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CFA firefighter helps out during WA fire

During October this year, a lightning strike ignited a major grassfire on Ellenbrae Cattle Station in the heart of the Kimberley in Australia’s far north-west. 

 10.55 AM 15 November, 2016

CFA Plan a must read for all

CFA has released its Annual Plan for 2016-17 that outlines its priorities for this period.

 11.28 AM 14 November, 2016

Southern Mallee Group Officer Afford talks risk

Group Officer Doug Afford spoke to Brigade magazine in late October from the top of a hill looking across the undulating cropping country and “a heck of a lot of growth” in his group area. 

 9.43 AM 14 November, 2016

Ride for MND in memory of fellow firey

More than 100 Gippsland locals jumped on their bikes to raise some $7500 for foundation Motor Neurone Disease Victoria last month.

 12.45 PM 11 November, 2016

CO Update – VEOHRC survey closing 18 November

Today I’m encouraging all of you to take part in the Equity and Diversity Review survey, which closes next Friday 18 November.

 12.25 PM 11 November, 2016

Women step up to take the lead

Two women from CFA District 18 have taken the next step in their leadership journey, having recently completed the Business and Professional Women (BPW) Swan Hill ‘Stepping up to Leadership’ program.

 9.23 AM 11 November, 2016

Cape Clear FB Unit Citation Awards

On Wednesday 2 November, members of Cape Clear Fire Brigade accepted an unexpected invitation for lunch at the Cape Clear Hotel. 

 12.11 PM 7 November, 2016

MFB and CFA cricket day a huge success

CFA and MFB challenged each other to a day of cricket last Sunday (30 October), giving past and present firefighters the opportunity to show off their cricketing prowess in two 20/20 cricket matches at Victoria Park, Kew.

 10.30 AM 3 November, 2016

Walk Against Violence

District 02 staff and volunteers will again be joining members of the North West Leadership Team in the annual Bendigo Walks Against Violence on White Ribbon Day, 25th November.

 3.31 PM 2 November, 2016

Women's active role in Winchelsea Fire Brigade

Winchelsea Fire Brigade in District 7 is proud of its diversity.

 7.21 AM 2 November, 2016

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