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AFSM for dedicated Ballarat firey

Mark Cartledge has received recognition for his thirty-year commitment to firefighting by being named a recipient of the Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM).

26 Jan 2023

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Five CFA members awarded Australian Fire Service Medals

Five decorated CFA members have been named as this year’s Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) recipients, in recognition of their dedicated service to CFA and their communities.

26 Jan 2023

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Champion of change honoured with AFSM

Many people across CFA and the wider emergency services have benefited from Michael Rowe’s vision, diligence and commitment to community safety and inclusion across his 42-year volunteer career.

26 Jan 2023

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Ken Stuart humbled by AFSM honour

A CFA volunteer firefighter for more than 55 years, Kenneth (Ken) Stuart has been awarded the Australian Fire Service Medal in the Australia Day Honours to recognise his strong leadership and dedicati ...

26 Jan 2023

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Esteemed Ferntree Gully firey takes out AFSM honour

Recognised as one of the most experienced and valued leaders by his peers in the North East, Robert ‘Toddy’ Small will be awarded an Australian Fire Services Medal (AFSM) as part of this years’ Austra ...

26 Jan 2023

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Ash Wednesday 40th Anniversary Commemoration Event

16 February 2023 marks the 40th anniversary of Ash Wednesday, one of the most significant bushfire events in Australian history. It claimed the lives of 47 Victorians.

25 Jan 2023

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Planned burn lessons for new volunteer

A volunteer who recently joined CFA has boosted his knowledge and fireground experience by taking part in a planned burn.

24 Jan 2023

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