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CFA Board Communique

The CFA Board had an extensive agenda for its regular monthly meeting on 19 June 2017.

12.34 PM 22 June, 2017

CFA and SES joint cultural awareness sessions

CFA and SES facilitators will work hand in hand to deliver a number of cultural awareness sessions to brigades and units right across the state.

9.35 AM 20 June, 2017

CFA participates in pilot safety program

The CFA North West region recently participated in a pilot project to enhance equality and prevent violence against women.

1.49 PM 19 June, 2017

My CFA family – one man’s journey from Iraq to CFA

A few regular school visits from the local fire brigade inspired a young Baker Dawas to join CFA to give back to his community.

1.52 PM 16 June, 2017

Chief Officer update on fire services reform

Chief Officer Steve Warrington answers some of the most commonly asked questions we have received on fire services reform in the video below.

2.32 PM 15 June, 2017

70 years strong at Giffard West

This year Giffard West Fire Brigade celebrated a big milestone, having served the community for 70 years.

11.16 AM 14 June, 2017

Lucky escape for Cisco the horse

Cisco the horse found himself in deep trouble in Sunbury, yesterday afternoon (10 June).

6.20 PM 11 June, 2017

Musical candle safety warning

The Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria has issued a Public Warning Notice to consumers under section 228 of the Australian Consumer Law & Fair Trading Act 2012, regarding a specific design of 'Happy birthday to you" novelty musical candles.

2.57 PM 8 June, 2017

Wellbeing first at Montrose

Montrose Fire Brigade is set to receive $13,000 for a new health and wellbeing fitness area, the first of its kind at a volunteer station in Victoria.

4.26 PM 2 June, 2017

A life saved in Rowville

At around 9pm on 15 May, Julie, a Rowville resident, discovered her husband Andrew unresponsive in bed.

3.04 PM 1 June, 2017

Traditional fire management book for brigades

One CFA district was on the front foot for National Reconciliation Week, ensuring every brigade received a book about Indigenous traditional fire management to help CFA members appreciate the shared culture of fire.

11.26 AM 1 June, 2017

CFA sets sights on blood challenge

Emergency services gathered at the Victorian Police Air Wing this cool winter morning (30 May) for the Emergency Services Blood Challenge launch hosted by the Australian Red Cross.

4.08 PM 30 May, 2017

New Assistant Chief Officer Inclusion and Fairness

Last Monday, CFA’s Steve Smith commenced in his new role as Assistant Chief Officer, Inclusion and Fairness.

3.42 PM 30 May, 2017

Ray’s 50 years of opportunities

Little did Ray Downes know that helping his local fire brigade with roadside burning would end up being a partnership of over 50 years with CFA.

12.13 PM 29 May, 2017

National Reconciliation Week

This Saturday 27 May through to 3 June marks the start of National Reconciliation Week.

9.32 AM 26 May, 2017

Learning Hub launch next week

The long awaited new Learning Management System (LMS), Learning Hub will go live next Wednesday 31 May 2017.

3.23 PM 23 May, 2017

Bright Fire Brigade celebrates 125 years

On Friday 19 May Bright Fire Brigade achieved the milestone of 125 years serving its community.

8.59 PM 20 May, 2017

Firefighting Expo in D22

This Sunday 21 May, District 22 is hosting an event that will allow members as well as the public to get up close and personal with a variety of different Fire Services vehicles.

8.50 PM 19 May, 2017

Volunteers celebrated at AFL Country Game

CFA volunteers were welcomed for the second year in a row to participate in the AFL Country Game by marching on the MCG in a parade of honour.

4.00 PM 16 May, 2017

Changes to R Drive access

CFA members are advised that the current R drive is being replaced by an online EM Drive as the infrastructure supporting the existing drive is reaching the end of its life.

12.10 PM 16 May, 2017
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