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Mount Macedon – looking to the future

Nestled in the heart of the village, Mount Macedon fire station sits landlocked on a small parcel kindly donated over 50 years ago the generous neighbour.  

11.48 AM 13 April, 2017

Elphinstone CFA at the Police & Emergency Services

Recently, as part of the Police and Emergency Services games, Elphinstone Brigade Firefighter and Treasurer, Mark Ware, competed and was awarded a bronze medal in two Equestrian Events – one for dressage and one for combined training (includes dressage & show jumping in the same event) on his trusty steed, a 10yo thoroughbred gelding named Teddy.

11.45 AM 13 April, 2017

Natte Yallock’s community spirit

The Natte Yallock Recreation Reserve Committee of Management is an active and committed group. 

11.41 AM 13 April, 2017

D2 International Women's Day Lunch

District 02 played host to a lunch on Thursday March 9 as part of a belated celebration of International Women’s Day.

11.33 AM 13 April, 2017

Guildford brigade busy fundraising

Tankers cost a bit of money so Guildford Fire Brigade has been busy trying to generate some funds towards the process.  

11.26 AM 13 April, 2017

Comunity education tip March 2017

Fires are unpredictable and plans can fail. Having a back-up plan that identifies your shelter or last resort options may save your life if you are caught in a fire.

9.28 AM 9 March, 2017

Working together to get the job done

Strathloddon and Glenlyon groups have been working together for the past 12 months to develop a greater rapport in order to create safer communities.

8.40 AM 9 March, 2017

D2 Celebrating Volunteer Week Working Group

District 2 is seeking five enthusiastic volunteers to lead our National Volunteer Week celebrations.

8.36 AM 9 March, 2017

McIvor Community Awards 2017 - Heathcote FB

In 2000 the Heathcote Rural & Heathcote Urban Brigade amalgamated, forming the present Heathcote Brigade

8.29 AM 9 March, 2017

A new face for District 2

Name: Tim Wells (and son of well-known Axe Creek & volunteer driving instructor John Wells) Position:  Acting Operations Officer How long have you been with the CFA?   27 years What do you enjoy most about being part of the CFA?   The people and the teamwork What is your favourite movie?   Burn After Reading Where did you go on you last holiday?   Istanbul to Paris by bicycle! Who do you follow in the AFL/NRL?   Hawthorn… but I seem to be one of the only people within CFA that doesn’t really follow the footy What’s one of the items on your Bucket List?   Visit Ningaloo Reef, West Australia

2.07 PM 6 March, 2017

Harcourt captain receives a local Australia Award

We all know that Mount Alexander catchment is full of great brigade members doing marvellous things, but now some of them have the awards to prove it.

10.17 AM 8 February, 2017

Bendigo & District Fire Brigades Championship

The City of Greater Bendigo and Bendigo & District Fire Brigades Championship Committee invites all permanent volunteer firefighters, CFA personnel and families in Bendigo and outer districts to join them and visiting firefighters and their families at Bull Street, following the torchlight parade on Saturday 11 March 2017.

10.09 AM 8 February, 2017

Christmas celebrations at District 2

On 16 December 16 District 2 celebrated Christmas in style with a delicious lunch hosted by the District Support Team.

9.58 AM 8 February, 2017

Huntly Fire Station's native garden

Huntly Fire Brigade, in partnership with Bendigo Northern District Community Enterprise and the local Landcare group, has created a fire resistant garden at the front of the new fire station.

9.52 AM 8 February, 2017

Community safety tip of the month

My CFA is your place for fire safety information, community meetings and neighbourhood safer places in your area.

8.51 AM 8 February, 2017

Chinese delegation visits Gisborne Fire Station

Gisborne Brigade Captain Sam Strang recently welcomed a delegation from the Chinese Central Government, here to study how emergency management is undertaken in Australia at local, state and national levels.

8.38 AM 8 February, 2017

Charlie the macaw

It wasn't a cat up a tree but a chatty exotic parrot that Bendigo Fire Brigade was called upon to save on Friday 30 December.

8.21 AM 8 February, 2017

Kangaroo Flat's Bill Bowery receives AFSM

After more than 70 years in CFA, Kangaroo Flat’s William “Bill” Bowery has certainly gained the respect of his peers. He joined the Kangaroo Flat Fire Brigade in 1945 and since that day has never looked back.

7.58 AM 8 February, 2017

Virtual station at Elmore Field Days

The Elmore Machinery Field Days are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the first week in October each year on a 1800-hectare site.

3.57 PM 12 December, 2016

Vale Mary Marks

On July 26 2016, the North West Region Community Education Group lost one of its valued and very dedicated members Mary Marks.

3.46 PM 12 December, 2016
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