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Community safety at Cattlemen's Cup Omeo Valley

Last weekend members of the Gippsland Community Safety team attended the Omeo Mountain Cattlemen's Cup.

1.27 PM 17 January, 2018

CFA at Seymour Alternative Farming Expo

This year, CFA will again have a display at the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo.

9.27 AM 17 January, 2018

ESF Scholarship nominations now open

Nominations have opened for the 2018 Emergency Services Foundation (ESF) Scholarship Scheme.

1.10 PM 16 January, 2018

Wodonga West Fire Brigade Annual Awards

The naming of a meeting room honours one of the brigade's founding families and two members recognised with life memberships.

11.04 AM 16 January, 2018

Improving safety at burns

For many years quad bikes have been used by CFA brigades at roadside fuel reduction burns because they are more effective and faster than using handheld drip torches.

9.12 AM 15 January, 2018

Ride-on mower sparks Mount Cottrell fire

Tuesday evening (9 January) CFA firefighters were called to battle a grass and scrub fire in Mount Cottrell.

4.54 PM 11 January, 2018

Research into crisis management

This PhD research by Dr Geroge Carayannopoulos  explored the response to the 2009 Victorian bushfires and the 2011 Queensland floods.

4.30 PM 11 January, 2018

Total Fire Ban for Mallee and Northern Country

A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee and Northern Country tomorrow for Friday, 12 January 2018.

3.19 PM 11 January, 2018

Learning from experience – anti-theft fog machine

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

9.43 AM 11 January, 2018

Doreen Town Hall fire

CFA firefighters saved the popular Jojays Cafe and adjoining office areas from a fire that started in the Community Hall section of the complex in Doreen last night (10 January 2018).

7.38 AM 11 January, 2018

Learning from experience – recycling plant fire

MFB and CFA firefighters responded to a significant fire at the Coolaroo recycling plant involving several piles of paper, cardboard, plastic and other waste materials.

8.07 AM 10 January, 2018

Faces of CFA

What binds CFA members is the common goal to protect lives and property, but you’re a diverse bunch. Every member has a story and Faces of CFA introduces you to just some of those stories.

10.04 AM 9 January, 2018

Disaster resilience education in schools

As emergency services agencies across Victoria face challenges including increased community demands and limited capacity to deliver community and school education programs, many are looking at opportunities to develop a shared responsibility approach to the delivery of disaster resilience education (DRE) in schools.

8.01 AM 9 January, 2018

Mansfield extension and facelift

Mansfield Fire Station is keeping up with the times and the demands of its local community, with a major renovation due to be completed by February 2018.

8.58 AM 8 January, 2018

Back from the brink

Warrayure-Moutajup Fire Brigade is between Hamilton and Dunkeld on the Glenelg Highway.

8.24 AM 8 January, 2018

Smoke visible due to increased fire activity

Fires burning in Victoria and South Australia today have resulted in large amounts of smoke drifting across the state.

9.35 PM 6 January, 2018

Total Fire Ban declared across the State

CFA has declared a Total Fire Ban (TFB) tomorrow for the whole State of Victoria.

11.43 AM 5 January, 2018

300 hectare blaze in Bamganie

This afternoon (4 January) firefighters battled a large grass and scrub fire in Bamganie.

6.14 PM 4 January, 2018

Board communique

The CFA Board held its final meeting for 2017 on 18 December 2017. The Chair of the Board, Mr Greg Smith AM, began the meeting by acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land on which the meeting was taking place.

3.57 PM 29 December, 2017

Reunion in Rowville

It was a special morning on 30 November when CFA career firefighters from Rowville Fire Station and paramedics were reunited with a man whose life they helped save earlier this year.

11.17 AM 29 December, 2017
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