News & Media


CFA a second home for Daniel

Daniel Neilson is a revelation for the Chiltern Junior Fire Brigade.

 11.51 AM 7 March, 2016

We are FEM

We would like to introduce our team – Fire Equipment Maintenance (FEM). 

 1.05 PM 4 March, 2016

Welcome Assistant Chief Officer Gavin Thompson

On behalf of District 2, I would like to welcome ACO Gavin Thompson to North West Region.

 10.53 AM 12 February, 2016

Changes to the District 2 team

In October 2015 CFA commenced the transition to a new region and district structure aimed at enhancing the level of support we provide to our front line people.

 10.36 AM 12 February, 2016

Breathing life into bright ideas

Ever had a great idea that could make a big difference to CFA and the emergency services sector?

 3.11 PM 4 February, 2016

Eulogy for Werribee's Alan Kendall

The following eulogy to celebrate the life of longtime Werribee Fire Brigade member Alan Kendall was delivered by Captain Michael Wells. The funeral was held at Werribee Fire Station in November 2015

 12.52 PM 29 January, 2016

On the road with the Chief Officer

A visit to District 24 last week by Chief Officer Joe Buffone ended with an unexpected close-up view of brigades at work, courtesy of a fast-moving grassfire south of Wodonga.

 3.04 PM 19 January, 2016

How should junior service be recognised?

CFA and Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria (VFBV) are seeking your thoughts on whether time spent as a junior volunteer should count towards CFA service awards.

 1.59 PM 13 January, 2016

New Assistant Chief for North West

CFA’s North West Region has welcomed a new Assistant Chief Officer with Gavin Thompson starting in the role today (Monday). 

 8.57 AM 11 January, 2016

Fire investigators kept busy attending scenes

CFA fire investigators have been busy across the state attending over 250 fire scenes between 1 October and 31 December 2015. This is a 25.25 per cent increase in the number of scenes attended by fire investigators compared to the same time last year.

 1.18 PM 4 January, 2016

Christmas message from the CEO and Chief Officer

By Lucinda Nolan and Joe Buffone 

 3.02 PM 22 December, 2015

Fiskville Inquiry hearing - 21 December

The Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into CFA’s former Fiskville Training College will hold another public hearing on 21 December.

 1.53 PM 18 December, 2015

CFA and MFB firefighter exchange program continues

Firefighters from the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) and CFA have again swapped places to enhance interoperability between the two organisations.  

 4.58 PM 17 December, 2015

Volunteers looking after their own

Sal remembers the first stages of the Kilmore-Mickleham fire well. Told to plan for about 50 to 100 meals, instinct and experience told her to expect more. That night they fed 800 people.

 1.31 PM 14 December, 2015

Asylum seekers’ childhood dreams come true

From an early age, Noble Park volunteer firefighters Aida Pahang and husband Abbas Abdallahi wanted to help their community. 

 12.52 PM 14 December, 2015

Last chance to have your say

Time is running out to have your say in the 2015 Wellbeing Research Survey.

 9.44 AM 14 December, 2015

Wayne honoured for his service

Tyabb brigade member Wayne Etcell has received Victoria’s highest accolade for volunteers, the Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Award.

 1.51 PM 7 December, 2015

International Volunteer Day

Tomorrow is International Volunteer Day.  We want to say thank you for giving your time and energy to supporting your communities.

 1.53 PM 4 December, 2015

Great day at Darley

Having been fortunate enough to gain a scholarship to participate in the 2014 Certificate IV in Frontline Management, how good was it to have our graduation at Darley in Seymour?

 10.29 AM 3 December, 2015