Expressions of interest are now open for CFA and Coastguard volunteers to participate in Melbourne’s annual Australia Day Parade on Sunday, 26 January 2020.
CFA participates in the parade each year alongside volunteer members from other Victorian emergency services and community and cultural groups.
Participants will walk approximately two and a half kilometres from the corner of Bourke and Swanston Street, past the Melbourne Town Hall, Federation Square, over the Yarra River, and onto St Kilda Rd.
The march will start at approximately 11am after a flag raising ceremony at Melbourne Town Hall which begins at 10.30am.
The parade will finish by 12.30pm. Participants will be required to wear clean wildfire PPE for the duration of the parade.
Expressions of interest/nominations
If you are interested in participating in the parade, please nominate by completing this survey.
Successful applicants will be members who demonstrate CFA values, and have made a valuable contribution to the community.
Expressions of interest close at midnight 5 January 2020. The final selection of participants will be at the discretion of local OMs/ACOs.