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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.

 2.52 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. 

 2.51 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.

 12.32 PM 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.

 2.57 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. 

 12.29 PM 19 May, 2017

Mum's the word

In honour of all our fantastic CFA mums, we would like to share a story about mum and grandmother Robyn Morley through the eyes of her kids. 

 11.48 AM 14 May, 2017

Celebrations for volunteer fireys run hot

The contribution and commitment of CFA volunteers will be celebrated this week as part of National Volunteer Week (8-14 May).

 1.07 PM 8 May, 2017

Faces of CFA: Ken Calder

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.

 1.02 PM 3 May, 2017

CFA volunteers recognised at 2017 Inspire Awards

CFA volunteers were recognised for their hard work on Wednesday 26 April at the Inspire Awards.

 4.48 PM 27 April, 2017

Nominations open for MCG Parade of Honour

As part of National Volunteer Week, CFA is offering its volunteers the opportunity to be part of the AFL Country Game pre-match celebrations at the MCG.

 5.33 PM 19 April, 2017

Jimmy’s Good Friday Appeal journey

CFA life member Jimmy Rankin is as passionate as they come when it comes to the Good Friday Appeal, and has more than 50 years of service to the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Appeal.

 9.01 AM 15 April, 2017

CFA raises $1.7m for GFA

CFA members have raised and collected more than $1.7 million for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

 8.58 AM 15 April, 2017

CFA members rescue puppy from house fire

Quick thinking CFA members have come to the rescue of a puppy while attending a house fire in Leongatha on Saturday, March 18.

 4.43 PM 23 March, 2017

Academic research set to inspire change at CFA

Diversity and inclusion research will contribute to organisational development at CFA. 

 9.50 AM 22 March, 2017

CFA members help save life of Shepparton man

CFA members helped save the life of a Shepparton man following a serious assault outside his home on Thursday, 18 June 2015. 

 4.29 PM 21 March, 2017

Our multicultural liaison officer keeps the faith

CFA’s first multicultural liaison officer/multicultural presenter Nada El-Masri was appointed to her role in May 2016.

 11.39 AM 21 March, 2017

Mt Eliza volunteers brave the shave

Mount Eliza Fire Brigade volunteers have braved the shave to help raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation.

 1.12 PM 20 March, 2017

Farewell to CFA's oldest comms officer

Stan Brown joined Yalca & Yielima Fire Brigade in 1940 and was still active as the communications officer until his death last week at 102 years of age. 

 11.25 AM 17 March, 2017

Death of Dimboola stalwart Bill McCann

From humble beginnings, success with running teams and a lifetime of firefighting experience, Bill McCann's achievements were celebrated by Dimboola member Bronwyn Hastings in this CFA News and Media story from 2013. 

 2.34 PM 16 March, 2017

CFA brigades thank local sporting club

For many years the Tooradin & District Sports Club have supported local CFA brigades including Tooradin, Warneet-Blind Bight, Devon Meadows and Clyde just to name a few.

 1.02 PM 16 March, 2017