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News posts from CFA Partnerships and Marketing

2017 CFA-SES Regional Community Engagement Forums

This year each region will host a Regional Forum, and the State Community Engagement Forum can be expected to return in 2018.

3.52 PM 9 June, 2017

RCH says 'Thank You' for 2017 Good Friday Appeal

Last Friday night (26 May) The Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal held the first of a series of ‘Thank you’ events in Parkville to express their thanks to supporters for raising a total of $17,605,662 for this year’s appeal.

4.06 PM 30 May, 2017

NVW Photo competition entries

A big thank-you to all the members who participated in the National Volunteer Week photo competition, we appreciate the time and effort taken by everyone. 

1.32 PM 12 May, 2017

Winning entry NVW photo competition

Congratulations to all our talented shutterbugs who entered our inaugural National Volunteer Week Photo Competition.

4.22 PM 8 May, 2017

State Control Centre Tours - Register Now

As part of National Volunteer Week, CFA is giving volunteers the opportunity to take a tour and see what happens behind the scenes at the State Control Centre (SCC).

3.34 PM 5 May, 2017

Telstra donation goes a long way

Passionate CFA firey Graeme Mckimmie was one happy man when he discovered he was the lucky winner of Telstra’s recent My CFA competition. 

2.28 PM 2 May, 2017

SCC Tour Saturday 13 May

As part of National Volunteer Week and due to popular demand we have organised an additional two tours of the State Control Centre on Saturday 13 May

4.11 PM 1 May, 2017

National Volunteer Week 2017

With National Volunteer Week (8-14 May) just around the corner, CFA has planned a wide range of activities and events to celebrate our volunteers’ achievements.

3.25 PM 28 April, 2017

Your chance to see inside the SCC or ESTA

As part of National Volunteer Week, CFA is giving CFA volunteers the opportunity to take a tour and see what happens behind the scenes at the State Control Centre (SCC) or Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA).

11.10 AM 28 April, 2017

Photo competition – enter now!

A picture is worth a thousand words. It’s an expression that goes back to the early 1900s, but is as relevant today as it was then – maybe even more so.

2.18 PM 21 April, 2017

Nominations open for MCG Parade of Honour

As part of National Volunteer Week, CFA is offering its volunteers the opportunity to be part of the AFL Country Game pre-match celebrations at the MCG.

4.33 PM 19 April, 2017

Kids Day Out... come on down and say hello

Tomorrow, on Good Friday, CFA will be actively involved in the Kids’ Day Out festival at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

12.49 PM 13 April, 2017

Engaging CALD communities

What is CALD? CALD stands for cultural and linguistic diversity and refers to people who identify as having a specific cultural or linguistic connection. The connection may be due to a person’s place of birth, ancestry, ethnic origin, religious beliefs or language(s) spoken at home. This includes people who identify as part of the deaf community.

3.07 PM 23 March, 2017

CFA proud supporter of Cultural Diversity Week

Cultural Diversity Week brings together Victorians from all walks of life to promote community, harmony and celebrate the many cultures that make our state so vibrant.

2.47 PM 17 March, 2017

Good Friday Appeal 2017

The Good Friday Appeal for 2017 was officially launched today at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

2.31 PM 3 March, 2017

Dromana hits $300,000 in Ritchies donations

Dromana Fire Brigade recently notched up more than $300,000 in donations via the Ritchies Community Benefit Program – making it the highest individual CFA brigade recipient of the local community fundraising program.

1.41 PM 15 February, 2017

CFA activities for Australia Day 2017

CFA members will be taking part in a number of activities this Australia Day including the Government House Open Day when the historic home and extensive gardens open to the public on Thursday, 26 January 2017.

2.16 PM 25 January, 2017

CFA joins Crime Stoppers to reduce arson risk

Crime Stoppers Victoria is once again calling on Victorians to reduce the risk of bushfire arson this summer with the launch of its 2016-17 reckless and deliberately-lit fires campaign.

9.42 AM 20 January, 2017

Tourist hot spot no longer a black spot

Devils River has long been a hot spot for holiday makers, who flock to the area to enjoy camping and water sporting adventures. 

9.16 AM 19 January, 2017

Fire safety – straight from the horse’s mouth

CFA’s involvement in the prestigious Equitana Australia event provided an invaluable opportunity to focus on a niche fire safety message – horses and bushfire safety.

1.42 PM 18 January, 2017
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