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Message from Chair – Friday 19 May

This morning the Premier announced a significant reform to the way that fire services are delivered in Victoria. 

11.29 AM 19 May, 2017

2017 Memorial Service

On Sunday 7 May CFA honoured members who lost their lives in the line of duty at the CFA Annual Memorial Service held in The Auditorium of the Federation University’s Churchill Campus near Morwell.

4.35 PM 18 May, 2017

An open letter about inclusion

I joined CFA when a friend of mine lost her childcare centre in a fire. This friend knew I had a strong interest in the emergency services field and advised me to attend Scoresby Fire Brigade’s open day.

4.57 PM 17 May, 2017

Faces of CFA: Phil McCosh

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.

9.35 AM 17 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

Update to staff and volunteers

As many of you would be aware, I recently wrote to the Emergency Services Minister, The Hon. James Merlino MP, following media speculation about changes to Victoria’s fire services.

3.53 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

New training site to boost firefighters and Ballan

CFA welcomes the announcement a site for a new training campus in Ballan has been secured, giving firefighters better access to practical training.

2.11 PM 15 May, 2017

Beaconsfield Fire Brigade Awards

The Beaconsfield Fire Brigade held its annual awards dinner on 12 May 2017 with many members recognised for thier service.

10.07 AM 15 May, 2017

Mum's the word

In honour of all our fantastic CFA mums, we would like to share a story about mum and grandmother Robyn Morley through the eyes of her kids. 

10.48 AM 14 May, 2017

Keeping the home fires burning

Wangaratta Fire Brigade has reached a proud milestone with the awarding of a 60-year service medal to brigade life members Joan Rosser and Elaine Graham. Another four women are also very long-serving brigade auxiliary members.

7.46 AM 14 May, 2017

NVW Photo competition entries

A big thank-you to all the members who participated in the National Volunteer Week photo competition, we appreciate the time and effort taken by everyone. 

1.32 PM 12 May, 2017

Combining street art with community safety

On Wednesday 10 May, Castlemaine Fire Brigade members sprang into action racing their pumper and tanker to the local tattoo parlour. 

12.18 PM 12 May, 2017

Digital volunteering in disaster risk reduction

In recent years, information from community members contributed online has proved highly useful in emergencies. 

7.51 PM 11 May, 2017

Funding boost for emergency services volunteers

Emergency services volunteers across the state are receiving a funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

2.56 PM 11 May, 2017

District 14 thanks its brigade support members

As part of National Volunteer Week, we celebrate our support members and gain an insight into the important role they play in their brigade. 

2.04 PM 11 May, 2017

121 vols to celebrate at Werribee

In honour of National Volunteer Week we are taking a look at some of our outstanding members and brigades.

1.48 PM 11 May, 2017

Fire notice issued for tyre stockpile in Stawell

CFA has today issued a Fire Prevention Notice to the owner of a tyre stockpile in Stawell, Used Tyre Recycling Corporation Pty Ltd (UTRC).

9.42 AM 11 May, 2017

Volunteers getting the message out

Finding new ways of getting the fire safety message out to the community is a constant challenge for CFA. 

9.13 AM 11 May, 2017

Donna and Helen always helping others

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we are recognising a few of our outstanding volunteers who go above and beyond for their home towns.

3.16 PM 10 May, 2017
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