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Brigade’s secret home makeover stuns member

“I'm flabbergasted, touched and absolutely blown away.” In hospital for 20 days now, Paul Little can still scarcely believe that twenty members of his brigade gave up a whole Sunday to to help him and his family with much needed maintenance for the house and garden. 

 4.07 PM 2 August, 2016

District 2 member profile – Jay Gardiner

Next up in our Disitrcit 2 member profiles is BASO Jay Gardiner.

 11.49 AM 1 August, 2016

Cool demeanour saves a life

A Wodonga West member has performed lifesaving CPR on a member of the public at Wodonga plaza last weekend, earning accolades from paramedics and onlookers.

 9.29 AM 28 July, 2016

South Warrandyte firefighters on the move

South Warrandyte Fire Brigade firefighters will start their first shift at a brand new fire station in Park Orchards today (Friday, 22 July).

 4.09 PM 22 July, 2016

From the Chair: Four volunteers appointed to Board

I am pleased to announce four volunteers have now been appointed to CFA’s Board.

 6.15 PM 19 July, 2016

New recruits tour District 8

Eleven of CFA’s newest firefighters toured nine facilities and fire stations across District 8 on Tuesday (12 July). 

 12.42 PM 14 July, 2016

Technical large animal rescue at Macclesfield

Macclesfield Fire brigade recently benefited from a donation from bulk haulage company Kalari, which will go towards buying equipment to increase the brigade’s ability with technical large animal rescue.

 1.11 PM 5 July, 2016

District 02 Member Profile - Leah Walter

Introducing the new District 02 Member Profiles! Each month we will be interviewing different members within the District for inclusion in the District 02 News. First up, Leah Walter! 

 9.01 AM 4 July, 2016

Wyndham Vale Celebrates 5 year anniversary

Wyndham Vale Fire Brigade are celebrating their 5 year anniversary since the formation of the brigade in July 2011. 

 11.16 AM 1 July, 2016

CFA supports students' Koori Dreaming Art project

The doors of Broadford Fire Station are set to come to life thanks to an Indigenous youth art project involving students from Broadford Secondary College.

 11.45 AM 30 June, 2016

Demonstrating volunteer values in East Gippsland

Routine inspections, stopping fuel leaks, taking care of their family and fitting in their ‘day job’ as a carpenter proves all in a day’s work for these CFA volunteers.

 2.19 PM 29 June, 2016

Edithvale CFA hits Barcelona

Edithvale Brigade member Vince Kinna has just competed in the Extreme Barcelona ISA World Championship 2016 (scootering) representing Australia.

 1.42 PM 20 June, 2016

Appointment of new CFA CEO

The Board of the Country Fire Authority has appointed leading Victorian health sector executive Frances Diver as the Chief Executive Officer of the Country Fire Authority.

 7.06 PM 17 June, 2016

Statement from CFA to Staff

Dear Colleagues

 7.04 PM 17 June, 2016

New firefighters hit the ground running

After 19 weeks of intense training in theory and practice, 30 new recruits will today graduate as career firefighters.

 1.26 PM 15 June, 2016

Ouyen’s battery-change champ

This week is Men’s Health Week, a country-wide event aimed at educating, promoting and raising awareness of all things to do with the health and wellbeing of men of all ages. George Strickland is a member safeguarding his own wellbeing while protecting lives and property.

 10.24 AM 14 June, 2016

Thank you from Wye River Fire Brigade

The members of Wye River Fire Brigade want to acknowledge and pass on our sincere thanks to all the CFA brigades that came to our aid to help us fight the devastating Christmas Day fire that threatened to destroy our entire town. 

 11.36 AM 10 June, 2016

CEO Update: support for our dairy farmers

Most of us understand the challenges that come with responding to incidents and emergencies and the impact this can have on our members and their families.

 2.30 PM 19 May, 2016

Faces of CFA: Acting VMO Meaghan Cooper

What are your CFA roles? I’ve been a Planned Burn Resource Coordinator since November 2015 and, since early April, I’ve been the Acting Vegetation Management Officer for districts six and seven. It’s a big opportunity.

 2.22 PM 19 May, 2016

Not farewell but 'see you soon' to Norm Bowen

Peer coordinator Norm Bowen was given a standing ovation last week following a special presentation in his honour, where OM Mark Gilmore spoke of his outstanding contribution to CFA that spans 60 years.

 11.19 AM 19 May, 2016