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CFA welcomes new DCO Stephanie Rotarangi

CFA has today announced that Stephanie Rotarangi will become the organisation’s newest Deputy Chief Officer. 

 12.00 PM 2 March, 2018

Working together to care for country

CFA staff based in Burwood East had the pleasure of experiencing first hand a traditional Smoking Ceremony conducted by traditional owner, Elder Uncle Collin Hunter, for CFA headquarters. 

 3.59 PM 27 February, 2018

Update from CEO Paul Smith

As I mark just over a week in the job at CFA, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for a warm welcome and share what I plan to achieve as your Chief Executive.  

 1.45 PM 13 February, 2018

Challenge 2018 celebrates 25 years of leadership

Celebrating 25 years of leadership and teamwork, participants of Challenge 2018 recently graduated after 12 days of rigorous physical activity, networking and education. 

 12.00 PM 8 February, 2018

Back from the brink

Warrayure-Moutajup Fire Brigade is between Hamilton and Dunkeld on the Glenelg Highway.

 7.24 AM 8 January, 2018

Tahara brigades unite

After two years of discussions, Tahara and Tahara West brigades in District 4’s Merino Group have amalgamated.

 9.07 AM 28 December, 2017

More career firefighters for Portland Fire Station

Eight career firefighters will transfer from Melbourne’s Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) to join the Portland CFA brigade.

 4.47 PM 21 December, 2017

How group officers plan for risk

Over a series of five interviews, we talk to group officers across our regions to find out about their local risks and how they prepare for the summer.

 10.00 AM 14 December, 2017

It’s Christmas time at Doreen

Doreen Fire Brigade members and their families gathered together again to celebrate all that is good in CFA with an informal Sunday Christmas brunch.

 5.54 AM 11 December, 2017

CFA will not tolerate inappropriate behaviour

CFA Chief Officer Steve Warrington outlines why he is adamant CFA will not tolerate inappropriate behaviour.  

 1.35 PM 6 December, 2017

KIAP in Action short film launch

On a chilly Sunday morning in Merrijig participants of the North East Region Community Engagement Forum were the first to see CFA’s new short film, KIAP in Action.

 3.41 PM 16 October, 2017

CFA celebrates Rural Women's Day

Yesterday (15 October) was International day of Rural Women, and CFA celebrated this great opportunity by highlighting the achievements of Gippsland volunteer Stephanie Montague.

 12.49 PM 16 October, 2017

Mt Martha Brigade Support Team

This week, CFA is recognising and acknowledging some of our senior members as part of Victorian Seniors Week. Mt Martha Fire Brigade is a perfect example of an active senior group that doesn't let age get in its way.

 2.31 PM 9 October, 2017

Update from Steve Smith ACO Inclusion & Fairness

Assistant Chief Officer, Inclusion and Fairness, Steve Smith provides an update on his first few months in the role. Steve also provides some ideas on how we can all contribute to CFA being an inclusive and equitable organisation. If you would like subtitles, click on the first icon in the bottom right hand corner of the screen.

 12.33 PM 22 September, 2017

District 8 2017 Interfaith Tour

Building on the success of the Inaugural Tour in October 2016, the Community Safety Team again organised a tour of local places of worship within the District 8 area with the theme being, Many Faiths, One People.

 9.49 AM 22 September, 2017

Triple response from Wyatt

For Port Albert Second Lieutenant and Junior Leader Wyatt Kilgower, the love of volunteering has generated yet more volunteering. 

 9.30 AM 31 August, 2017

Female CFA duo recognised with top awards

More than 150 guests attended the annual Epping Fire Brigade dinner and awards night on Friday, 11 August which recognised the ongoing contributions made by brigade members.

 9.26 AM 29 August, 2017

All for one at Malmsbury

When the Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre (YJC) opened a high security unit in 2015 with 45 beds for men aged 18 to 21 years, the number of annual turnouts for Malmsbury dramatically increased from an average of 50 to about 160. 

 8.26 AM 29 August, 2017

At 92, Bob’s still pitching in with CFA

Bob Adams has been a member of CFA for almost 80 years, fighting his first fire at just 14 years old.

 12.50 PM 28 August, 2017

Faces of CFA: Nicholas Watt

What binds CFA members is the common goal to protect lives and property, but you’re a diverse bunch. Every member has a story and Faces of CFA introduces you to just some of those stories.

 10.11 AM 16 August, 2017