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News posts from CFA Partnerships and Marketing

Applications now open for summer community grants

Throughout summer government, emergency services and CFA work hard to deliver many activities to increase community preparedness both in the lead-up to and during the Fire Danger Period.

9.52 AM 16 November, 2017

Digby Fire Brigade welcomes defibrillator donation

On Sunday 22 October Digby Fire Brigade held its CFA Open Day, inviting members of the brigade and local community to the station for a barbecue, social get-together and to discuss preparations for the upcoming fire season.

11.00 AM 14 November, 2017

Bragging boards – community engagement initiatives

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

2.26 PM 2 November, 2017

Tana Wilson - CFA Peer Support

This week CFA celebrates Seniors Week by recognising the important role that seniors play in the community.  

10.16 AM 13 October, 2017

Mt Martha Brigade Support Team

This week, CFA is recognising and acknowledging some of our senior members as part of Victorian Seniors Week. Mt Martha Fire Brigade is a perfect example of an active senior group that doesn't let age get in its way.

3.31 PM 9 October, 2017

Livestream - South East Community Engagement Forum

This weekend, 16 and 17 September, the South East Region Community Engagement forum will take place at Silverwater Resort, San Remo. Presentations in The Bayview Room will be live streamed enabling members to watch the presentation live or afterwards. Simply visit or click on the link for each session below in bold.

10.51 AM 15 September, 2017

Let’s park it

The popularity of Nagambie and number of large events held in the area gives the local Brigade many opportunities to connect with the community and turn public events into major fundraising opportunities.

4.08 PM 11 September, 2017

Catch of the Day – FUN raiser

The local fire brigade at Bemm River, the bream capital, is famous for its Annual Easter Fish and Chip fundraising event.

3.38 PM 1 September, 2017

R U OK DAY 2017

R U OK? DAY falls on Thursday 14 September 2017. It’s a national day of action to inspire all Australians to ask family, friends and colleagues, “Are you ok?” 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.

11.39 AM 1 September, 2017

Register your brigade Open Day now

CFA brigades across the state are once again encouraged to open their doors to the community between September and December and participate in CFA’s 2017 Open Day program.

2.20 PM 29 August, 2017

Macedon Flea Market celebrates 50 years

Next year sees the golden anniversary of Macedon Fire Brigade flea market. With planning well underway for the next one in February, we spoke with brigade Captain Greg Snart to find out more about this long-running event.

10.44 AM 28 August, 2017

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.

3.08 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.

12.23 PM 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.  

5.32 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.  

11.19 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.

10.34 AM 13 July, 2017

Repco launches fundraiser for CFA

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

1.15 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.

10.23 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.  

4.47 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.

4.52 PM 9 June, 2017
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