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District 2 News

Smoke and rainbows

In October, 42 excited students from Goornong Primary School walked across the road to the Goornong Rural Fire station for a fire safety session.  

 4.05 PM 7 November, 2016

Huntly Fire Brigade’s anniversary celebrations

Huntly Fire Brigade celebrated the opening of its new fire station in the 70th anniversary year of the brigade.

 3.58 PM 7 November, 2016

Carisbrook floods

January 14 2011 is etched in Carisbrook history because over 250 homes were flooded and most of the township was evacuated. It was an event that many said we would never see again in our lifetime. 

 3.50 PM 7 November, 2016

Campbells Creek Awards Night

The Campbells Creek Bowling Club hosted the Annual Campbells Creek Awards Night and Dinner on Friday October 14.

 3.39 PM 7 November, 2016

Mount Alexander Catchment Open Days

The winds were blowing a gale but that didn’t stop visitors to the Taradale Open Day on Sunday October 30.

 3.12 PM 7 November, 2016

Castlemaine Show Parade

On a glorious night in October Brigades came out to play in the annual Castlemaine & District Agricultural Show Parade.  With this year’s theme 161 years of community.

 2.50 PM 7 November, 2016

Walk Against Violence

District 02 staff and volunteers will again be joining members of the North West Leadership Team in the annual Bendigo Walks Against Violence on White Ribbon Day, 25th November.

 4.31 PM 2 November, 2016

New project supports rural volunteers

CFA District 2 is partnering with Macedon Ranges Shire Council, City of Greater Bendigo, Women’s Health Loddon Mallee, and AFL Central Victoria to deliver a new project called Rural Challenge. 

 2.22 PM 31 October, 2016

Oscar 1 at 2016 Victorian Mine Rescue Competition

Oscar 1 Emergency Response Brigade has finished 2nd in the overall Team Competition at the 2016 Victorian Mine Rescue Competition held in Bendigo between 14-16 October.  

 2.27 PM 19 October, 2016

NWR plans for greater gender equity

CFA'S North West Region is taking the lead on gender equity and the prevention of violence against women. 

 11.36 AM 14 October, 2016

Woodend brigade's rooftop rescue

Yesterday afternoon (10 October) the Woodend Fire Brigade received a rescue call out to Crows Road. 

 2.34 PM 11 October, 2016

Hesket-Kerrie's 50th Anniversary

On Saturday 13 August, Hesket-Kerrie Fire Brigade held its annual brigade dinner at the Woodend RSL. But this was no ordinary dinner – it also celebrated the 50th anniversary of this small but busy brigade.  

 1.04 PM 3 October, 2016

Golden Square ready to monitor the atmosphere

After weeks of training, Golden Square Fire Brigade now has two new MSA Altair 5X gas detectors, one on the pumper and the other on the salvage unit.

 12.22 PM 3 October, 2016

MVA awareness training for Mount Macedon Group

On 11 September, a large number of brigades from the Mount Macedon Group and surrounding areas participated in a motor vehicle accident (MVA) awareness training exercise. 

 12.15 PM 3 October, 2016

Generous donation for Wareek & Bung Bong Fire Brigade

Wareek & Bung Bong Fire Brigade has secured a second tanker thanks to a generous donation from a family who suffered a heartbreaking loss during Black Saturday.

 12.03 PM 3 October, 2016

District 02 Secretary & Treasurer Workshops

Throughout August the District Support Team (DST) held a series of Secretary and Treasurer Workshops across the District to help incoming and ongoing Secretaries understand their role within the Brigade.

 11.52 AM 3 October, 2016

Truganina welcomes pre-summer new recruits

Truganina is just one of many brigades around Victoria working hard to get their new recruits through training in time for summer.

 10.30 AM 12 September, 2016

ESO blood challenge closes for 2016

The 2016 Emergency Services Blood Challenge, conducted from 1 June to 31 August, has now closed with a record number of donations made across the emergency services sector. 

 12.24 PM 2 September, 2016

Emergency Services Blood Challenge 2016

CFA take the lead in the 2016 Blood Challenge although it is still a tight race with the finish on Wednesday 31 August 2016.

 5.03 PM 12 August, 2016