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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

Yackandandah balances experience and youth

The January meeting of Yackandandah Fire Brigade saw one of its longest-serving members presented with a 50-year service medal by District 24 Operations Manager Paul King.

 11.13 AM 13 January, 2017

Portland gains new firefighters

CFA’s Portland Fire Station has enhanced its capacity to protect the community, with the addition of five new career firefighters rostered on a day shift.

 3.01 PM 10 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

Brigade gains new trailer through grant

Cosgrove & Pine Lodge Fire Brigade will soon be more versatile when attending incidents thanks to a new trailer-mounted quick-fill pump. 

 3.24 PM 28 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

Firefighting feels like home

Firefighter recruit Rachelle Poustie is one of the newest members of the CFA family, however she already feels right at home.

 11.24 AM 20 December, 2016

The Basin's flashy Christmas show

CFA’s The Basin Fire Brigade are well and truly embracing the Christmas spirit, creating a festive film featuring flashy fire trucks, which has been viewed more than 300,000 times.

 3.17 PM 19 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

Firefighter shares US coal mine lessons locally

The Latrobe Valley’s vision to transform closed coal mines into lakes has become reality in some areas of the US, CFA’s Gavin Parker has discovered on a research trip.

 12.52 PM 15 December, 2016

Christmas comes early for dairy communities

Boronia Fire Brigade staff, volunteers and auxiliary members will drive in a convoy to Beechworth Fire Station in the state’s north to help people affected by the dairy crisis.

 3.25 PM 14 December, 2016

CFA apprentice wins youth leadership award

CFA apprentice William Maynard leads by example in his quest to change the lives of young Indigenous men in his home town of Bairnsdale, East Gippsland. 

 12.05 PM 14 December, 2016

Vale Mary Marks

On July 26 2016, the North West Region Community Education Group lost one of its valued and very dedicated members Mary Marks.

 4.46 PM 12 December, 2016

District 2 profile - Acting OO Hugh Kelly

Acting Operations Officer – City of Greater Bendigo Council Catchment and SeniorStation Officer – Bendigo Fire Station.

 4.37 PM 12 December, 2016

Newstead Open Day

Someone at Newstead Fire Brigade must have high connections as the gods certainly turned on some great weather for the brigade’s Open Day held last Sunday 27th November 2016.

 4.01 PM 12 December, 2016

Shane to the rescue

You’d think Shane Scoble was just a mild-mannered Group Officer from Strathloddon Group, but he’s a whole lot more. He’s a bona fide hero!

 3.57 PM 12 December, 2016