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Eliminating everyday sexism: a matter for everyone

In 2017, CFA joined the Male Champions of Change with Frances Diver as CFA Champion and ACO Inclusion and Fairness Steve Smith Implementation Leader. A report released yesterday by Male Champions of Change yesterday titled 'We Set the Tone: Eliminating Everyday Sexism', outlines what everyday sexism looks like, its impact on employees, career advancement and productivity, and actions that can be taken to address this harmful workplace dynamic.

11.57 AM 25 October, 2017

Strzelecki Group prepares for summer

The Strzelecki Group of fire brigades conducted its annual bushfire training exercise on Sunday 8 October in conditions that are already drying out in District 9.

11.06 AM 25 October, 2017

Campbells Creek life member and awards night

Campbells Creek Fire Brigade held an awards night on 6 October.

9.38 AM 25 October, 2017

CFA 2016-17 Annual Report

CFA's 2016-17 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament last Thursday and is on our website here: CFA Annual Report 2016-17 (PDF 8MB)

2.11 PM 24 October, 2017

Victorian Emergency Operations Handbook 2017

Over the past few years, Emergency Management Victoria (EMV) has produced the Victorian Bushfire Handbook (Edition 5).

4.37 PM 23 October, 2017

Experts gather on disaster reduction

Emergency management practitioners and researchers gathered in Sydney on 13 October for a public forum on reducing the impacts of disasters in Australia.

11.48 AM 23 October, 2017

Whittlesea Diamond Valley Group Strike Team Forum

On Sunday 22 October, strike team leaders, scribes and drivers from the Whittlesea Diamond Valley Group gathered together.

2.37 PM 22 October, 2017

Factory fire at Traralgon warehouse

Early this morning (20 October) CFA battled a large structure fire at second hand warehouse, Junk n Dishoarderly in Traralgon. Firefighters were called to the scene at McMahon Street at 5am.

11.41 AM 20 October, 2017

South East Community Bushfire Connection Program

CFA has been working closely with community members, Forest Fire Management, Parks Victoria, Latrobe City Council and Federation University Australia to develop and deliver the Community Bushfire Connection program within the Latrobe Valley in November 2017.

1.27 PM 19 October, 2017

CFA assists in fighting Northern California fires

Seven CFA firefighters were among a contingent of 33 Victorian emergency management personnel deployed today to assist in managing the devastating fires in Northern California.

4.17 PM 18 October, 2017

Challenge applications extended

Applications for the Challenge 2018 program have been extended to Friday, 3 November. 

4.15 PM 18 October, 2017

CFA committed to a safe environment

As you may be aware, Fairfax is today reporting on the findings of a CFA survey. This relates to an interim report on the results of an internal survey that was carried out among professional, technical and administrative staff in May 2016.

4.32 PM 17 October, 2017

Transcript ABC interview Tuesday, 17 October

Transcript of CFA Chief Executive Officer Frances Diver's radio interview with the ABC’s Jon Faine on Tuesday, 17 October. 

12.25 PM 17 October, 2017

D14 ex-Captains and 1st Lieutenants Dinner

On 2 October, District 14 hosted a Recognition and Appreciation dinner for past Captains and 1st Lieutenants from Integrated Brigades (IBs).

10.12 AM 17 October, 2017

KIAP in Action short film launch

On a chilly Sunday morning in Merrijig participants of the North East Region Community Engagement Forum were the first to see CFA’s new short film, KIAP in Action.

4.41 PM 16 October, 2017

CFA celebrates Rural Women's Day

Yesterday (15 October) was International day of Rural Women, and CFA celebrated this great opportunity by highlighting the achievements of Gippsland volunteer Stephanie Montague.

1.49 PM 16 October, 2017

Training to become a bushfire investigator

On Sunday 15 October 2017, seven CFA members attended the VEMTC Huntly Campus to begin their training as bushfire investigators.

12.08 PM 16 October, 2017

Reduce risks and save time

Want to know how to reduce your risk of having a road accident and improve your work life balance, all from the comfort of your own home or office?

11.25 AM 16 October, 2017

Pat inspires women in rural Victoria

As a farmer in rural Victoria and a CFA volunteer, Pat Bigham has been caring for the land and helping others for a number of years which is what International Day of Rural Women is all about.

6.24 PM 15 October, 2017

Funding boost for CFA

Today the Victorian Government announced significant funding to enable CFA to continue its vital work and deliver better training, support and equipment for staff and volunteers across Victoria.

3.34 PM 13 October, 2017
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