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CFA opens state-of-the-art training facility

CFA has unveiled the latest state-of-the-art training facility, with the Central Highlands Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre (VEMTC) opening near Ballan today, 23 November.

23 Nov 2021

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Road named in recognition of Allan Roberts

Long before Research was overtaken by urban sprawl, the threat of bushfire was constant and very real. As a newlywed, Allan Roberts would spend weekends with the family in Research and weekdays in Wil ...

23 Nov 2021

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Training duo recognised by CFA

A drive at the new CFA VEMTC training facility in Central Highlands has been named after a valuable CFA couple, Dale and Joy Pitts.

23 Nov 2021

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Beaufort volunteer honoured with road naming

Long-serving Beaufort CFA volunteer, David Gerrard, has been recognised with an eponymous road in his honour at CFA’s new Volunteer Emergency Management Training Centre (VEMTC) in Ballan.

23 Nov 2021

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Training centre road named after former Ballarat captain

Road nine at CFA's new Central Highlands VEMTC training facility will be named after a life member who helped Ballarat Fire Brigade purchase their first Road Crash Rescue unit.

23 Nov 2021

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Training site honours late, great firey

A street at the new CFA VEMTC training facility in Central Highlands has been named after a decorated CFA member, the late Greg Allisey AFSM.

23 Nov 2021

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Distinguished service recognised at new training centre

A distinguished 58-year service to the CFA has seen one of our highly respected members honoured with a street named after him at the new VEMTC training facility in Ballan.

23 Nov 2021

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Teacher honoured at new CFA training site

A street at the new CFA VEMTC training facility in Central Highlands has been named after CFA volunteer, Samantha Rothman, who has been recognised for her commitment to training and development.

23 Nov 2021

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Training road named after CFA's first female captain

The devastation of the Ash Wednesday bushfires left young mum Sue Sheldrick wanting to do more to help affected communities. While she was unaware at the time, this grim start to 1983 was also the sta ...

23 Nov 2021

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Honouring CFA's first female AFSM recipient

The late Winsome Morris was the first female CFA member to receive an Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) in 2003. The AFSM for distinguished fire services was just one of many medals and honours she ...

23 Nov 2021

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