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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

Recruit firefighters Movember campaign

We moustache you to stop what you’re doing and check out these mos!

9.19 AM 24 November, 2017

Bushfire in Gembrook

This afternoon (22 November) firefighters were called to assist with a bushfire at the Bunyip State Park in Gembrook.

5.09 PM 22 November, 2017

Bushfire outlook: November update

Due to drier and warmer than average conditions since autumn 2017, the bushfire seasonal outlook for 2017-18 has been re-examined for southern Australia. 

2.51 PM 22 November, 2017

Calm efforts recognised when the heat is on

It's sometimes said there's a reason for everything we do, even though we might not recognise it at the time.

10.31 AM 22 November, 2017

Fire restrictions in West and North East

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 27 November 2017:

1.31 PM 21 November, 2017

The 12 'Mo-Bros' of Werribee

Werribee Fire Brigade members are never ones to shy away from a challenge and Movember is no different.

4.07 PM 20 November, 2017

Penshurst stormwater diversion works complete

CFA is pleased to announce the stormwater diversion works at the VEMTC Penshurst training campus are now complete.

2.03 PM 20 November, 2017

Cavendish Brigade recognises outstanding service

Cavendish Fire Brigade held its presentation evening on 28 October at the Cavendish Recreation Reserve with approximately 100 members and family attending.  

1.26 PM 20 November, 2017

Statement from Chair of the Board: New CFA CEO

I am pleased to announce following a thorough and extensive recruitment process, Dr Paul Smith has been appointed the permanent Chief Executive Officer of CFA.

2.25 PM 17 November, 2017

VESEP announcement

CFA brigades and groups will share $9.5 million for projects as part of today’s Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) announcement.

1.57 PM 16 November, 2017
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