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Volunteering – it’s a family thing

Meet Sally Woods: wife, mother, grandmother and volunteer firefighter with Yarram Brigade.

3.30 PM 9 May, 2017

Volunteering in their blood, footy in their hearts

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

2.34 PM 9 May, 2017

Why I volunteer with CFA?

“I volunteer for CFA because I get to build great friendships with other likeminded people in and around my community. They are happy just to be someone that cares and helps out when others need assistance.” Lieutenant Martin Pelly, Bulla Fire Brigade.

2.03 PM 9 May, 2017

Recognising our specialist responders

National Volunteer Week is underway and, in recognition of our very important members, we focus on the specialist roles brigades perform in addition to traditional firefighting. 

12.40 PM 9 May, 2017

Winning entry NVW photo competition

Congratulations to all our talented shutterbugs who entered our inaugural National Volunteer Week Photo Competition.

4.22 PM 8 May, 2017

Celebrations for volunteer fireys run hot

The contribution and commitment of CFA volunteers will be celebrated this week as part of National Volunteer Week (8-14 May).

12.07 PM 8 May, 2017

Celebrating CFA's quiet achievers!

In celebration of Volunteer Week, we recognise some of CFA’s quiet achievers, also known as our Headquarters brigades. 

11.51 AM 8 May, 2017

Graeme and Ruth dedicated to Mandurang

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

10.36 AM 8 May, 2017

Product recall extended for Moretti oil heaters

The previous National Product Safety Recall issued in April 2017 involving the Moretti brand oil column heater has now been extended to include all Moretti and Click brand oil column heaters.  The recalled heaters were sold nationally by Bunnings from 1 January 2017 to April 2017.

8.46 AM 8 May, 2017

State Control Centre Tours - Register Now

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

3.34 PM 5 May, 2017

Brigades support crucial burn for Lorne community

Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMVic) and CFA crews have again carried out crucial fuel reduction work together at a planned burn on the outskirts of Lorne.

12.41 PM 5 May, 2017

Hall fire in Corio

Early this morning CFA crews were called to a hall fire in Corio.

9.27 AM 5 May, 2017

Landfill blaze in Kilmany

CFA firefighters were called to an early morning fire at the Kilmany Landfill today, 4 May. 

9.55 AM 4 May, 2017

Safer Together in action at Nelson

The fire risk to the township of Nelson, in the state’s far South West, has been significantly reduced thanks to a multi-agency planned burn on private land.

9.12 PM 3 May, 2017

New Beaconsfield Fire Station officially opens

The new Beaconsfield Fire Station was officially opened on 30 April 2017 by Daniel Mulino MLC Member for Eastern Victoria and CFA board member Dr Gillian Sparkes.

12.24 PM 3 May, 2017

Faces of CFA: Ken Calder

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.

12.02 PM 3 May, 2017

The best tools for our state’s heroes

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to keep Victoria safe, with extra support for the men and women who serve our state during an emergency.

3.21 PM 2 May, 2017

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
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