News & Media

Faces of CFA: David Hoskin

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.

8.19 AM 8 March, 2017

D24’s Women’s Reference Group #BeBoldForChange

International Women’s Day is a fantastic opportunity to tell you a little about a group of women here in District 24 who are a great example of how to #BeBoldForChange ……

10.54 AM 7 March, 2017

Safer together at work in Lorne community

As Forest Fire Management Victoria’s (FFMVic) planned fuel reduction burning program begins, CFA’s Property Advice Visit Service (PAVS) teams have been out around Lorne supporting them.

10.40 AM 7 March, 2017

Clonbinane brigade makes a clean spur

Clonbinane Fire Brigade in conjunction with Sunday Creek Dry Creek Landcare Group took on eight kilometres of Spur Road, Clonbinane, in the Clean Up Australia Day event. 

4.56 PM 6 March, 2017

Pat helps drive support program

One of CFA’s first female volunteer members in her area, Pat Bigham is an inspiring woman who has dedicated her career to helping others and serving her community.

3.52 PM 6 March, 2017

A new face for District 2

Name: Tim Wells (and son of well-known Axe Creek & volunteer driving instructor John Wells) Position:  Acting Operations Officer How long have you been with the CFA?   27 years What do you enjoy most about being part of the CFA?   The people and the teamwork What is your favourite movie?   Burn After Reading Where did you go on you last holiday?   Istanbul to Paris by bicycle! Who do you follow in the AFL/NRL?   Hawthorn… but I seem to be one of the only people within CFA that doesn’t really follow the footy What’s one of the items on your Bucket List?   Visit Ningaloo Reef, West Australia

2.07 PM 6 March, 2017

Acheron’s first female firey

As part of International Women’s Day, CFA is celebrating some of its incredible members throughout the week.

2.00 PM 6 March, 2017

Blaze destroys factory in Corio

On Tuesday evening (28 February) CFA crews were called to a fire which destroyed a factory in Corio.

11.11 AM 2 March, 2017

Good Friday Appeal 2017

The Good Friday Appeal for 2017 was officially launched today at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

2.31 PM 3 March, 2017

CFA and MFB fireys switch stations

Firefighters from CFA and MFB will be swapping helmets today to mark the start of their 12-month secondment program. 

1.28 PM 3 March, 2017

Works underway at Wattle Glen

A sod-turning ceremony on Wednesday, 1 March, has marked the start of construction on the Wattle Glen Fire Station extension.

11.33 AM 2 March, 2017

Inspirational women share their stories

The annual ICMI Women in Leadership showcase returned to Melbourne this year and certainly didn't disappoint, with all four highly-regarded speakers sharing their informative - and at times, emotional - stories with the captive audience.

2.57 PM 1 March, 2017

International Women’s Day Wednesday 8 March

As Chief Officer I take seriously the need for CFA to be an inclusive organisation.  We all have a role in supporting diversity and ensuring our organisation is a safe and welcoming environment for women.

12.02 PM 1 March, 2017

Heywood Wood, Wine & Roses Festival

“Safer Together” was definitely the theme at this year’s Heywood Wood Wine & Roses Festival.

11.28 AM 1 March, 2017

Australia Day Parade 2017

Once again, CFA and Coastguard Staff and Volunteers participated in the Australia Day Parade which was held on Thursday 26 January 2017 along Swanston Street and culminating at the Domain Gardens, just off of St Kilda Road.

10.56 AM 1 March, 2017

Faces of CFA: Hayden Allen

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.

8.29 AM 1 March, 2017

Ammonia leak in Chelsea Heights dairy

CFA crews are preparing for a long night as they manage a hazmat incident in Chelsea Heights that resulted in the closure of two major roads.

8.08 PM 28 February, 2017

Dandenong South factory fire

Firefighters battled a large fire at a car recycling plant in Dandenong South this afternoon (28 February).

3.57 PM 28 February, 2017

Shed fire in Mambourin

Dark clouds of smoke covered the sky around Little River yesterday (27 February) as CFA crews battled a large shed fire. 

2.10 PM 28 February, 2017

Help for Dairy success

Brucknell/Ayrford brigade located in District 6 was asked to be part of the ‘Help for Dairy’ initiative. 

12.55 PM 28 February, 2017
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