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Bringing expertise from Canada to CFA

Canadian-based HeartWood Centre for Community Youth Development facilitator Brian Braganza has been engaged by CFA to spend three weeks in September working intensively to enhance CFA’s understanding of effective youth engagement practices and build our capacity to meaningfully engage with younger members.

3.45 PM 25 August, 2017

EMV Pre-season Update 2017-18 now online

This fire season's Pre-season Update is now on our website.

11.39 AM 25 August, 2017

The origins of our peer support program

In 1983, the Ash Wednesday fires engulfed large numbers of coastal, central and eastern regions in Victoria with the tragic loss of 13 firefighters at Upper Beaconsfield. 

10.15 AM 25 August, 2017

CFA Pride funding to bolster inclusion

CFA Pride has been a successful applicant in grant funding from Emergency Management Victoria's Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability (ESVS) grants program.

9.24 AM 25 August, 2017

Two truck collision in Darley

It is all hands on deck this morning as emergency service crews attended a collision between two semi-trailers in Darley.

8.53 AM 25 August, 2017

Death of Mt Taylor's Alan Stuart

Mt Taylor Fire Brigade stalwart Alan Stuart passed away in mid-August.

4.44 PM 24 August, 2017

CEO named in Victoria’s top 50 public sector women

CFA CEO Frances Diver has been named in the prestigious Top 50 Public Sector Women (Victoria) list.

4.32 PM 23 August, 2017

EMR reunion in Hallam

It was a heartfelt reunion at the Hallam Fire Station on Sunday (13 August) when CFA firefighters hosted a BBQ for a patient whose life they helped save back in 2015.

4.19 PM 23 August, 2017

New start for Gapsted Fire Brigade

It’s hard to believe that just two years ago, Gapsted Fire Brigade was experiencing trying times.

1.50 PM 23 August, 2017

Ammonia leak in Cobden

Update 10.07pm: The incident was called under control at 10pm (22 August).

9.37 PM 22 August, 2017
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