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Mansfield Group opens its doors to the community

CFA District 23 Mansfield Group is opening its doors and inviting the community to join group memberrs for an information evening which includes a presentation from some successful CFA women.

3.23 PM 22 March, 2017

Recognising our volunteers - Molesworth Brigade

More than 90 people attended the luncheon at which 19 brigade members were presented with National Emergency Medals and 36 members received CFA Service Awards with a combined total of volunteer service of 990 years.

1.03 PM 22 March, 2017

Up in smoke

Rick had just finished putting away the grubby brushes and rags, just as he had done the previous day, then closed the old shed doors.

12.41 PM 22 March, 2017

Faces of CFA: Bruce Ray

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.

11.23 AM 22 March, 2017

Academic research set to inspire change at CFA

Diversity and inclusion research will contribute to organisational development at CFA. 

9.50 AM 22 March, 2017

Community funds save a life

Lara Fire Brigade was paged to a grass and stubble fire on 1 March. Tanker 1 was first on scene quickly backed up by our colleagues from Little River brigade and followed by Lara Tanker 2 and Corio Tanker.

5.38 PM 21 March, 2017

CFA members help save life of Shepparton man

CFA members helped save the life of a Shepparton man following a serious assault outside his home on Thursday, 18 June 2015. 

4.29 PM 21 March, 2017

Our multicultural liaison officer keeps the faith

CFA’s first multicultural liaison officer/multicultural presenter Nada El-Masri was appointed to her role in May 2016.

11.39 AM 21 March, 2017

The sound of rescue

Wildfire Instructor Tony Scicluna’s office in District 12’s Seymour HQ is much like any other.

10.26 AM 21 March, 2017

Head-on train crash a shock

In light of the upcoming 125th anniversary of the Euroa Urban Fire Brigade in June, brigade member Anthony Cini will be taking a trip down memory lane with brigade members on their most memorable fires.

4.52 PM 20 March, 2017

Training program for Walk off the War Within

CFA and other emergency service responders, Australian Defence Force personnel and the community will walk up to 20 kilometres around Victoria Park in Ballarat on Saturday 22 April to raise awareness of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

2.53 PM 20 March, 2017

Mt Eliza volunteers brave the shave

Mount Eliza Fire Brigade volunteers have braved the shave to help raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation.

1.12 PM 20 March, 2017

Community building in Benalla Group

“There are no boundaries for our brigades,” said Baddaginnie Captain Phil Rees of their close relationship with Goomalibee-Upotipotpon also in Benalla Group.

9.57 AM 20 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.

3.47 PM 17 March, 2017

Man escapes fire in Seymour

A CFA Assistant Chief Officer has helped a man out of his burning unit in Seymour overnight on Thursday (16 March).

2.17 PM 17 March, 2017

Farewell to CFA's oldest comms officer

Stan Brown joined Yalca & Yielima Fire Brigade in 1940 and was still active as the communications officer until his death last week at 102 years of age. 

11.25 AM 17 March, 2017

Coimadai cements its future

Coimadai Fire Brigade members have kept alive a fine tradition by once again building their own fire station.

10.01 AM 17 March, 2017

Death of Dimboola stalwart Bill McCann

From humble beginnings, success with running teams and a lifetime of firefighting experience, Bill McCann's achievements were celebrated by Dimboola member Bronwyn Hastings in this CFA News and Media story from 2013. 

2.34 PM 16 March, 2017

CFA brigades thank local sporting club

For many years the Tooradin & District Sports Club have supported local CFA brigades including Tooradin, Warneet-Blind Bight, Devon Meadows and Clyde just to name a few.

1.02 PM 16 March, 2017

Looking after your mental health

CFA’s Member Assistance Program (MAP) provides a comprehensive range of support for our members and their immediate family that is confidential, free and accessible 24 hours a day.

11.42 AM 16 March, 2017
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