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Volunteers celebrated at AFL Country Game

CFA volunteers were welcomed for the second year in a row to participate in the AFL Country Game by marching on the MCG in a parade of honour.

4.00 PM 16 May, 2017

Update to staff and volunteers

As many of you would be aware, I recently wrote to the Emergency Services Minister, The Hon. James Merlino MP, following media speculation about changes to Victoria’s fire services.

3.53 PM 16 May, 2017

Changes to R Drive access

CFA members are advised that the current R drive is being replaced by an online EM Drive as the infrastructure supporting the existing drive is reaching the end of its life.

12.10 PM 16 May, 2017

New training site to boost firefighters and Ballan

CFA welcomes the announcement a site for a new training campus in Ballan has been secured, giving firefighters better access to practical training.

2.11 PM 15 May, 2017

Beaconsfield Fire Brigade Awards

The Beaconsfield Fire Brigade held its annual awards dinner on 12 May 2017 with many members recognised for thier service.

10.07 AM 15 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. 

10.48 AM 14 May, 2017

Keeping the home fires burning

Wangaratta Fire Brigade has reached a proud milestone with the awarding of a 60-year service medal to brigade life members Joan Rosser and Elaine Graham. Another four women are also very long-serving brigade auxiliary members.

7.46 AM 14 May, 2017

NVW Photo competition entries

A big thank-you to all the members who participated in the National Volunteer Week photo competition, we appreciate the time and effort taken by everyone. 

1.32 PM 12 May, 2017

Combining street art with community safety

On Wednesday 10 May, Castlemaine Fire Brigade members sprang into action racing their pumper and tanker to the local tattoo parlour. 

12.18 PM 12 May, 2017

Digital volunteering in disaster risk reduction

In recent years, information from community members contributed online has proved highly useful in emergencies. 

7.51 PM 11 May, 2017
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