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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Koondrook CFA help out interstate colleagues

CFA crews from Koondrook and Murrabit worked side-by-side with their Rural Fire Service (RFS NSW) colleagues at an out of control burn off in Barham at around 6.30pm on 26 September.

1 Oct 2021

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High demand for hay prompts fire warning

Victorian farmers have a spring in their step with the onset of strong seasonal growth of pastures and crops, but CFA has warned them to exercise caution when cutting, baling and storing hay.

21 Sep 2021 Community Safety

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