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South Gippsland Group celebrates

The South Gippsland Group of Fire Brigades celebrated its long-serving members at its annual presentation dinner recently.

1.52 PM 1 August, 2017

Amendments to the Working with Children Act 2005

As of today (Tuesday, 1 August 2017) changes come into effect to the Working with Children Act 2005 which aim to strengthen the protection of children.

9.23 AM 1 August, 2017

Historic homestead lost in Clyde North

At approximately 9.24pm on Friday 28 July, Berwick and Beaconsfield brigades were paged to a reported house fire on Grices Road, Clyde North.

2.08 AM 1 August, 2017

High angle rescue in Echuca

Echuca brigade was called to a rescue in Echuca’s Victoria Park Reserve on 30 July.

5.00 PM 31 July, 2017

CFA hits the Springvale snow fields

CFA brigade members from Springvale and Keysborough brigades and the Field Service Delivery team will be getting together this weekend at Springvale Snow Fest to deliver important residential safety messages.  

10.19 AM 29 July, 2017

CFA brigades make a stand against family violence

For CFA brigades Kinglake and Toolangi, speaking out against family violence is a message both want to make loud and clear to their local communities and beyond.

4.59 PM 28 July, 2017

Latest at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC

With our major event, Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017, taking place earlier in the month, July has been super busy at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.

1.28 PM 27 July, 2017

SAFE program a hit with school children

The popular SAFE (Safety Awareness Field Education) multi-agency program has been running in Victoria’s North West region since 2004, delivering safety education sessions to children in grades 3 and 4. 

9.39 AM 27 July, 2017

Update on proposed fire services reform

I want to update everyone on where the Parliament's inquiry into the fire services reform is up to.

4.50 PM 26 July, 2017

Wattle Glen’s major extension

In the summer of 1943-44 a railway work-gang was boiling the billy at Wattle Glen.

11.46 AM 25 July, 2017

Cookies commemorate hard work of CFA in Yea

Yea was one of the many communities devastated by the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires.

9.14 PM 24 July, 2017

Last chance for Australian Fire Cadet Championships

Calling all Juniors 14-15 years of age and Junior Leaders who would like an experience of a lifetime!

3.46 PM 24 July, 2017

Brigade says “I do” to talking about PTSD

Allan East, a member of Mooroopna Fire Brigade is the first to admit their brigade doesn’t mind a creative approach to fundraising events. 

12.19 PM 24 July, 2017

690 years of service at Darlington

Recently members of the Darlington Fire Brigade came together to present service awards to many of their members, with a whopping 690 years of combined service.   

11.38 AM 24 July, 2017

Portland video aims to attract more staff

Our career firefighters who are looking for a tree or sea change can get the best of both worlds if they transfer to little-known Portland Fire Station.  

9.51 AM 24 July, 2017

Farm safety a serious matter for two CFA members

CFA is just one of the many things that Baddaginnie members and good mates Rod Cook and Phil Rees have in common.

9.47 AM 24 July, 2017

Forensic pathology linking with fire investigation

On Wednesday 19 July 2017, 40 CFA fire investigators from across the state had a unique opportunity to attend a training session called 'Forensic pathology linking with fire investigation'. 

2.00 PM 21 July, 2017

Update: CFA Inclusion and Fairness

In May 2017, CFA appointed a dedicated Assistant Chief Officer Steve Smith to lead our inclusion work.

12.57 PM 21 July, 2017

CFA Board Communique

The CFA Board had an extensive agenda for its regular monthly meeting on 17 July 2017.

11.47 AM 20 July, 2017

CFA flocks to Sheepvention

If you haven’t already, grab a pen and mark 6-8 August in your calendar, as CFA is heading to Sheepvention and it’s an event you will not want to miss.

4.54 PM 19 July, 2017
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