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News posts from CFA Partnerships and Marketing

You’re invited - Conversation Convoy

Come and join us at Lake Wendouree this coming Tuesday morning when the R U Ok Day? Conversation Convoy stops off in Ballarat. CFA proudly supports and wants to inspire all to ask ‘are you ok?’  The Conversation Convoy is travelling 14,000 km, visiting 20 communities and showing Australia you’ve got what it takes to support those struggling with life - all in the lead up to R U OK? Day on Thursday 14 September 2017. Date: Tuesday 22 August 2017Time: 08:00am - 09:30amLocation: Lake Wendouree, Windmill Drive, Ballarat Activities on the day include a free hot breakfast, interactive ways to learn the 4 Steps to an R U OK? conversation, children’s activities, and more! No RSVP or ticket purchase necessary. By regularly reaching out to one another and having open and honest conversations, we can help create and build on connections to reduce suicide rates.  For more information, contact CFA West Region Member Wellbeing Advisor, Michelle Taylor on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. // and keep a look out for more events in September. See you there!

2.08 PM 17 August, 2017

2017 CFA & SES Bragging Board - Submit now

The Community Engagement Forums are an opportunity for brigades to enhance their skills and share their knowledge on community engagement practices.

11.23 AM 4 August, 2017

Buy a Brick for Wye River brigade

Wye River Fire Brigade has launched a new fundraising campaign to help fund a new extension to its fire station.  

4.32 PM 2 August, 2017

CFA hits the Springvale snow fields

CFA brigade members from Springvale and Keysborough brigades and the Field Service Delivery team will be getting together this weekend at Springvale Snow Fest to deliver important residential safety messages.  

10.19 AM 29 July, 2017

Wonthaggi doughnut van fundraiser

The Wonthaggi doughnut van was set up by Wonthaggi Fire brigade to raise money for the brigade by selling doughnuts to the local community.

9.34 AM 13 July, 2017

Repco launches fundraiser for CFA

CFA is pleased to announce a new fundraising partnership with Repco commencing today.

12.15 PM 3 July, 2017

Gulpa gaka to Yorta Yorta Woka

Gulpa gaka to Yorta Yorta Woka (Welcome to Yorta Yorta Country) The National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) is a week-long celebration each July recognising the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

9.23 AM 30 June, 2017

2017 Regional Community Engagement Forums

CFA Chief Officer Steve Warrington and SES Chief Officer Operations Trevor White announce the 2017 Regional Community Engagement Forums.  

3.47 PM 29 June, 2017

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
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