News & Media

Update from the Chief Officer

A week after the State Government's announcement of its fire services reform and with the process of face to face discussions with volunteers, career firefighters and staff well underway, CFA Chief Officer Steve Warrington provides a video update.

12.52 PM 26 May, 2017

National Reconciliation Week

This Saturday 27 May through to 3 June marks the start of National Reconciliation Week.

9.32 AM 26 May, 2017

Steep angle training speeds up response

‘Working as one’ is a guiding principle for emergency services organisations in Victoria, and the best way to achieve this is to share skills, knowledge and resources across the state.

8.30 AM 26 May, 2017

Do you have a current CFA Member ID Card?

Members are encouraged to apply for a new or replacement CFA Member ID Card through Brigades Online. ID cards are available for all members, including junior members. Your personal identification card can be used to formally identify you as a member of CFA.

3.28 PM 25 May, 2017

Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017

All CRC research findings will be on show at a special event, Research Driving Change, in Adelaide on 4 to 5 July. 

1.22 PM 25 May, 2017

Automated phone calls

Over the last 24 hours we have been flooded with complaints from members of the community who have received automated phone calls.

10.03 AM 25 May, 2017

Inter-agency training

At a recent training night, Doreen Fire Brigade members were privileged to have Paramedic Scott McLeod from Ambulance Victoria demonstrate the functions and features of a current model ambulance.

12.15 PM 24 May, 2017

Wearing honours and awards

In June 2014, CFA created and distributed the How to Wear Honours and Awards booklet with Brigade magazine. This booklet gave members up-to-date information about wearing Honours and Awards.

4.14 PM 23 May, 2017

Learning Hub launch next week

The long awaited new Learning Management System (LMS), Learning Hub will go live next Wednesday 31 May 2017.

3.23 PM 23 May, 2017

Euroa Fire Brigade's significant milestone

Members of Euroa Fire Brigade would like you to help them celebrate their 125th birthday between 9 and 11 June.

2.55 PM 23 May, 2017

Faces of CFA: Mark Bruerton

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.

1.43 PM 23 May, 2017

Big push for big fill

Newstead Fire Brigade has been known for its occasional spontaneous use of tradition... sometimes at a ceremony.

4.49 PM 22 May, 2017

Agencies learn candling techniques

CFA West Region hosted the third inter-agency Candling Community of Practice Workshop on Friday 12 and Sat 13 May at the Adekate Lodge at Dean near Creswick.

3.50 PM 22 May, 2017

House fire in Taylors Hill

Firefighters have been called to a house fire in Taylors Hill this afternoon (21 May 2017).

4.06 PM 21 May, 2017

Bright Fire Brigade celebrates 125 years

On Friday 19 May Bright Fire Brigade achieved the milestone of 125 years serving its community.

8.59 PM 20 May, 2017

Firefighting Expo in D22

This Sunday 21 May, District 22 is hosting an event that will allow members as well as the public to get up close and personal with a variety of different Fire Services vehicles.

8.50 PM 19 May, 2017

A stronger CFA

Today the Victorian Government announced a significant package of reforms to strengthen the delivery of the fire services that keep our community safe.

1.15 PM 19 May, 2017

Message from Chair – Friday 19 May

This morning the Premier announced a significant reform to the way that fire services are delivered in Victoria. 

11.29 AM 19 May, 2017

2017 Memorial Service

On Sunday 7 May CFA honoured members who lost their lives in the line of duty at the CFA Annual Memorial Service held in The Auditorium of the Federation University’s Churchill Campus near Morwell.

4.35 PM 18 May, 2017

An open letter about inclusion

I joined CFA when a friend of mine lost her childcare centre in a fire. This friend knew I had a strong interest in the emergency services field and advised me to attend Scoresby Fire Brigade’s open day.

4.57 PM 17 May, 2017
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