News & Media

Fire restrictions finishing

The Fire Danger Period will finish for the following municipalities from 1am on Monday, 3 April 2017:

10.44 AM 28 March, 2017

Our youngest peer talks wellbeing

At only 26 years of age, Tim Rogers is already a veteran peer. Now in his sixth year, he is also the District 15 Deputy Peer Coordinator.

9.57 PM 27 March, 2017

Fun Run for the Kids on 9 April

CFA will this year be entering a team in the Run for the Kids event on Sunday 9 April.

9.38 AM 27 March, 2017

CFA Board communique

The CFA Board led its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, 22 March 2017.  

11.01 AM 27 March, 2017

Chirnside Park and MFB 26 working together.

Chirnside Park Fire Brigade visited MFB 26 (Croydon) Fire Station, C Platoon for its weekly Brigade training session on Wednesday 22/03/17.

10.38 AM 24 March, 2017

Training on the analysis of fire scene evidence

CFA Fire Investigators had the opportunity to attend the latest Victorian Association of Fire Investigators (VAFI) training session which was held on Wednesday 22 March 2017.

6.17 AM 24 March, 2017

CFA members rescue puppy from house fire

Quick thinking CFA members have come to the rescue of a puppy while attending a house fire in Leongatha on Saturday, March 18.

4.43 PM 23 March, 2017

Engaging CALD communities

What is CALD? CALD stands for cultural and linguistic diversity and refers to people who identify as having a specific cultural or linguistic connection. The connection may be due to a person’s place of birth, ancestry, ethnic origin, religious beliefs or language(s) spoken at home. This includes people who identify as part of the deaf community.

4.07 PM 23 March, 2017

Hazard News March from the CRC

New research, Research Driving Change Showcase and research utilisation case studies head the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC's Hazard News for March.

3.11 PM 23 March, 2017

Dandenong 2017 Harmony Festival

Once again Springvale Neighbourhood House held a 2017 Harmony Festival in Harmony Square, Dandenong on Wednesday 22 March in partnership with Monash Health, Victoria Police, Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre, South East Links and the Australian Government Department of Human Services.

2.28 PM 23 March, 2017

Factory destroyed in Rowville blaze

Firefighters battled a large factory fire containing air conditioner units in Rowville early this morning (23 March).

10.59 AM 23 March, 2017

The importance of CFA's emergency medical response

CFA brigades trained to administer emergency medical response (EMR) co-respond with Ambulance Victoria (AV) to a select group of Priority Triple Zero calls, best summarised as ‘not conscious, not breathing or breathing uncertain’.

10.52 AM 23 March, 2017

New CRC science set to dazzle

An exciting new direction of natural hazards research in Australia is set to begin, with seven new Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC projects beginning in July. 

5.41 PM 22 March, 2017

CFA 2017 Memorial Service

CFA will honour those members who have lost their lives in the line of duty at our Annual Memorial Service which is being held on Sunday 7 May 2017. 

5.23 PM 22 March, 2017

Mansfield Group opens its doors to the community

CFA District 23 Mansfield Group is opening its doors and inviting the community to join group memberrs for an information evening which includes a presentation from some successful CFA women.

3.23 PM 22 March, 2017

Recognising our volunteers - Molesworth Brigade

More than 90 people attended the luncheon at which 19 brigade members were presented with National Emergency Medals and 36 members received CFA Service Awards with a combined total of volunteer service of 990 years.

1.03 PM 22 March, 2017

Up in smoke

Rick had just finished putting away the grubby brushes and rags, just as he had done the previous day, then closed the old shed doors.

12.41 PM 22 March, 2017

Faces of CFA: Bruce Ray

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.

11.23 AM 22 March, 2017

Academic research set to inspire change at CFA

Diversity and inclusion research will contribute to organisational development at CFA. 

9.50 AM 22 March, 2017

The sound of rescue

Wildfire Instructor Tony Scicluna’s office in District 12’s Seymour HQ is much like any other.

10.26 AM 21 March, 2017
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