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The Fire Safety Pledge is back in 2016

Building on the success of last year, CFA will again be hosting The Fire Safety Pledge in 2016 – an innovative competition focussing upon improving community fie safety.

2.18 PM 26 October, 2016

District 27 meets many milestones

CFA’s District 27 makes up for its small size with an enormous level of complexity. 

2.10 PM 26 October, 2016

Member Engagement Volunteer Reference Group

The Volunteer Reference Group (VRG) is vital in assisting with the planning and organising of the State Forum each year; and is used as a reference for other matters relating to the role of volunteers in CFA community safety engagement and education.

12.56 PM 26 October, 2016

Updated Members Quick Reference Guide available

As a CFA member, the community looks to you for all kinds of information relating to fires. Your local knowledge and experience means you can talk to people about their risk and things they can do to make them safer.

10.00 AM 26 October, 2016

CFA finalists announced for Volunteering Awards

Two of CFA’s program areas have been announced as finalists in this year’s Volunteering Victoria State Awards.

9.00 AM 26 October, 2016

Community Engagement State Forum 2016 wrap up

The CFA-SES Community Engagement and Hazard Awareness State Forum has come and gone again for this year. With 98% of surveyed attendees rating the overall event as ‘good’ to ‘excellent’, the State Forum was a great success!

4.18 PM 25 October, 2016

Bridging the gap on bushfire behaviour science

Taking a long-term view towards developing more sophisticated fire behaviour models, Hazard Note 21 by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC gives an overview of the Next generation fire modelling cluster of CRC research projects. 

3.52 PM 25 October, 2016

Taking on Sydney steps

Last Sunday, Diamond Creek Fire Brigade’s Fiona Macken travelled to Sydney to compete in the Firies Climb for MND, which sees climbers scale the 98 floors (1504 steps) of the Sydney Tower.

2.25 PM 25 October, 2016

Fun can lead to grassfires

Out-of-town property owners should take care when driving vehicles, including ‘paddock bombs’ around uncleared tracks or paddocks.

11.34 AM 25 October, 2016

Firey returns from MND stair climb

On Sunday 23 October, Ocean Grove Fire Brigade’s Adam Thompson climbed all 1,504 stairs of the Sydney Tower Eye in an effort to raise funds for motor neurone disease (MND) research.

11.14 AM 25 October, 2016
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