29May2016

You are here: Home

Headline Article

April 22, 2016 3037

WE SUPPORT THE CFA AND MINISTER JANE GARRETT – Thursday, 18 May Update

Read CFA's new Operational EBA Update - click here to download - issued 18 May 2016 Statement from CFA Board 12 May 2016: We are writing to you today as part of our commitment to keeping you updated on the progress of the Operational EBA discussions. We are deeply saddened by reports of deteriorating relationships between volunteers and staff in some areas. Many volunteers have told us they do not want to get involved in genuine negotiations… (more)
May 27, 2016 42

2016 VFBV Volunteer Welfare & Efficiency Survey – Register Now

The annual VFBV Volunteer Welfare & Efficiency Survey will open again on July 15, and remain open until 29 August – see below to register and you’ll receive the survey via email as soon as it opens.… (more)
May 27, 2016 29

Youth Network – Apply Now

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS AGED 18 – 35 WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE Applications Now Open VFBV has recognised the need to engage with and improve our connection to our young volunteers. As a result, we… (more)
May 19, 2016 179

CFA Operational EBA Update

Following more enquiries regarding the EBA, the CFA Organisational Leadership Team has released an updated EBA Information sheet, which is replicated below. You can download a PDF version either form… (more)
Jan 13, 2016 155

CFA Surge Capacity – Essential for Victoria

Big fires happen every year in Victoria. Victoria is one of the most fire prone areas in the world. But Victoria’s CFA volunteers and career staff are always ready to help keep you safe. Here’s how… (more)
Jan 13, 2016 2417

NEW VIDEO: Computer Model of Major Incidents

Click on the map below for computer generated modelling from VFBV and the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety, showing how CFA uses its huge volunteer capacity… (more)
 

VFBV Newsletter

Welcome

Welcome
Welcome

Welcome

VFBV is the voice of CFA Volunteers. It is established under Victorian law, the Country Fire Authority Act, to represent the volunteers on all matters that affect their welfare and efficiency.

VFBV works with the CFA Board and Management, Governments, Members of Parliament, official inquiries, municipal councils and instrumentalities, business and the public.

VFBV is made up...

Readmore

Digital Scanner Subsidy Program

Have you paid for your Tier 2 Digital Scanners yet?

Brigades and Groups have until the 15th May to pay for their Tier 2 orders.

Brigades/Groups have been emailed Tier 2 Order confirmations, a generic copy can be viewed from here.

Payment must be received within the next...

 

0

Days

0

Hours

0

Minutes

0

Seconds

 

Most recent Articles

  • 27 May 2016 in Other News Read 461 times Support for Firefighters Experiencing PTSD
    Support for Firefighters Experiencing PTSD STATE GOVERNMENT MEDIA RELEASE Thursday, 26 May, 2016 MORE SUPPORT FOR FIREFIGHTERS EXPERIENCING PTSD The Andrews Labor Government is supporting firefighters suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with a new pilot program for one-on-one support services. Minister for Emergency Services Jane Garrett unveiled the plans for the program, which gives firefighters another option to seek help for PTSD. The program will also help to identify some of the barriers that may be preventing firefighters from…
  • 16 May 2016 in VFBV News Read 124 times VFBV Board Vacancies 2016 - 2018
    VFBV Board Vacancies 2016 - 2018 Invitation to apply for four VFBV Board vacancies – for a 2 year term until 1st October 2018 Closing date for written applications is Monday 1st August 2016 VFBV advances the interests of all Victorian fire brigade volunteers and advocates on their behalf to CFA and other key stakeholders. The VFBV Board drives policy development based on volunteer input and is involved in management of issues of central importance to all CFA volunteers. Vacancies for…
  • 13 May 2016 in VFBV News Read 100 times Tier 2 Digital Scanners – payments due 15 May
    Tier 2 Digital Scanners – payments due 15 May Have you paid for your Tier 2 Digital Scanners yet? Brigades/Groups have been emailed Tier 2 Order confirmations and have until the 15 May to pay for their Tier 2 orders. Need more information? To can find more information on the successful subsidy program and see a generic copy of the confirmation documents click here.
  • 12 May 2016 in CFA News Read 48 times CFA-SES Community Engagement & Hazard Awareness State Forum
    CFA-SES Community Engagement & Hazard Awareness State Forum Coming up in August, the CFA-SES Community Engagement & Hazard Awareness State Forum is a 2-day community safety conference that brings together hundreds of emergency services personnel from across the state. The conference provides training and mentoring opportunities to members. Participants can build on their community engagement knowledge; share outcomes of local community safety initiatives and projects; and expand their support networks. The forum will take place at Mantra Lorne on the weekend of 6/7…
  • 09 May 2016 in VFBV News Read 86 times VFBV's FireWise Column - May 2016
    VFBV's FireWise Column - May 2016 IN THIS EDITION Pictures - 400 CFA Trucks Encircle Parliament during the Motorcade of Support Editorial - A Matter of CFA's Future and Victoria's Safety Latest Video - CFA's Volunteer Surge Capacity - see the new computer generated model from VFBV and the University of Melbourne Stories - VFBV Affiliations Due - National Volunteer Week - VFBV Youth Network - Annual Memorial Service - VFBV Board Vacancies - Digital Scanners - Payments Due MOTORCADE OF…
  • 26 April 2016 in CFA News Read 87 times A time to honour our fallen firefighters
    A time to honour our fallen firefighters CFA Media release - Thursday, 21 April 2016 Victorians are invited to pay respect to the state’s fallen firefighters by attending the Annual Memorial Service for Firefighters on Sunday, 1 May. Memorial services are held in a different regional centre each year, with the 2016 service to be held in Wodonga. CFA Chief Executive Officer Lucinda Nolan said the service was dedicated to remembering firefighters who had given their lives in the line of duty.…
  • 21 April 2016 in VFBV News Read 4119 times CFA-UFU EBA Negotiation Developments - 20 April 2016
    CFA-UFU EBA Negotiation Developments - 20 April 2016 NOTE TO MEMBERS Wednesday 20th April 2016 RE: Latest Reports on CFA-UFU EBA Negotiation Developments – 20 April 2016 You will have read or heard in today’s media reports of attempts to finalise the CFA-UFU Enterprise Bargaining Industrial Agreement by the Premier Daniel Andrews in a manner said to be circumventing the role of the Minister for Emergency Services, Jane Garrett and the Board and CEO of the CFA. The same approach is also said…
  • 15 April 2016 in VFBV News Read 81 times VFBV Affiliation and Welfare Fund Subscription Renewals
    VFBV Affiliation and Welfare Fund Subscription Renewals For the benefit of your Brigade and volunteers Renewal notices for your Brigade/Group’s VFBV Affiliation and Brigade’s VFBV Volunteer Welfare Fund subscription have been mailed and should be with your Secretary now, with a due date of 30 June, 2016. The modest cost of $77.50 for VFBV affiliation is the same for all Brigades and Groups, and VFBV’s representation of CFA volunteers continues to win growing approval and support, with a record 94% of Brigades…
  • 15 April 2016 in VFBV News Read 165 times VFBV Youth Network - Calling On Young Volunteers
    VFBV Youth Network - Calling On Young Volunteers CALLING OUT TO ALL VOLUNTEERS AGED 18 – 35 WHO WANT TO BE INVOLVED AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE VFBV have recognised the need to engage with and improve our connection to our young volunteers. As a result, VFBV are in the process of establishing the VFBV Youth Network. VFBV is looking for volunteers aged 18 to 35 to join and represent younger volunteers in each District. By joining your District’s VFBV Youth Panel, you can…
  • 15 April 2016 in VFBV News Read 109 times VFBV's FireWise Page - April 2016
    VFBV's FireWise Page - April 2016 IN THIS EDITION Fire Services Review response hits the mark VESEP Grants - apply now Digital Scanners - Tier 3 orders open now Cancer Law - latest update Young Volunteers Wanted for VFBV's Youth Network Recognition of Qualifications Fatigue Management And more... FIRE SERVICES REVIEW RESPONSE HITS THE MARK By Andrew Ford, VFBV Chief Executive Officer VFBV supports the Government’s response to the Fire Services Review and we have commended Minister Garrett for taking the…
 

VFBV Welfare Fund

  • 11 March 2013 in Welfare Fund Read 3434 times Welfare Fund Introduction
    Welfare Fund Introduction Since 1913, urban volunteers were supported by the VUFBA Welfare Fund. As a result of Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria being established as the single and unified body representing all CFA volunteers in 2008, and following generous support from the Victorian Government, the VFBV Welfare Fund was launched on 1st November…
CFA Volunteers are the unpaid professionals of our Emergency Services. VFBV is their united voice, and speaks on behalf of Victoria's 60,000 CFA Volunteers.

Newsletter