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Daily Mail
Australian woman caught up in Barcelona attack cheats death againhorrific scenes and fearful crowds in the aftermath of the van attack, which ha
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
horrific scenes and fearful crowds in the aftermath of the van attack, which has been claimed by the Islamic State. MFB Commander Graeme O'Sullivan was one of the first responders at Melbourne's Bourke Street tragedy in January. He and his... Read more
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The Courier
Report rejects fire reformsat appeasing concerns of the controversial splitting of the fire services into
The Courier / Posted 6 hours ago
at appeasing concerns of the controversial splitting of the fire services into one fully professional service including the MFB and integrated CFA stations like Ballarat and another fully volunteer service, has split along party lines. Contentious... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Voters should decide if Victoria's fire services are split: CoalitionVictorian fire services: Future of CFA, MFB should be up to voters, Opposition
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 hours ago
Victorian fire services: Future of CFA, MFB should be up to voters, Opposition says The Victorian Opposition says the Government should take its plans to split the state's fire services to next year's election, after a parliamentary committee could... Read more
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The Border Mail
Committee split on the CFA’s divideother side recommended going ahead with the restructure, after completing anoth
The Border Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
other side recommended going ahead with the restructure, after completing another round of consultation with the CFA and MFB. Northern Victoria MLC and Labor member of the committee Jaclyn Symes conceded firefighters should have had more of a... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
One of the first on the scene in Melbourne's Bourke St tragedy was also caught up in the Barcelona attackFirst responders at the scene in Bourke St, Melbourne, in January 2017. Picture
Business Insider Australia / Posted 12 hours ago
First responders at the scene in Bourke St, Melbourne, in January 2017. Picture: Getty Images Melbourne MFB Commander Graeme O’Sullivan was metres from the site of today’s terror attack in Barcelona, just seven months after witnessing similar scenes... Read more
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The Courier
Fire service reforms hosed down by upper house MPshouse members has found. . The Andrews Government's bill proposing to consolid
The Courier / Posted 13 hours ago
house members has found. . The Andrews Government's bill proposing to consolidate all career firefighters in a renamed MFB, and leave the CFA as a volunteer-only organisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council,... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Australians caught up in Spanish attackreminded me of - the vision of people fleeing in just such terror," she said.
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 13 hours ago
reminded me of - the vision of people fleeing in just such terror," she said. One of the first Bourke Street responders, MFB Commander Graeme O'Sullivan, and his wife saw the carnage as they enjoyed poolside drinks on a rooftop terrace of their... Read more
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Weekly Times
Australians caught up in Spanish attackreminded me of - the vision of people fleeing in just such terror," she said.
Weekly Times / Posted 14 hours ago
reminded me of - the vision of people fleeing in just such terror," she said. One of the first Bourke Street responders, MFB Commander Graeme O'Sullivan, and his wife saw the carnage as they enjoyed poolside drinks on a rooftop terrace of their... Read more
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The Border Mail
Fire service reforms hosed down by upper house MPshouse members has found. . The Andrews Government's bill proposing to consolid
The Border Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
house members has found. . The Andrews Government's bill proposing to consolidate all career firefighters in a renamed MFB, and leave the CFA as a volunteer-only organisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council,... Read more
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The Age
Reforms aimed at ending fire service dispute hosed down by upper house committeehouse members has found. . The Andrews Government's bill proposing to consolid
The Age / Posted 14 hours ago
house members has found. . The Andrews Government's bill proposing to consolidate all career firefighters in a renamed MFB, and leave the CFA as a volunteer-only organisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Reforms aimed at ending fire service dispute hosed down by upper house committeehouse members has found. . The Andrews Government's bill proposing to consolid
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
house members has found. . The Andrews Government's bill proposing to consolidate all career firefighters in a renamed MFB, and leave the CFA as a volunteer-only organisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council,... Read more
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Perth Now
Extra Bourke St police after Spain attackheard a large rumbling sound to begin with, a shot ... and some time after that
Perth Now / Posted 14 hours ago
heard a large rumbling sound to begin with, a shot ... and some time after that screams and the horrific scene down there," MFB commander Graeme O'Sullivan told 3AW. "We could clearly hear thuds as the vehicle was running into people, and then a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Melburnians tell of Barcelona horrorA MELBOURNE MFB Commander who was one of the first responders to the Bourke Str
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
A MELBOURNE MFB Commander who was one of the first responders to the Bourke Street tragedy was at the centre of Barcelona’s terror attack. Sixteen people have been confirmed killed and more than 100 injured, including two Melburnians, when a van was... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Inquiry into CFA changes fails to return decisive result, with MPs sticking to party linesInquiry into plans to overhaul Victoria's CFA and MFB is split on the proposal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 hours ago
Inquiry into plans to overhaul Victoria's CFA and MFB is split on the proposal The fate of the Andrews Government's controversial fire services reforms remains in the hands of the upper house crossbench after a parliamentary inquiry remained split... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Extra Bourke St police after Spain attackheard a large rumbling sound to begin with, a shot ... and some time after that
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
heard a large rumbling sound to begin with, a shot ... and some time after that screams and the horrific scene down there," MFB commander Graeme O'Sullivan told 3AW. "We could clearly hear thuds as the vehicle was running into people, and then a... Read more
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News.com.au
Extra Bourke St police after Spain attackheard a large rumbling sound to begin with, a shot ... and some time after that
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
heard a large rumbling sound to begin with, a shot ... and some time after that screams and the horrific scene down there," MFB commander Graeme O'Sullivan told 3AW. "We could clearly hear thuds as the vehicle was running into people, and then a... Read more
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Perth Now
Reject Vic fire services split: MPs reportVictorian MPs should reject a controversial bill designed to merge the MFB and
Perth Now / Posted 15 hours ago
Victorian MPs should reject a controversial bill designed to merge the MFB and CFA and create a new fire service, a cross-party committee has found. The upper house Committee on Fire Services on Friday presented its final report into the proposed... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NSW woman badly injured in Spain attackStreet massacre, because that is what it reminded me of - the vision of people
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
Street massacre, because that is what it reminded me of - the vision of people fleeing in just such terror," she said. MFB Commander Graeme O'Sullivan was one of the first responders at Melbourne's Bourke Street tragedy. He and his wife saw the... Read more
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News.com.au
Reject Vic fire services split: MPs reportVictorian MPs should reject a controversial bill designed to merge the MFB and
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
Victorian MPs should reject a controversial bill designed to merge the MFB and CFA and create a new fire service, a cross-party committee has found. The upper house Committee on Fire Services on Friday presented its final report into the proposed... Read more
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Herald Sun
NSW woman badly injured in Spain attackStreet massacre, because that is what it reminded me of - the vision of people
Herald Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
Street massacre, because that is what it reminded me of - the vision of people fleeing in just such terror," she said. MFB Commander Graeme O'Sullivan was one of the first responders at Melbourne's Bourke Street tragedy. He and his wife saw the... Read more
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Perth Now
NSW woman badly injured in Spain attackStreet massacre, because that is what it reminded me of - the vision of people
Perth Now / Posted 16 hours ago
Street massacre, because that is what it reminded me of - the vision of people fleeing in just such terror," she said. MFB Commander Graeme O'Sullivan was one of the first responders at Melbourne's Bourke Street tragedy. He and his wife saw the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
NSW woman badly injured in Spain attackStreet massacre, because that is what it reminded me of - the vision of people
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 hours ago
Street massacre, because that is what it reminded me of - the vision of people fleeing in just such terror," she said. MFB Commander Graeme O'Sullivan was one of the first responders at Melbourne's Bourke Street tragedy. He and his wife saw the... Read more
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News.com.au
NSW woman badly injured in Spain attackStreet massacre, because that is what it reminded me of - the vision of people
News.com.au / Posted 16 hours ago
Street massacre, because that is what it reminded me of - the vision of people fleeing in just such terror," she said. MFB Commander Graeme O'Sullivan was one of the first responders at Melbourne's Bourke Street tragedy. He and his wife saw the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Bourke Street hero at centre of terror attackA MELBOURNE MFB Commander who was one of the first responders to the Bourke Str
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 16 hours ago
A MELBOURNE MFB Commander who was one of the first responders to the Bourke Street tragedy was at the centre of Barcelona’s terror attack. Thirteen people have been confirmed killed and more than 100 injured, including two Melburnians, when a van... Read more
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Herald Sun
Man stands on roof to escape firefire was controlled within 15 minutes but crews will remain on scene for hours
Herald Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
fire was controlled within 15 minutes but crews will remain on scene for hours as they remove smoke from the home. An MFB spokesman said the source of a fire involved a couch at the home. The pair has been taken to the Alfred Hospital with... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bourke Street hero at centre of terror attackA MELBOURNE MFB Commander who was one of the first responders to the Bourke Str
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
A MELBOURNE MFB Commander who was one of the first responders to the Bourke Street tragedy was at the centre of Barcelona’s terror attack. Thirteen people have been confirmed killed and more than 100 injured, including two Melburnians, when a van... Read more
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News.com.au
Bourke Street hero at centre of terror attackDuran/Associated Press Just moments after the van ploughed through the streets
News.com.au / Posted 17 hours ago
Duran/Associated Press Just moments after the van ploughed through the streets of Barcelona. Picture: Getty A MELBOURNE MFB Commander who was one of the first responders to the Bourke Street tragedy was at the centre of Barcelona’s terror... Read more
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Perth Now
'Everyone started running and panicking'centre of Barcelona’s terror attack. A total of 13 people are dead and more th
Perth Now / Posted 17 hours ago
centre of Barcelona’s terror attack. A total of 13 people are dead and more than 100 injured, including two Melburnians. MFB Commander Graeme O’Sullivan said his Las Ramblas hotel was in lockdown. "It’s very similar, " he told 3AW. "We’re now in... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Bourke St hero at centre of terror attackA MELBOURNE MFB Commander who was one of the first responders to the Bourke Str
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 17 hours ago
A MELBOURNE MFB Commander who was one of the first responders to the Bourke Street tragedy was at the centre of Barcelona’s terror attack. Thirteen people have been confirmed killed and more than 100 injured, including two Melburnians, when a van... Read more
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Herald Sun
Spain attack 'very similar' to Bourke Sta large rumbling sound to begin with, a shot.. and some time after that screams
Herald Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
a large rumbling sound to begin with, a shot.. and some time after that screams and the horrific scene down there," said MFB Commander Graeme O'Sullivan, who witnessed the attack. He said the scene reminded him of Melbourne's January 20 Bourke... Read more
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News.com.au
Ageing CFA trucks putting lives at riskcurrently under construction to complete the 16-17 funded program,” he said. P
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
currently under construction to complete the 16-17 funded program,” he said. Paid CFA firefighters will now join the MFB in a new body known as Fire Rescue Victoria. Courtesy: Seven News “CFA has also retrofitted all of our existing light,... Read more
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Weekly Times
United we stand tallerto fester? Who failed to stand up to United Firefighters Union boss Peter Marsh
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
to fester? Who failed to stand up to United Firefighters Union boss Peter Marshall and say “enough”? Removing Victoria’s MFB-CFA boundary would send a clear signal that all Victorians can play a role in protecting their communities, not just... Read more
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News.com.au
High-speed smash near service stationhospital in a stable condition. A third person was taken to Sandringham Hospit
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
hospital in a stable condition. A third person was taken to Sandringham Hospital in a stable condition. At least two MFB fire engines were also at the scene. More to come Five people have been injured after a multi-vehicle crash at... Read more
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Herald Sun
Five injured in Brighton car crashhospital in a stable condition. A third person was taken to Sandringham Hospit
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
hospital in a stable condition. A third person was taken to Sandringham Hospital in a stable condition. At least two MFB fire engines were also at the scene. More to comemedia_cameraFive people have been injured after a multi-vehicle crash... Read more
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The Age
Maribyrnong house fire sends smoke billowing over suburbsof the fire. Firefighters managed to stop the blaze spreading to neighbouring
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
of the fire. Firefighters managed to stop the blaze spreading to neighbouring properties which had been under threat. The MFB has issued an advice message for Avondale Heights, Maidstone, Maribyrnong. Cedar Drive and Williamson Road are... Read more
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Herald Sun
Epic car smash destroys war memorialcalled to Footscray Park at Ballarat Rd and Geelong Rd, near Victoria Universit
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
called to Footscray Park at Ballarat Rd and Geelong Rd, near Victoria University and Flemington Racecourse, about 8am. MFB crews received reports a man was trapped inside the car and the vehicle was on fire. On arrival they learned the man had... Read more
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Herald Sun
Vic Maccas blaze, Hamburglar was a suspectsaid. "Thankfully, all our staff and customers are safe and well. We are reall
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
said. "Thankfully, all our staff and customers are safe and well. We are really pleased with how the restaurant staff handled the situation." The MFB and CFA were both on scene fighting the blaze, which was next to a Coles Express petrol st... Read more
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Perth Now
Vic Maccas blaze, Hamburglar was a suspectsaid. "Thankfully, all our staff and customers are safe and well. We are reall
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
said. "Thankfully, all our staff and customers are safe and well. We are really pleased with how the restaurant staff handled the situation." The MFB and CFA were both on scene fighting the blaze, which was next to a Coles Express petrol st... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Vic Maccas blaze, Hamburglar was a suspectsaid. "Thankfully, all our staff and customers are safe and well. We are reall
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
said. "Thankfully, all our staff and customers are safe and well. We are really pleased with how the restaurant staff handled the situation." The MFB and CFA were both on scene fighting the blaze, which was next to a Coles Express petrol st... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Vic Maccas blaze, Hamburglar was a suspectsaid. "Thankfully, all our staff and customers are safe and well. We are reall
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
said. "Thankfully, all our staff and customers are safe and well. We are really pleased with how the restaurant staff handled the situation." The MFB and CFA were both on scene fighting the blaze, which was next to a Coles Express petrol st... Read more
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Herald Sun
Trio rescued from burning unita unit fire in Melbourne’s west this morning. The blaze broke out at the two-s
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
a unit fire in Melbourne’s west this morning. The blaze broke out at the two-storey St Albans home at about 11.20am. MFB crews rescued a woman aged in her 60s who was found in the first-floor bathroom of the burning Margrave St home,... Read more
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News.com.au
Trio rescued from burning unita unit fire in Melbourne’s west this morning. The blaze broke out at the two-s
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
a unit fire in Melbourne’s west this morning. The blaze broke out at the two-storey St Albans home at about 11.20am. MFB crews rescued a woman aged in her 60s who was found in the first-floor bathroom of the burning Margrave St home,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Smoke billowing from Melbourne MaccasBraeside McDonalds in Dingley Village, while callers to radio stations report
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 days ago
Braeside McDonalds in Dingley Village, while callers to radio stations report staff and patrons have been evacuated. The MFB and CFA are on the scene fighting the blaze, which is next to a Coles Express petrol station. Image: Twitter-... Read more
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News.com.au
Smoke pouring from Melbourne Maccaspouring out of the roof of the Braeside McDonalds in Dingley Village, while cal
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
pouring out of the roof of the Braeside McDonalds in Dingley Village, while callers to radio stations report staff and patrons have been evacuated. The MFB and CFA are on the scene fighting the blaze, which is next to a Coles Express petrol stat... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Smoke pouring from Melbourne Maccaspouring out of the roof of the Braeside McDonalds in Dingley Village, while cal
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
pouring out of the roof of the Braeside McDonalds in Dingley Village, while callers to radio stations report staff and patrons have been evacuated. The MFB and CFA are on the scene fighting the blaze, which is next to a Coles Express petrol stat... Read more
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Herald Sun
Maccas at Dingley Village up in flamesA MC DONALD’S in Dingley Village in Melbourne’s southeast has caught fire. CFA
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
A MC DONALD’S in Dingley Village in Melbourne’s southeast has caught fire. CFA and MFB crews were called to the fast food restaurant, on the corner of Centre Dandenong Rd and Boundary Rd, about 8.30am. Witnesses reported thick smoke plumes... Read more
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The Border Mail
CFA’s future still unknownexpecting the recommendations to support proposed reforms, based on what he cal
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
expecting the recommendations to support proposed reforms, based on what he called “emphatic submissions” from the CFA and MFB bosses. “Their evidence was indisputable,” he said. “The reforms are going to include a lot of things that are... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
CFA brigades 'failing to meet guideline response times'this form. A parliamentary inquiry is examining laws from the Government that
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
this form. A parliamentary inquiry is examining laws from the Government that would abolish the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) and replace it with a new urban fire rescue Victoria (FRV). Under the plan the CFA would become a volunteer only... Read more
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Weekly Times
Melbourne commuters get explosion scaresafety precaution, the Metropolitan Fire Brigade attended and left shortly afte
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
safety precaution, the Metropolitan Fire Brigade attended and left shortly after as there was no safety risk or fire." The MFB attended but quickly left, describing the incident as a "non-event". The loud explosion sound sent 30 passengers on the... Read more
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The Age
Groping osteopath loses bid to keep firefighting jobpatients. Garth Duggan took his fight to the Federal Court after the full benc
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
patients. Garth Duggan took his fight to the Federal Court after the full bench of the Fair Work Commission found the MFB had followed due process in not keeping the recruit after his probationary period. A disgraced osteopath turned aspiring... Read more
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