News & Media

News posts from CFA Partnerships and Marketing

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

Buy groceries and support CFA on your summer break

Summer – that time of year when many of us pack the car and head off to enjoy one of Victoria’s many beautiful holiday locations. But while we relax, behind the scenes, thousands of CFA volunteers are on standby, ready to act in the event of bush or grassfires.

9.13 AM 6 January, 2017

Career firefighter recruitment opportunity

CFA will be opening another career firefighter application process from 12pm Wednesday 4 January 2017.

10.42 AM 3 January, 2017

Second round of grant applications now open

As part of the 2016-17 Summer Fire Campaign, CFA is once again running the Summer Fire Safety Local Initiatives Grant Program.

9.03 AM 13 December, 2016

CFA and Bunnings creating safer communities

Bunnings Warehouse is continuing its support of CFA in 2017, with plans well underway for the 4th annual Aussie Day Weekend Fundraiser BBQ.

12.11 PM 25 November, 2016

CFA supports White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon is Australia’s only national, male led campaign to end men’s violence against women.

10.34 AM 21 November, 2016

Ned Kelly pub burned down in name of fire safety

Over the past couple of weeks CFA attended the filming for new TV ads for the summer campaign. 

10.06 AM 21 November, 2016

EQUITANA this weekend

If you are a horse lover, then EQUITANA at the Melbourne Showgrounds is the place to be this weekend.

3.16 PM 18 November, 2016
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