Bruce Campbell OAM - Much like dairy farming, volunteering is ‘in the blood’ for Bruce Campbell. A volunteer of Kernot Fire Brigade for 58 years, Bruce is also a life member and during his operational years, held many positions, including captain. Read more.
David McGahy OAM - A former captain of the Arthurs Creek Fire Brigade, David has given his time to CFA for almost 50 years and is currently the 2nd Deputy Group Officer for the Whittlesea Diamond Valley Fire Brigades Group. Read more.
Frances Burns OAM and George Burns OAM - It takes a couple of goes to catch Frances and George Burns for a chat; they’re busy preparing their Seaspray home along with neighbours’ properties for the rising floodwaters that have hit Gippsland hard in the last week. Read more.
Ian Ewart OAM - Ian has been heavily involved in both CFA and St John Ambulance for over four decades, and began volunteering after witnessing a horrific car accident that involved children. Read more.
Michael Chapman OAM - Michael received an OAM today as part of the Queen’s Birthday 2012 Honours List for service to the community of Arthurs Creek, particularly during the 2009 Victorian bushfires. Read more.
Robert Rankin OAM - Robert was instrumental in a number of fire truck upgrades that still protect firefighters today. Read more.
Ron Jacobs OAM - As a 16-year-old, joining the local fire brigade meant being able to continue his love of sport over the summer period but it turned out to be so much more for Ron Jacobs. Read more.
Terry Baker OAM - Terry Baker’s dedication to his community has been a driving force during his 55 years with CFA. It has never been for personal accolades. “It’s not about me, it’s about Casterton,” he said. Read more.
Alexander Stoneman OAM - The former school principal has been awarded an OAM for service to education, and to the community of the Central Goldfields region.
Alan Dale AFSM - Alan Dale’s contribution to CFA goes above and beyond firefighting. Read more.
Bill Watson AFSM - More than 40 years of distinguished service to CFA by Ferntree Gully volunteer Bill Watson has been recognised with an Australian Fire Services Medal (AFSM). Read more.
Don Kelly AFSM - Grampians Regional Director, Don Kelly has been awarded the Australian Fire Service Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his outstanding service to CFA. Read more.
Joan Steel AFSM - The voice on the other end of the CFA radio, Joan Steel is described by her fellow volunteers as ‘what makes rural communities so strong and sustainable’. Read more.
Peter Marke AFSM - To say Peter Marke is the beating heart of Upwey fire brigade is a bit like saying Don Bradman could bat a bit. Read more.
Trevor Roche AFSM - Former Chief Officer Trevor has served CFA and the community of Victoria diligently for over 45 years. As Chief Officer he provided outstanding leadership, support and stability to volunteers and career firefighters, particularly during the Linton Coronial Inquiry. Read more.