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Fire restrictions announced for South West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 11 December 2017:

3.13 PM 6 December, 2017

CFA will not tolerate inappropriate behaviour

CFA Chief Officer Steve Warrington outlines why he is adamant CFA will not tolerate inappropriate behaviour.  

2.35 PM 6 December, 2017

Transcript: CEO Frances Diver on 3AW

Transcript of CFA Chief Executive Officer Frances Diver interview with 3AW’s Neil Mitchell on Wednesday, 6 December. 

11.11 AM 6 December, 2017

Research highlights gaps in fire safety knowledge

To understand how people living in high-risk areas view their bushfire risk and how well prepared they feel, CFA has carried out post-season community surveys in bushfire-prone areas since 2009.

4.27 PM 5 December, 2017

Trial of wireless intercom systems

With the heat, smoke and noise during bushfires, communications on the fireground remain a key issue.

8.31 AM 5 December, 2017

Christmas shopping with Emergency Memberlink

Make Christmas 2017 the most memorable yet and give your family and friends a gift you know they’ll love.

9.39 AM 4 December, 2017

Maiden Gully community welcomes a pumper

While the handover of a fire truck is a pretty good day for any community, Sunday 26 November was something special in Maiden Gully.

8.15 PM 3 December, 2017

2018 Australia Day Parade - EOI

Once again, CFA will participate in the Australia Day Parade in Melbourne’s CBD. 

4.53 PM 1 December, 2017

Vehicle accident in Bayswater

*UPDATED AS OF 10.40am*

10.27 AM 1 December, 2017

Board communique

The CFA Board held its regular monthly meeting on 20 November 2017.

9.31 AM 30 November, 2017

Large grass fire in Mount Cottrell

*UPDATED as of 8.30pm*

8.04 PM 29 November, 2017

Best of Warrnambool on film

A video showcasing what’s on offer when on shift at Warrnambool Fire Station will help attract career firefighters to fill vacancies in the area. 

5.31 PM 29 November, 2017

Celebrating Social Inclusion Week in Morwell

On Tuesday 28 November, Morwell Neighbourhood House put on a special event to celebrate Social Inclusion Week.

11.12 AM 29 November, 2017

CFA skills upgrade just a click away

“Our Learning Hub enhances the capability of all our people, providing an opportunity to upskill across a range of subjects at your leisure.”

2.28 PM 28 November, 2017

CFA says no to violence against women

Encouraging firefighters to take a stand when it comes to violence against women should be core business for CFA, according to Chief Officer Steve Warrington.

1.41 PM 28 November, 2017

Mernda rehab vehicle handover

On Sunday November 19 State Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green, presented the keys of a new type of CFA vehicle to David Weedon, Captain of Mernda Fire Brigade.

1.40 PM 28 November, 2017

Benalla Group looking for more women

On Saturday 25 November, the Benalla Group held a women’s recruitment event at the Benalla Botanical Gardens. 

11.47 AM 28 November, 2017

Fire restrictions introduced across the state

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 4 December 2017:

4.15 PM 27 November, 2017

International Day of People with Disability

Sunday 3 December marks the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). A United Nations sanctioned day, IDPwD recognises the journey for people with disability, their contributions and the impact community can have when inclusivity is a major priority.

10.39 AM 27 November, 2017

CFA leading research into fire suppressants

CFA’s bushfire research team is leading an Australian-first research project into the effectiveness of water-enhancing polymer gel technology as a fire suppressant and its ability to help protect the community.

10.12 AM 24 November, 2017
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