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Board communique

The CFA Board met on 19 April 2017 for a half-day meeting followed by a Strategic Planning session.

3.16 PM 2 May, 2017

Telstra donation goes a long way

Passionate CFA firey Graeme Mckimmie was one happy man when he discovered he was the lucky winner of Telstra’s recent My CFA competition. 

2.28 PM 2 May, 2017

SCC Tour Saturday 13 May

As part of National Volunteer Week and due to popular demand we have organised an additional two tours of the State Control Centre on Saturday 13 May

4.11 PM 1 May, 2017

Product recall: Moretti 11 Fin oil column heater

A National Product Safety Recall notice has been issued for the Moretti 11 Fin oil column heater Model No. MC35B2, Batch 12/16 (OLN 9532, OLN 9539). 

2.31 PM 30 April, 2017

National Volunteer Week 2017

With National Volunteer Week (8-14 May) just around the corner, CFA has planned a wide range of activities and events to celebrate our volunteers’ achievements.

3.25 PM 28 April, 2017

CFA vols partner with FFMV in planned burn

CFA volunteers assisted Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMV) with a planned burn in Crossover on Thursday 20 April.

2.30 PM 28 April, 2017

Your chance to see inside the SCC or ESTA

As part of National Volunteer Week, CFA is giving CFA volunteers the opportunity to take a tour and see what happens behind the scenes at the State Control Centre (SCC) or Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA).

11.10 AM 28 April, 2017

Pax Hill burn camp

The first of three planned burn training camps being held in West Region this year was conducted at the Pax Hill Scout Camp in Ballarat over the weekend of 22 and 23 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 were recognised for their hard work on Wednesday 26 April 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
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