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Captain Koala is looking for love

CFA’s Captain Koala braved the big smoke looking for love this Valentine’s Day.

 11.45 AM 14 February, 2017

Tennis, treats and a big thank you

Delicious nibbles, drinks and a bird’s eye view of Venus Williams and Andy Murray were just a few of the perks that ten CFA members and their partners were treated to at this year’s Australian Open.  

 2.07 PM 10 February, 2017

Harcourt captain receives a local Australia Award

We all know that Mount Alexander catchment is full of great brigade members doing marvellous things, but now some of them have the awards to prove it.

 11.17 AM 8 February, 2017

See it first on CFA Members

Ever find yourself wondering what the other brigades are up to?

 10.42 AM 1 February, 2017

CO Update – Response boundaries, Pride March

Today I’d like to chat with you about two topics: response boundaries, and CFA’s involvement in the Pride March in St Kilda this weekend. 

 11.06 AM 23 January, 2017

Faces of CFA

What binds CFA's staff and volunteers is the common goal to protect lives and property, but you’re a diverse bunch of men and women, young, old and in-between.

 2.11 PM 16 January, 2017

Always CFA

Respected throughout the Victorian firefighting family, Chief Officer Steve Warrington presents in an authoritative and knowledgeable manner.

 9.37 AM 10 January, 2017

CFA Mount Martha family on film

It started with a university project but turned into a film that has inspired a community.

 9.33 AM 10 January, 2017

Kevin Atteridge – Outstanding Service Medal

Kevin Atteridge is an energetic, passionate man, heavily involved in his local community.

 9.47 AM 29 December, 2016

Merry Christmas from the Chief Officer

It’s about to be Christmas and New Year’s, so I hope you all have a great break over the next week and spend time with your families.

 12.15 PM 22 December, 2016

CFA brigades test foam at coal mine

Two CFA brigades recently tried out the first compressed air foam equipment for CFA, in a training exercise at Loy Yang Coal Mine in the Latrobe Valley.

 9.42 AM 22 December, 2016

Final firefighters graduate for 2016

Almost half of the recruits who graduated as CFA’s newest career firefighters on Friday (16 December) were already dedicated volunteers.

 9.58 AM 19 December, 2016

New and improved CFA Pix

CFA's official image gallery CFA Pix has undergone a major upgrade to refresh the interface and make it easier to use for all our subscribers.

 11.18 AM 7 December, 2016

CFA says thank you on International Volunteer Day

Today (5 December) is International Volunteer Day, a day where we join the global community in recognising and thanking our hard working volunteers.

 1.42 PM 5 December, 2016

All along the watchtower

Spend an hour with North Warrandyte’s Sharon Sproule-Carroll and you’ll see why her three sons – new CFA recruits Kieran (23), Riley (21) and Tyson (18) – are so well prepared for brigade life.

 3.42 PM 29 November, 2016

Equity & Diversity Review extended to 18 December

The data collection phase of the Independent Equity and Diversity Review into CFA and MFB has been extended.  

 12.11 PM 22 November, 2016

CO Update – Stand up against domestic violence

This Friday (25 November) is White Ribbon Day and I would like to reinforce some really important messages around the issue of domestic violence. 

 11.59 AM 21 November, 2016

CO Update – Kick starting two way communication

I’m keen to provide these updates on a much more regular basis, and I’d like to kick start a process of two way communication.

 12.07 PM 18 November, 2016

CFA firefighter helps out during WA fire

During October this year, a lightning strike ignited a major grassfire on Ellenbrae Cattle Station in the heart of the Kimberley in Australia’s far north-west. 

 11.55 AM 15 November, 2016

CFA Plan a must read for all

CFA has released its Annual Plan for 2016-17 that outlines its priorities for this period.

 12.28 PM 14 November, 2016