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Tanker rollover at Minhamite

Early this afternoon a CFA tanker was involved in an incident on the Penshurst-Warrnambool Road in Minhamite.

4.45 PM 3 July, 2017

Repco launches fundraiser for CFA

CFA is pleased to announce a new fundraising partnership with Repco commencing today.

12.15 PM 3 July, 2017

Junior Leader Forum 2017 - Save the Date

To all current Junior Leaders, In an effort to provide networking opportunities and professional development to Junior Leaders, Volunteer Sustainability will host a state-wide Junior Leader forum in September 2017.

12.11 PM 3 July, 2017

Quick thinking saved Steve’s life

For Group Officer Steve Lewis (Dundas Group), who suffered a stroke back in March, his awareness of stroke signs combined with an effective response at Western District Health Service has meant the difference between a full recovery and permanent disability or death. 

11.02 AM 3 July, 2017

Jo paves the way for women in CFA

CFA volunteer Jo Ussing is set to make history on 1 July, becoming the first ever female Group Officer in CFA’s West Region and the only current female to hold this role in Victoria.  

2.41 PM 30 June, 2017

Fire Awareness Awards up for grabs

Applications for the 2017 Fire Awareness Awards are now open for individuals, community groups and organisations to submit innovative projects that help reduce the incidence and impact of fire in Victoria.

10.16 AM 30 June, 2017

Gulpa gaka to Yorta Yorta Woka

Gulpa gaka to Yorta Yorta Woka (Welcome to Yorta Yorta Country) The National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) is a week-long celebration each July recognising the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

9.23 AM 30 June, 2017

Emergency Services Blood Challenge well under way

This year’s Red Cross Emergency Services Blood Challenge is well under way and CFA members are currently holding second place, having made 254 blood donations since the challenge launched on 1June.

4.54 PM 29 June, 2017

2017 Regional Community Engagement Forums

CFA Chief Officer Steve Warrington and SES Chief Officer Operations Trevor White announce the 2017 Regional Community Engagement Forums.  

3.47 PM 29 June, 2017

Innovation in disaster communications

Emergency and disaster communications experts from around Australia gathered in Sydney earlier this month for the 11th annual Emergency Media and Public Affairs (EMPA) Conference.

9.49 AM 29 June, 2017
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