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District 10 News

CFA celebrates Rural Women's Day

Yesterday (15 October) was International day of Rural Women, and CFA celebrated this great opportunity by highlighting the achievements of Gippsland volunteer Stephanie Montague.

 1.49 PM 16 October, 2017

CFA goes back to Cubs

Last week over 3700 cub scouts aged from 8-11 years old travelled from across Victoria to Gillwell Park in Gembrook for a four-night camp.

 1.09 PM 9 October, 2017

First fire restrictions for 2017-18

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on Monday 16 October 2017:

 8.51 AM 6 October, 2017

Update on East Gippsland fires

CFA and Forest Fire Management Victoria crews continue to work in steep terrain on bushfires burning in parts of East Gippsland.

 4.53 PM 27 September, 2017

Triple response from Wyatt

For Port Albert Second Lieutenant and Junior Leader Wyatt Kilgower, the love of volunteering has generated yet more volunteering. 

 10.30 AM 31 August, 2017

Brigades get a feel for the season ahead

It’s hard to believe that some of our fireys have been battling grass fires and burn offs over the past couple of weeks given the gloomy weather, but they certainly have.

 2.10 PM 15 August, 2017

Teaching kids fire safety in Gippsland

Nambrok-Denison Primary School held a Community Day which included VicPol, RAV, Department of Sustainablity, and local agricultural businesses. CFA members from Nambrok and the community education team also took part.

 12.41 PM 6 June, 2017

Allan’s ride spreads awareness and hope

An exhausted, inspired and very humbled Allan Rankin has recently returned from a 9 day bike ride, all the in the name of cancer research. (See previous story here)

 12.40 PM 4 April, 2017

Profile: Captain Paula Grosveld, Golden Beach

Golden Beach Captain Paula Grosveld described her leadership style as “walking to the side, not to the front. But if I need to, I step it up.

 3.07 PM 8 March, 2017

Lucky escape from plane crash in Traralgon

Two people have had a lucky escape after a light aircraft crashed in Traralgon yesterday (23 February). 

 1.34 PM 24 February, 2017

Bushfire prevention partnership still delivering

A proactive bushfire prevention partnership developed between CFA and Gippsland Community Correctional Services - Community Work Program continues to deliver results across the community.

 12.13 PM 21 February, 2017

OM takes on the Tour de Cure

If there's one thing CFA members excel in other than fighting fires, it’s pulling together to help the community and Allan Rankin is about to demonstrate this perfectly.

 10.07 AM 3 February, 2017

Community education at Loch Sport

Recently the community engagement team from CFA, DELWP and Parks Victoria supported Loch Sport Fire Brigade members as they delivered summer fire safety awareness to their community and tourists.

 3.08 PM 5 January, 2017

Dave O'Brien - Commendation for Service

Dave O’Brien has been awarded a Commendation for Service in recognition of his contribution to the Boolarra brigade, the Morwell and Merton Groups, and to Districts 10 and 27. This award was presented by Operations Manager Bill Johnstone at the annual Merton Group Dinner held on 9 December 2016.

 11.14 PM 30 December, 2016

Volunteers helping volunteers

A partnership of volunteers supporting volunteers in the south-east is keeping five fire stations and their trucks spick-and-span.

 9.14 AM 21 December, 2016

Smoke alarm saves Churchill family

Late last week (9 December) a working smoke alarm alerted a family of five in Churchill to a house fire in the early hours of the morning.

 9.56 AM 14 December, 2016

Drouin West holds CFA Open Day with local market

Any brigade holding an open day hopes to attract large crowds, but sometimes this can be difficult especially in the busy pre-Christmas period.

 11.33 PM 12 December, 2016

Community conference receives fire awareness award

The Living with Bushfire Community Conference has been recognised for its outstanding achievements in fire service partnerships in this year’s Fire Awareness Awards.

 11.12 AM 9 December, 2016

Captain mentoring celebrated in District 8

District 8 recently held a program dinner to celebrate the second successful year of the Captains Peer Mentoring Program.

 11.40 AM 23 November, 2016

Tarra Group Officer Wight talks risk

From the Gippsland coast to the Strzeleckis with Yarram as the employment centre; from communities of sea changers and retirees to the summer influx of holiday makers, the Tarra Group area is one of contrasts. 

 8.31 AM 18 November, 2016