News & Media

Wattle Glen’s major extension

In the summer of 1943-44 a railway work-gang was boiling the billy at Wattle Glen.

12.46 PM 25 July, 2017

Brigade says “I do” to talking about PTSD

Allan East, a member of Mooroopna Fire Brigade is the first to admit their brigade doesn’t mind a creative approach to fundraising events. 

1.19 PM 24 July, 2017

Last chance for Australian Fire Cadet Championships

Calling all Juniors 14-15 years of age and Junior Leaders who would like an experience of a lifetime!

4.46 PM 24 July, 2017

Cookies commemorate hard work of CFA in Yea

Yea was one of the many communities devastated by the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires.

10.14 PM 24 July, 2017

690 years of service at Darlington

Recently members of the Darlington Fire Brigade came together to present service awards to many of their members, with a whopping 690 years of combined service.   

12.38 PM 24 July, 2017

Portland video aims to attract more staff

Our career firefighters who are looking for a tree or sea change can get the best of both worlds if they transfer to little-known Portland Fire Station.  

10.51 AM 24 July, 2017

Farm safety a serious matter for two CFA members

CFA is just one of the many things that Baddaginnie members and good mates Rod Cook and Phil Rees have in common.

10.47 AM 24 July, 2017

Forensic pathology linking with fire investigation

On Wednesday 19 July 2017, 40 CFA fire investigators from across the state had a unique opportunity to attend a training session called 'Forensic pathology linking with fire investigation'. 

3.00 PM 21 July, 2017

Update: CFA Inclusion and Fairness

In May 2017, CFA appointed a dedicated Assistant Chief Officer Steve Smith to lead our inclusion work.

1.57 PM 21 July, 2017

CFA Board Communique

The CFA Board had an extensive agenda for its regular monthly meeting on 17 July 2017.

12.47 PM 20 July, 2017

CFA flocks to Sheepvention

If you haven’t already, grab a pen and mark 6-8 August in your calendar, as CFA is heading to Sheepvention and it’s an event you will not want to miss.

5.54 PM 19 July, 2017

New website for Point Cook Brigade

The Point Cook Fire Brigade team has developed a new website with up to date information for the local community.

4.05 PM 19 July, 2017

Junior Leader Forum 2017 - applications now open

The Junior Leader Forum 2017 is offering up to 120 places to Junior Leaders to attend the September Forum.

2.19 PM 19 July, 2017

Learning from experience – Mt Duneed farm rescue

Each issue of Brigade magazine contains a ‘Learning from experience’ section which includes case studies of major incidents researched by Fire & Emergency Management.

5.40 PM 18 July, 2017

Fire Services Reform update

Since the Fire Services Statement was launched on 19 May 2017, CFA leadership, as well as Government representatives have had contact with over 800 brigades across the state to discuss and explain the reforms.

2.42 PM 18 July, 2017

CFA crews to assist in fighting Canadian fires

Three CFA firefighters are set to embark on a deployment to Canada to assist in the fighting of more than 121 out-of-control wildfires burning through British Columbia in country’s south west.

1.27 PM 18 July, 2017

Bedroom heater causes Dandenong house fire

A bar heater that was left too close to a bed was the cause of a house fire in Ronald Street, Dandenong last week (13 July). 

12.38 PM 18 July, 2017

Early morning call-out for Cohuna

It was an early start for CFA crews when they were called to a house fire on Rosalind Street in Cohuna.

2.50 PM 17 July, 2017

A new generation of CFA leaders

Grady Tyson joined CFA four years ago as a passionate junior member of the Tatura Fire Brigade.

1.04 PM 17 July, 2017

'Safer Together' community engagement workshops

To help develop stronger relationships between fire agencies in the Dandenong Ranges, over the past few years Parks Victoria’s Melbourne Fire and Emergency Program (MFEP), has been hosting interactive CFA brigade familiarisation events to improve the way all agencies work together by developing a stronger understanding of each other’s fire planning and response operations.  

1.02 PM 17 July, 2017
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