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Latest media releases

Smoking ceremony to protect firefighters

A Smoking Ceremony will be conducted by Wolithiga Elders to protect CFA firefighters during this year’s summer Fire Danger Period.

8.53 AM 8 November, 2017

Rescue on Mt Buffalo

Bright SES Unit and two CFA brigades were called to a rescue on Mount Buffalo on Saturday 4 November.

8.38 AM 8 November, 2017

Removing disaster barriers through policy reform

Building community resilience to natural disasters is a complex challenge that spans many policy areas.

4.04 PM 6 November, 2017

Fire restrictions extended in West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 13 November 2017:

12.25 PM 6 November, 2017

Fire Awareness Awards finalists

This year’s finalists for the Fire Awareness Awards have been announced and we’re proud to have a number of CFA entries among the list.

9.53 AM 6 November, 2017

Bragging boards – community engagement initiatives

The Regional Community Engagement Forums are an opportunity for brigades to enhance their skills and share their knowledge about community engagement practices.

2.26 PM 2 November, 2017

Australasian Police and Emergency Services Games

Registrations are now open for the 17th Australasian Police and Emergency Services (APES) Games to be held in Mandurah, Western Australia in 2018.

3.42 PM 1 November, 2017

Updates from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC

The future of emergency volunteering, news about PhD completions, and a wrap of International Day for Disaster Reduction are in focus in the latest Hazard News from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.

3.31 PM 1 November, 2017

Community bushfire exercise in Omeo

Community members from the high country of Omeo, Cobungra, Bundarrah, Anglers's Rest, Glen Valley, Glen Wills, Cassilis Road, Innisfail, were given the opportunity to take part in the education experience of a CFA " Community Bushfire Exercise" coordinated by the South East Region Community Education team.

2.18 PM 1 November, 2017

Warragul Fire Brigade opens its doors

Warragul Fire Brigade will open its doors to the public on 18 November as part of the 2017 CFA Open Day program.

1.12 PM 31 October, 2017
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