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Fire restrictions introduced across the state

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 4 December 2017:

4.15 PM 27 November, 2017

International Day of People with Disability

Sunday 3 December marks the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). A United Nations sanctioned day, IDPwD recognises the journey for people with disability, their contributions and the impact community can have when inclusivity is a major priority.

10.39 AM 27 November, 2017

CFA leading research into fire suppressants

CFA’s bushfire research team is leading an Australian-first research project into the effectiveness of water-enhancing polymer gel technology as a fire suppressant and its ability to help protect the community.

10.12 AM 24 November, 2017

Recruit firefighters Movember campaign

We moustache you to stop what you’re doing and check out these mos!

9.19 AM 24 November, 2017

Bushfire in Gembrook

This afternoon (22 November) firefighters were called to assist with a bushfire at the Bunyip State Park in Gembrook.

5.09 PM 22 November, 2017

Bushfire outlook: November update

Due to drier and warmer than average conditions since autumn 2017, the bushfire seasonal outlook for 2017-18 has been re-examined for southern Australia. 

2.51 PM 22 November, 2017

Calm efforts recognised when the heat is on

It's sometimes said there's a reason for everything we do, even though we might not recognise it at the time.

10.31 AM 22 November, 2017

Fire restrictions in West and North East

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 27 November 2017:

1.31 PM 21 November, 2017

The 12 'Mo-Bros' of Werribee

Werribee Fire Brigade members are never ones to shy away from a challenge and Movember is no different.

4.07 PM 20 November, 2017

Penshurst stormwater diversion works complete

CFA is pleased to announce the stormwater diversion works at the VEMTC Penshurst training campus are now complete.

2.03 PM 20 November, 2017
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