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Training in the tropics

On 16 May, District Mechanical Officer Glenn Mumford and Scoresby brigade member Jim Read arrived at the South Pacific country of Tuvalu for a 10-day deployment to educate the police department, fire service and local volunteers about fire safety and equipment maintenance.

9.40 AM 7 July, 2017

Learning a 50,000 year old tradition

For over 50,000 years, Australia’s Indigenous communities have managed country by using traditional burning methods. They created a system that was sustainable and suited the Australian landscape.

8.31 AM 7 July, 2017

National priorities for natural hazards research

A set of priorities for national research into natural hazards in Australia has been launched by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Driving Change Showcase 2017 in Adelaide.

5.20 PM 6 July, 2017

Racy red drink bottles for our Juniors

New environmentally friendly drink bottles now available for CFA Juniors!

4.31 PM 6 July, 2017

Learning to burn in the far west

On the weekend of 16-17 June District 17 hosted its first ever burn camp.

4.15 PM 6 July, 2017

CFA flies flag with pride

During NAIDOC Week celebrations, CFA is proud to announce that the Aboriginal flag will be flown permanently at headquarters, regional offices and large fire stations throughout Victoria.

11.01 AM 5 July, 2017

D27 Mens Health Night

On the evening of Wednesday June 28th, 2017, we ran a “Men’s HealthNight” at District 27 HQ in Morwell. 

3.46 PM 4 July, 2017

Indigenous cool burn a revelation

Vegetation Management Officer Phil Hawkey describes himself as “on a journey” as he increases his knowledge of Aboriginal traditional burning.

12.42 PM 4 July, 2017

Bulla Fire Brigade- 30th Anniversary Dinner

On Saturday, June 24 Bulla Fire Brigade held their Annual Dinner at the Calabria Club in Bulla, which also coincided with their 30th Anniversary of forming.

9.15 AM 4 July, 2017

Cookies commemorate hard work of CFA in Yea

Yea was one of the many communities devastated by the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires.

9.14 PM 3 July, 2017
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