News & Media

121 vols to celebrate at Werribee

In honour of National Volunteer Week we are taking a look at some of our outstanding members and brigades.

1.48 PM 11 May, 2017

Fire notice issued for tyre stockpile in Stawell

CFA has today issued a Fire Prevention Notice to the owner of a tyre stockpile in Stawell, Used Tyre Recycling Corporation Pty Ltd (UTRC).

9.42 AM 11 May, 2017

Volunteers getting the message out

Finding new ways of getting the fire safety message out to the community is a constant challenge for CFA. 

9.13 AM 11 May, 2017

Donna and Helen always helping others

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we are recognising a few of our outstanding volunteers who go above and beyond for their home towns.

3.16 PM 10 May, 2017

Member login simplified

CFA is in the process of simplifying the member login process for our various online sites.

11.41 AM 10 May, 2017

Faces of CFA: Rob Waters

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.

6.55 AM 10 May, 2017

Chimney fire training

For training, the lack of chimney fires creates a new problem: How do you teach newer members how to deal with them if they don't get a chance do it in real life?

4.50 PM 9 May, 2017

Volunteering – it’s a family thing

Meet Sally Woods: wife, mother, grandmother and volunteer firefighter with Yarram Brigade.

3.30 PM 9 May, 2017

Volunteering in their blood, footy in their hearts

In celebration of National Volunteer Week we are recognising a few of our outstanding volunteers who always go above and beyond for their home town.

2.34 PM 9 May, 2017

Why I volunteer with CFA?

“I volunteer for CFA because I get to build great friendships with other likeminded people in and around my community. They are happy just to be someone that cares and helps out when others need assistance.” Lieutenant Martin Pelly, Bulla Fire Brigade.

2.03 PM 9 May, 2017

Recognising our specialist responders

National Volunteer Week is underway and, in recognition of our very important members, we focus on the specialist roles brigades perform in addition to traditional firefighting. 

12.40 PM 9 May, 2017

Winning entry NVW photo competition

Congratulations to all our talented shutterbugs who entered our inaugural National Volunteer Week Photo Competition.

4.22 PM 8 May, 2017

Celebrations for volunteer fireys run hot

The contribution and commitment of CFA volunteers will be celebrated this week as part of National Volunteer Week (8-14 May).

12.07 PM 8 May, 2017

Celebrating CFA's quiet achievers!

In celebration of Volunteer Week, we recognise some of CFA’s quiet achievers, also known as our Headquarters brigades. 

11.51 AM 8 May, 2017

Graeme and Ruth dedicated to Mandurang

In celebration of National Volunteer Week we are recognising a few of our outstanding volunteers who always go above and beyond for their home town.

10.36 AM 8 May, 2017

Product recall extended for Moretti oil heaters

The previous National Product Safety Recall issued in April 2017 involving the Moretti brand oil column heater has now been extended to include all Moretti and Click brand oil column heaters.  The recalled heaters were sold nationally by Bunnings from 1 January 2017 to April 2017.

8.46 AM 8 May, 2017

State Control Centre Tours - Register Now

As part of National Volunteer Week, CFA is giving volunteers the opportunity to take a tour and see what happens behind the scenes at the State Control Centre (SCC).

3.34 PM 5 May, 2017

Brigades support crucial burn for Lorne community

Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMVic) and CFA crews have again carried out crucial fuel reduction work together at a planned burn on the outskirts of Lorne.

12.41 PM 5 May, 2017

Hall fire in Corio

Early this morning CFA crews were called to a hall fire in Corio.

9.27 AM 5 May, 2017

Landfill blaze in Kilmany

CFA firefighters were called to an early morning fire at the Kilmany Landfill today, 4 May. 

9.55 AM 4 May, 2017
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