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CFA Cluster brigade training

Local CFA brigades have been meeting in cluster groups to train together in preparation for the hot summer season ahead. What is a normal training...

You light it, you own it

BUSHFIRES cause devastation in Victorian communities, claiming lives, displacing families, and impacting livelihoods. Crime Stoppers Victoria is partnering with Victoria Police to remind people to...

Gippsland Water encourages locals to prepare for bushfire season

WITH a warmer than usual summer predicted, Gippsland Water is encouraging people to prepare for bushfires. Gippsland Water Managing Director, Sarah Cumming, advised customers to...

Honouring the contributions of the late bushfire expert Kevin Tolhurst

John Cameron and David Packham OAM KEVIN Tolhurst AM died on October 5, 2023 after delivering an address to a community forum on bushfire mitigation...

Spate of out of control burn-offs prompts warning

THE CFA is asking Victorians to take extreme care when burning off following 115 out-of-control burn-offs across the state last month. To avoid a further...

South East Timber Association urges state government to abandon residual risk policy

Phillip Hopkins THE state government's residual risk policy, which includes areas burnt by wildfire, must be abandoned so that Victorian communities are safer and less...

Two extremes

By Stefan Bradley, Zoe Askew, Ben McArthur and Liam Durkin There was no let-off for Wellington Shire residents this week, as both ends of extreme...

Victorians can expect a drier and warmer spring

THE latest Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for spring suggests that Victorians can expect a drier and warmer spring, with a high chance of an earlier...

Bushfires

Comment Michael-Shawn Fletcher, Anthony Romano, Michele Mariani, Russell Mullett and Simon Connor. SOUTH-EAST Australia’s bushfire crisis culminated in the devastating bushfire season of 2019 and 2020 that...

Sarsfield celebrates funding win

The local community is celebrating after their funding application was finally approved.

Funding to look at lakes health and bushfires

THE effects of bushfires on Victoria's Gippsland Lakes Ramsar site will be investigated by scientists in an effort to build resilience and protect them...

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Briagolong Log Cabin to benefit from Veterans Capital Works Program

THE state government says it is keeping the legacy of Victoria's veterans alive for future generations, by maintaining memorials and upgrading community buildings right...