35 AM 20 June, 2017

My CFA family – one man’s journey from Iraq to CFA

A few regular school visits from the local fire brigade inspired a young Baker Dawas to join CFA to give back to his community.

 1.52 PM 16 June, 2017

Faces of CFA: Greg Parker

As part of Men's Health Week, we feature Smythesdale Fire Brigade's Greg Parker who coordinates their rehab unit, one of 14 in Victoria. 

 1.51 PM 15 June, 2017

Faces of CFA: Wendy Pearce

What binds CFA members is the common goal to protect lives and property, but you’re a diverse bunch. Every member has a story and Faces of CFA introduces you to just some of those stories.

 11.32 AM 7 June, 2017

CFA volunteer warns of fungus in firewood

Glenaladale CFA volunteer John Hine was faced with a battle last year, one he never saw coming. This time last year John was cutting up the annual supply of Redgum wood on his farm in Woodglen. John had no idea he was inhaling a small fungus that lives in some timbers.

 1.57 PM 31 May, 2017

Message from Chair – Friday 19 May

This morning the Premier announced a significant reform to the way that fire services are delivered in Victoria. 

 11.29 AM 19 May, 2017