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Pax Hill burn camp

The first of three planned burn training camps being held in the West Region this year was conducted at the Pax Hill Scout Camp in Ballarat over the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd April.

4.51 PM 27 April, 2017

ANZAC Day service at Ballan

The Ballan Community re-established a lost tradition on ANZAC Day this year, when the Ballan community came together to stand in solidarity and remember and honour our soldiers and defence personnel at a dawn service.

4.21 PM 27 April, 2017

CFA Volunteers Recognised at 2017 Inspire Awards

CFA volunteers have been recognised for their hard work on Wednesday (26/04/2017) at the Inspire Awards.

3.48 PM 27 April, 2017

Explosive factory fire in Delacombe

Firefighters battled a large factory fire containing fireworks in Delacombe this morning (27 April 2017).

11.08 AM 27 April, 2017

Pearcedale joint training exercise

On Monday 24 April, Pearcedale Fire Brigade hosted a training exercise with neighbouring brigades from Casey and Westernport groups. Approximately 90 volunteers got together at the local Pearcedale Football ground for a training exercise.

7.31 PM 26 April, 2017

Historic house fire in Yarram

CFA firefighters from 14 brigades have been working tirelessly since 3pm today (26 April) to contain a fire in 120-year-old homestead in Yarram.

7.27 PM 26 April, 2017

Funding boost for Shepparton

CFA volunteers in the Greater Shepparton region will receive a $125,000 funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

1.33 PM 26 April, 2017

South Warrandyte officially opens

The brand new, integrated South Warrandyte Fire Station officially opened on 24 April. 

10.43 AM 26 April, 2017

Stephanie an Inspire Award nominee

Stephanie Habibis is one of those elite CFA members who has been part of a brigade since the day she was born. With Mum Niki the captain of St-Leonard – Indented Head for 12 years, Stephanie has always been included.

10.13 AM 26 April, 2017

Faces of CFA: Kathleen Brown

What binds CFA members is the common goal to protect lives and property, but you’re a diverse bunch. Every member has a story and Faces of CFA introduces you to just some of those stories.

9.15 AM 26 April, 2017

Nominate for the 2017 Victorian Senior of the Year

The Victorian Senior of the Year Awards acknowledge older Victorians who volunteer to assist, support and encourage others in their communities.

8.30 AM 26 April, 2017

Burn off in Ballarat East

Residents around Ballarat East and neighbouring areas may see smoke this afternoon as CFA conducts a planned burn along Turpie Street.

4.49 PM 24 April, 2017

CO's ANZAC Day message

There has always been a strong relationship between firefighters and the Australian Defence Force.

4.35 PM 24 April, 2017

Willaura celebrates a milestone

On 22 and 23 April, Willaura Fire Brigade celebrated its centenary with a dinner and open day.

3.08 PM 24 April, 2017

New South Warrandyte Fire Station opens

A new fire station for South Warrandyte was officially opened by Emergency Services Minister James Merlino today.

10.01 AM 24 April, 2017

Inspire Award nominee makes a difference

Being a Juniors leader, cleaning the station, buying food and drinks, making lunch and snacks, fundraising, being on the Santa Run … You name a support role and Greendale member Robyn McKean has been in on it.

9.45 PM 23 April, 2017

Chicken shop fire in Dromana

CFA firefighters contained a fire to an oven in a chicken shop on Point Nepean Rd, Dromana overnight. 

9.16 AM 23 April, 2017

Two escape Benalla unit fire

A smoke alarm alerted two people to fire starting in the lounge room of their unit on Bridge St, Benalla around 2.15am today (22 April).

8.11 AM 22 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

Latest from Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC

There is plenty happening at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, with all the latest news covered in Hazard News.

11.52 AM 21 April, 2017
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