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$91,000 for CFA brigades in western Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has announced $91,000 in grants for new equipment and upgrades at CFA brigades in Willaura, Wickliffe, Pomonal and the Westmere Group.

4.03 PM 28 June, 2017

Extra space at Geelong for new recruits

Renovations at Geelong City Fire Station are complete, with three extra bedrooms and improved office facilities, preparing the station for new recruits. 

3.22 PM 28 June, 2017

Smoke alarm saves family in Swan Hill

At 2.50am today (28 June) CFA crews were called to a house fire on Holloway Grove in Swan Hill.

1.23 PM 28 June, 2017

Faces of CFA: Tom Borjanov

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.

9.42 AM 28 June, 2017

Working smoke alarm alerts family to bedroom fire

A working smoke alarm has ensured that a lucky Christmas Hills family were able to escape from a house fire overnight on Sunday (25 June).

8.40 AM 28 June, 2017

World Police Fire Games 2017 - dragon boat race

Are you interested in competing in the World Police Fire Games in Los Angeles this year?

4.12 PM 27 June, 2017

From the CO - Fire services reform update

The state government’s legislation to support the implementation of reform of Victoria's fire services was passed by the Legislative Assembly on 8 June 2017.

3.51 PM 27 June, 2017

Thirty new career firefighters join the ranks

After 19 weeks of intense training including theory and practice, 30 new recruits graduated on Monday 26 June as full-time career firefighters.

10.56 AM 27 June, 2017

Tools to enhance team performance

Effective teamwork is vital when managing emergencies. 

5.38 PM 26 June, 2017

Update from Steve Smith ACO Inclusion & Fairness

A month into my role as Assistant Chief Officer - Inclusion and Fairness, I’ve been pleasantly surprised in discovering all the work being done across regions and the membership which fits into our larger purpose, to be an inclusive CFA.

1.58 PM 26 June, 2017
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