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Pat inspires women in rural Victoria

As a farmer in rural Victoria and a CFA volunteer, Pat Bigham has been caring for the land and helping others for a number of years which is what International Day of Rural Women is all about.

6.24 PM 15 October, 2017

Funding boost for CFA

Today the Victorian Government announced significant funding to enable CFA to continue its vital work and deliver better training, support and equipment for staff and volunteers across Victoria.

3.34 PM 13 October, 2017

Tana Wilson - CFA Peer Support

This week CFA celebrates Seniors Week by recognising the important role that seniors play in the community.  

10.16 AM 13 October, 2017

Wellbeing apps

The use of mobile and computer apps which aid in mental health promotion, awareness and support is growing exponentially as mental health professionals and organisations increasingly realise the usefulness of this popular technology as a tool to enhance wellbeing.

9.23 AM 13 October, 2017

Steps to having a mental health conversation

There are moments when it can feel as though talking to someone about their feelings can seem hard. But keeping silent could make it even worse for yourself and others. You don’t have to go through this alone, support from friends, colleagues, family or a health professional can help.

5.08 PM 12 October, 2017

Funding boost for Kyneton CFA firefighters

CFA brigades in Kyneton and surrounding areas have received a $110,000 funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government to help them protect local communities.

3.58 PM 12 October, 2017

District 12 acknowledges the Taungurung community

On 5 October, District 12 held an event to acknowledge and build relationships with the Taungurung community by renaming its two meeting rooms with Wurrung language words. 

10.54 AM 12 October, 2017

Stress management and self care

Following on from our previous posts for Mental Health Week, today we would like to share some techniques around stress management and the importance of self-care.

3.12 PM 11 October, 2017

High angle rescue in Greensborough

At 10.25am yesterday (10 October) CFA crews were called to Ballandry Court in Greensborough to assist with a high angle rescue.

11.18 AM 11 October, 2017

Chief Officer awarded CFA’s Life Membership Medal

Chief Officer Steve Warrington has been recognised for his service to the Country Fire Authority, awarded a CFA Life Membership Medal for his contribution and dedication to the organisation. 

6.00 PM 10 October, 2017
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