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CFA announces start of the fire season

Fire restrictions have been declared in parts of North West Victoria, marking the start of the 2021/22 fire season in Victoria.

18 Oct 2021

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Working as one gets the job done in Pakenham

Volunteer firefighters from Officer, Pakenham, Nar Nar Goon and Toomuc were called to a house fire in Drysdale Street, Pakenham in support of Fire Rescue Victoria around 12.45pm yesterday.

15 Oct 2021

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Cann River ready for fire season

Local emergency services hosted an informative community event in Cann River at the weekend, drawing more than 150 attendees to learn about emergency preparedness and available support services.

15 Oct 2021

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A celebration of CFA’s rural women

The vital role of women to their communities, their brigades, and to CFA as an organisation is being celebrated as CFA marks International Rural Women’s Day on 15 October.

15 Oct 2021

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Community promotes bushfire resilience

Last year a group of Nillumbik residents who were concerned about bushfire preparedness in their local area, came together to form a not-for-profit incorporated association to provide information abou ...

13 Oct 2021

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Planning and preparing for disasters

Today marks International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR), a day recognised by the United Nations to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster risk reduction.

13 Oct 2021

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Virtual Stair Climb raises $200k

Hundreds of CFA firefighters capped off an impressive campaign for the Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb as the month-long initiative came to an end on Sunday, 10 October.

12 Oct 2021

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Peer Support Program receives generous donations

The Peer Support Program has received a technology boost with the delivery of iPads and Bluetooth conference call speakers to help peer coordinators and their teams to remain connected.

12 Oct 2021

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Protect the people you care for this fire season

To protect Victoria’s vulnerable population this fire season, CFA and Carers Victoria have released a new e-learning module to support carers with bushfire planning.

11 Oct 2021

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