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South East Community Bushfire Connection Program

CFA has been working closely with community members, Forest Fire Management, Parks Victoria, Latrobe City Council and Federation University Australia to develop and deliver the Community Bushfire Connection program within the Latrobe Valley in November 2017.

1.27 PM 19 October, 2017

CFA assists in fighting Northern California fires

Seven CFA firefighters were among a contingent of 33 Victorian emergency management personnel deployed today to assist in managing the devastating fires in Northern California.

4.17 PM 18 October, 2017

Challenge applications extended

Applications for the Challenge 2018 program have been extended to Friday, 3 November. 

4.15 PM 18 October, 2017

CFA committed to a safe environment

As you may be aware, Fairfax is today reporting on the findings of a CFA survey. This relates to an interim report on the results of an internal survey that was carried out among professional, technical and administrative staff in May 2016.

4.32 PM 17 October, 2017

Transcript ABC interview Tuesday, 17 October

Transcript of CFA Chief Executive Officer Frances Diver's radio interview with the ABC’s Jon Faine on Tuesday, 17 October. 

12.25 PM 17 October, 2017

D14 ex-Captains and 1st Lieutenants Dinner

On 2 October, District 14 hosted a Recognition and Appreciation dinner for past Captains and 1st Lieutenants from Integrated Brigades (IBs).

10.12 AM 17 October, 2017

KIAP in Action short film launch

On a chilly Sunday morning in Merrijig participants of the North East Region Community Engagement Forum were the first to see CFA’s new short film, KIAP in Action.

4.41 PM 16 October, 2017

CFA celebrates Rural Women's Day

Yesterday (15 October) was International day of Rural Women, and CFA celebrated this great opportunity by highlighting the achievements of Gippsland volunteer Stephanie Montague.

1.49 PM 16 October, 2017

Training to become a bushfire investigator

On Sunday 15 October 2017, seven CFA members attended the VEMTC Huntly Campus to begin their training as bushfire investigators.

12.08 PM 16 October, 2017

Reduce risks and save time

Want to know how to reduce your risk of having a road accident and improve your work life balance, all from the comfort of your own home or office?

11.25 AM 16 October, 2017
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