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Safer Together – ongoing boost to fire services

The Victorian Government launched the Safer Together program in late 2015. Since then it has been led jointly by CFA and DELWP. It marked a change in policy for fire agencies with the aim to improve c ...

27 May 2022

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Planned burn at Dunkeld helps protect the community

CFA’s Planned Burn Task Force, Forest Fire Management Victoria and Parks Victoria came together to conduct complex planned burns for the Southern Grampians Shire Council around the town of Dunkeld in ...

26 May 2022

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Pushing-up for a good cause

CFA members will be taking on mental health hands-down, taking part in the 2022 Push-Up Challenge.

26 May 2022

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Workshop provides mechanical insight

A presentation at the Bairnsdale District Mechanical Officer (DMO) Workshop has helped women firefighters better understand the work of our DMOs and the equipment and appliances they work with on the ...

24 May 2022

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Updated maintenance truck full of innovation

CFA members have a strong appreciation for our district mechanical officers’ (DMOs) capabilities. You may have witnessed their work or heard stories about how DMOs are an amazing cohort of can-do peop ...

24 May 2022

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Brigades gain more than 100 new drivers

CFA will have more than 100 new licensed fire truck drivers throughout District 9 following the completion of training through the Enhancing Volunteerism Grant Program (EVGP).

24 May 2022

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Helicopter helps volunteer snap up top prize

A stunning picture of a firefighting helicopter flying over Strathfieldsaye Fire Brigade’s Tanker 1 has won the annual CFA National Volunteer Week Photo Competition.

20 May 2022

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Research into rain forest flammability

When the Australian Fire Danger Rating System was pioneered by Alan McArthur during the 1950s and 1960s, it was based on standard dry eucalypt forests on level ground and assessed the difficulty of su ...

20 May 2022

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