Media Room

The CFA Media team works closely with media on both proactive and reactive media opportunities and recognises the media as a valuable partner in emergency communication.

We always strive to respond to media queries as quickly as possible and within deadline, and will try to secure suitable spokespeople at state, regional and local levels as required.

CFA Media team members also work in operational support during emergencies, and are often deployed to the State Control Centre or incident control centres throughout the bushfire season and during other Victorian emergencies such as storms or pandemics.

CFA Media manages the media accreditation process for access to bushfires managed by CFA and/or DELWP and other CFA incidents that media may be interested in covering.

Please note that some built-up regional areas previously serviced by CFA career firefighters are now serviced by Fire Rescue Victoria (see FRV Response Areas). CFA volunteer firefighters continue to support FRV at incidents in these areas.

 

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Fire restrictions to lift in District 7

The Fire Danger Period (FDP) will finish at 1.00am on Tuesday, 6 April 2021 in the following municipalities in CFA’s District 7: • City of Greater Geelong • Borough of Queenscliff • Surf Coast Shire • ...

26 Mar 2021 Community Safety

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Fire restrictions end for Ararat and surrounds

The Fire Danger Period (FDP) will finish at 1.00am on Tuesday, 6 April in the following municipalities in CFA’s District 16: • Ararat Rural City Council • Pyrenees Shire Council • Northern Grampians S ...

26 Mar 2021 Community Safety

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Fire restrictions to end in Hume region

The Fire Danger Period (FDP) will finish at 1.00am on Monday, 29 March 2021 in the following municipalities in CFA’s District 24, 23, 22 and 12: • Rural City of Wodonga • Mount Hotham Alpine Resort • ...

24 Mar 2021 Community Safety

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Fire restrictions end for parts of Wimmera

The Fire Danger Period (FDP) will finish at 1.00am on Monday, 29 March in the following municipalities in CFA’s District 17: • West Wimmera Shire Council (northern part) • Horsham Rural City Council ( ...

24 Mar 2021 Community Safety

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