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Thanks from Whittlesea/Diamond Valley Group

Last night was the last Whittlesea Diamond Valley Group meeting for outgoing Group Officer Urs Biedermann, 1st DGO Ken Williamson and 2nd DGO Warren Emery. The three officers have provided many years of service to CFA and to the Group in particular.

1.54 PM 22 June, 2017

CFA Board Communique

The CFA Board had an extensive agenda for its regular monthly meeting on 19 June 2017.

12.34 PM 22 June, 2017

Memberlink’s new digital card has launched

Emergency Memberlink is a key recognition program that thanks members for their significant contribution and dedication to CFA and creating safer communities.

10.02 AM 22 June, 2017

Faces of CFA: Peter Watkins

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.

9.39 AM 21 June, 2017

Kindling a CFA love

Burning love for two CFA volunteers Eva and Daniel Banks.

9.20 AM 21 June, 2017

CEO update - Fire services reform

CFA notes the legislation to reform Victoria's fire services is expected to be referred to a select committee today for an advisory report.

9.09 AM 21 June, 2017

CFA to attend Australian Fire Cadet Championships

CFA has once again been invited to participate in the Australian National Fire Cadet Championships (AFCCs) being held at Myuna Bay near Lake Macquarie in NewSouth Wales, during the September school holidays.

3.55 PM 20 June, 2017

A better working environment for our fireys

New road rules announced by the State Government this week will reduce the risks to CFA members when responding to emergencies and help them fulfil their important roles more effectively.

1.43 PM 20 June, 2017

Planned burning professional development day

A vegetation management and planned burning professional development day for CFA West Region operational staff was held recently in Ballarat.

12.58 PM 20 June, 2017

CFA and SES joint cultural awareness sessions

CFA and SES facilitators will work hand in hand to deliver a number of cultural awareness sessions to brigades and units right across the state.

9.35 AM 20 June, 2017

Presumptive legislation: The facts

Cancer compensation reforms introduced into the Victorian Parliament will deliver the presumptive legislation that firefighters want, need and deserve.

3.40 PM 19 June, 2017

CFA participates in pilot safety program

The CFA North West region recently participated in a pilot project to enhance equality and prevent violence against women.

1.49 PM 19 June, 2017

My CFA family – one man’s journey from Iraq to CFA

A few regular school visits from the local fire brigade inspired a young Baker Dawas to join CFA to give back to his community.

1.52 PM 16 June, 2017

Sign of the times

Members of Inverloch Fire Brigade's new brigade management team (BMT) recently sought to improve the way they interacted and communicated with their community.

12.27 PM 16 June, 2017

Chief Officer update on fire services reform

Chief Officer Steve Warrington answers some of the most commonly asked questions we have received on fire services reform in the video below.

2.32 PM 15 June, 2017

Faces of CFA: Greg Parker

As part of Men's Health Week, we feature Smythesdale Fire Brigade's Greg Parker who coordinates their rehab unit, one of 14 in Victoria. 

1.51 PM 15 June, 2017

Soil moisture system improves forecasts

Research from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC has developed a prototype, high-resolution system to more accurately predict soil dryness, leading to better bushfire predictions. 

11.56 AM 14 June, 2017

70 years strong at Giffard West

This year Giffard West Fire Brigade celebrated a big milestone, having served the community for 70 years.

11.16 AM 14 June, 2017

World Police & Fire Games Los Angeles August 2017

The Country Fire Authority Sports & Recreation Association (CFASRA) is looking for CFA members who are interested or intending to go to the World Police & Fire Games to be held in Los Angeles from 7 to 16 August 2017.  

11.12 AM 14 June, 2017

CFA medical officer’s health tips for men

Dr Michael Sargeant has been the CFA Medical Officer for some 20 years.

11.09 AM 14 June, 2017
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