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VESEP funding boost for brigades

CFA brigades and groups will share in more than $14 million in funding from the Victorian Government as part of the 2021-22 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) grants.

5 Nov 2021

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Baranduda blaze recreated for IMT training

A dangerous grass fire that threatened homes, an aged care facility, and Australian Defence Force land has been replicated as part of an important training exercise for emergency agencies.

5 Nov 2021

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Following in the family's footsteps

Sophie Maher is currently 1st Lieutenant at Red Cliffs Fire Brigade and also a Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) firey. She spoke about how her passion for CFA first started ...

5 Nov 2021

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Milawa awarded grant for new light tanker

Milawa Fire Brigade members are excited to hear they will be receiving a new light tanker through the Victorian Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP).

4 Nov 2021

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Breathing new life into Wodonga West

Speaking about a recent recruitment drive following the devastating fires in 2019-20, Wodonga West Fire Brigade 2nd Lieutenant Dave Rossiter was well aware of the hurdles.

3 Nov 2021

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Mt Martha members grow mo’s for men’s health

Volunteers from Mt Martha Fire Brigade are among the many CFA members who are preparing to grow a mo for this year’s Movember campaign for men’s health.

1 Nov 2021

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Vital equipment supports brigades

The Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) is a Victorian Government-funded initiative to ensure volunteers are well supported and have access to the best equipment and facilities. 

1 Nov 2021

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Burn-off escapes into tree top

Hillcrest Fire Brigade has contained a burn-off from spreading, after the fire escaped into a nearby tree.

29 Oct 2021

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