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New project supports rural volunteers

CFA District 2 is partnering with Macedon Ranges Shire Council, City of Greater Bendigo, Women’s Health Loddon Mallee, and AFL Central Victoria to deliver a new project called Rural Challenge. 

 1.22 PM 31 October, 2016

FIRRE shortlisted for Fire Awareness Award

Diamond Creek Fire Brigade’s Fire Insight and Risk Recognition Event (FIRRE) has been shortlisted in this year’s Fire Awareness Awards.

 12.41 PM 31 October, 2016

District 10 kicks goals with major exercise

District 10 held its inaugural major exercise - Exercise Flynn - at the HVP Plantations, Flynns Creek near Rosedale, on Sunday 23rd October. 

 1.03 PM 28 October, 2016

Career firefighter recruitment campaign reopens

From midday Monday 14th November CFA will provide a small window for prospective candidates to apply for the role of Career Firefighter.

 12.51 PM 28 October, 2016

CFA crews 'rescue test' new cars

CFA rescue crews inspected the latest in car safety technology at the Holden Proving Ground at Lang Lang last weekend (15-16 October).  

 9.00 AM 28 October, 2016

District 8 interfaith tour

On Monday 24 October, an interfaith multicultural tour commenced from District 8 Headquarters Dandenong starting with a presentation by Maha Sukkar from the Victorian Police Multicultural Unit on understanding Muslims and Islam in Australia. 

 2.51 PM 27 October, 2016

District 27 meets many milestones

CFA’s District 27 makes up for its small size with an enormous level of complexity. 

 1.10 PM 26 October, 2016

CFA horse lovers volunteer to help at Equitana

As official community partner of EQUITANA Melbourne 2016, the largest equine showcase in the Southern Hemisphere, CFA will focus on helping horse owners prepare and plan for the upcoming bushfire season.

 1.07 PM 21 October, 2016

Oscar 1 at 2016 Victorian Mine Rescue Competition

Oscar 1 Emergency Response Brigade has finished 2nd in the overall Team Competition at the 2016 Victorian Mine Rescue Competition held in Bendigo between 14-16 October.  

 1.27 PM 19 October, 2016

NWR plans for greater gender equity

CFA'S North West Region is taking the lead on gender equity and the prevention of violence against women. 

 10.36 AM 14 October, 2016

CFA supports ride for MND

CFA’s Loch Sport Fire Brigade is calling for Gippsland locals to jump on their bike to help find a cure for motor neurone disease (MND), in memory of a fellow firefighter.

 8.56 AM 10 October, 2016

Loch Sport volunteers donate towards 'dream'

CFA’s Loch Sport Fire Brigade recently donated $2000 towards helping a local teenager with cerebral palsy fulfil a dream.

 7.14 AM 4 October, 2016

CFA Open Days in full swing

CFA Open Days are in full swing with hundreds of fire brigades opening their doors to their local community.

 12.12 PM 29 September, 2016

District 23 Staff Awards Presentation Day

District staff are always prepared and dedicated to serve the community in providing valuable support to our brigades and operational activities including ICC operations.

 2.19 PM 28 September, 2016

Tour de Timor teaches CFA member about heat stress

Taking care of adventurous bike riders in Timor-Leste has shed light on the effects of heat stress for a CFA volunteer. 

 1.47 PM 28 September, 2016

Nar Nar Goon Fire Brigade members say thank you

On Monday 19 September, Nar Nar Goon Fire Brigade members attended the funeral of the captain's wife. 

 10.37 AM 27 September, 2016

District 5's original take on Footy Finals Fever

As AFL players go into battle to claim the coveted Grand Final Cup, CFA is encouraging operational volunteers to check their own battle equipment in the lead-up to the summer season.  

 10.03 AM 26 September, 2016

It's all about the flow

It all began with a word from the captain: a number of us had been selected for a Pilot Advanced Pumps and Hydraulics course. 

 6.37 PM 18 September, 2016

Don’s race to Timor

Don Garlick was only 19 when he survived a burnover while fighting the Warburton Ash Wednesday fire.

 1.06 PM 13 September, 2016

Wangaratta's Mr Smoke Alarm & the 10-year switch

When the Wangaratta Fire Brigade received a 4.30am callout to a faulty smoke alarm going off, it would have been easy enough to turn off the alarm leave the elderly resident to deal with the task of replacing it.  

 9.23 AM 12 September, 2016