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Learning through case studies

Each issue of Brigade magazine contains a ‘Learning from experience’ section which includes case studies of major incidents researched by Fire & Emergency Management.

3.41 PM 13 July, 2017

Wonthaggi doughnut van fundraiser

The Wonthaggi doughnut van was set up by Wonthaggi Fire brigade to raise money for the brigade by selling doughnuts to the local community.

9.34 AM 13 July, 2017

Jack of all trades

A single salute from Jack Sullivan marked the end of CFA stand-alone recruit training as CFA and MFB recruits transition into integrated training in the future.

9.20 AM 13 July, 2017

Team leader training for fire investigators

During the week of Monday 26 June to Friday 30 June 2017, 12 experienced CFA fire investigators attended the Fire Investigation Team Leader course held in Shepparton.

7.42 AM 13 July, 2017

Faces of CFA: Maddison Spiteri

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.

11.22 AM 12 July, 2017

Kyneton: major structure fire exercise

Kyneton, Carlsruhe and Malmsbury fire brigades responded to reports of smoke issuing from the recently-closed Turners Hardware store with 'reported persons trapped'.

8.37 PM 11 July, 2017

New Operations Manager for District 9

Simon Bloink is District 9’s new Operations Manager.

2.56 PM 11 July, 2017

The real Kaptain Koala calls time

Keith Harms was a nurse at north-east Victoria’s haunted Mayday Hills lunatic asylum, before joining Beechworth Rural Fire Brigade in 1971.

2.00 PM 10 July, 2017

End of era as CFA recruits graduate

Today, Saturday 8 July, marks the end of an era with CFA’s final 30 recruit firefighters graduating at a ceremony at Victorian Emergency Management Training Campus in Craigieburn.

10.37 AM 9 July, 2017

Fiskville decommissioning works to begin

Following the closure of CFA’s Fiskville Training Campus in 2015, CFA is set to start the decommissioning works within two weeks.

10.14 AM 7 July, 2017
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