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District 2 News

Celebrate our success

In March members of CFA, DELWP and Mt Alexander Shire Council, along with members of the public, went to the site of a fire in Fryerstown which ignited in December 2015.

 1.51 PM 1 April, 2016

Harcourt and Taradale’s long weekend

Brigades in the Metcalfe Group had a very busy long weekend with both Harcourt and Taradale brigades getting involved in community activities. Both brigades had their signature community events which are held each year over the Labour Day weekend.

 1.40 PM 1 April, 2016

CFA and Bunnings initiative in North West Region

2016 Smoke Alarm Campaign In 2015 there were over 3,000 home fires in Victoria alone. Smoke alarms are designed to provide an early warning and time to evacuate safely – but they can only do this if they work.

 1.31 PM 1 April, 2016

Sedgwick Juniors do it again

Sedgwick Fire Brigade is lucky to have such talented Juniors. For three years in a row they have won the District 2 Rural Junior Championship in the 11-13-year-old category.

 1.25 PM 1 April, 2016

Joint entry for Eaglehawk Dahlia and Arts

This year saw a partnership between Eaglehawk Fire Brigade and the North West Region Community Education Group in the annual Dahlia and Arts Festival street procession.

 1.15 PM 1 April, 2016

Campbells Creek car boot sale

Campbells Creek Fire Brigade held a car boot sale at the fire station, on Saturday 5 March as part of its fundraising activities.

 1.11 PM 1 April, 2016

Golden Square hit the pool

Golden Square members and their families enjoyed a perfect day at the Golden Square Community Pool on Sunday 28 February, free of charge, thanks to the pool opening its gates to say thanks to their local heroes. 

 1.06 PM 1 April, 2016

VESEP Grant Program opens

In recognition of the significant contribution made by emergency services volunteers the Minister for Emergency Services Ms Jane Garrett MLA has opened the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program 2016/17 today.

 1.56 PM 31 March, 2016

2016 Bendigo Easter Torchlight

As part of the annual Bendigo Easter Festival, brigades from in and around the Bendigo area took part in a torchlight on Saturday night (26 March).

 8.16 PM 27 March, 2016

Taradale Under the Stars Family Film Night

Taradale House, a new accommodation venue located at the end of Phillips Road in Taradale has recently held its’ annual Under the Stars Family Film Night. 

 1.26 PM 4 March, 2016

CFA Emergency Memberlink Cards

Emergency Memberlink is a key recognition program that thanks members for their significant contribution and dedication to CFA and creating safer communities.

 1.18 PM 4 March, 2016

Sedgwick Juniors District 19 Champs

The Sedgwick CFA Running Teams competed in the Region 19 Rural Championships  on Sunday 28th February in Dunolly with terrific results. 

 1.16 PM 4 March, 2016

We are FEM

We would like to introduce our team – Fire Equipment Maintenance (FEM). 

 1.05 PM 4 March, 2016

CFA’s elite flying squad in action

CFA has a little-known group of firefighters who save more lives and protect more property than any brigade.

 2.03 PM 3 March, 2016

2016 Craigieburn Torchlight

Brigades from accross Hume Group and wider District 14, 2, and 12, came together once again for Craigieburn Fire Brigade's Annual Torchlight.

 10.16 PM 28 February, 2016

What is a Duraline hose?

The correct name for the rubber covered hose that is commonly referred to as Duraline is extruded hose.

 11.10 AM 12 February, 2016

Community Safety continues to support District 2

Continuing on from the numerous Fire Ready Victoria Meetings and community engagement at local events, from the start of February a series of Fire Ready Victoria street meetings were conducted around the Castlemaine and Campbells Creek areas.

 11.05 AM 12 February, 2016

Welcome Assistant Chief Officer Gavin Thompson

On behalf of District 2, I would like to welcome ACO Gavin Thompson to North West Region.

 10.53 AM 12 February, 2016

Changes to the District 2 team

In October 2015 CFA commenced the transition to a new region and district structure aimed at enhancing the level of support we provide to our front line people.

 10.36 AM 12 February, 2016

D2N is here to stay

At the end of 2014 we launched District 2 News (D2N) on a trial basis as a way to inform our membership of relevant information, innovations, and changes across the District.

 10.25 AM 12 February, 2016