Victoria appoints emergency management commissioner

By weeklytimesnow.com.au VICTORIA’S fire chief has been appointed the state’s first emergency management commissioner. Fire services commissioner Craig Lapsley, who has served in the role since 2010, will take on the position from July 1. Victorian Emergency Services Minister Kim…

The Victorian Schools Bushfire Protection Project

The February 2009 bushfires in Victoria were a tragic illustration of the vulnerability and risk Australian urban and rural communities face in the event of an uncontrolled wildfire on a large scale.  Several schools were destroyed or severely damaged as…

Additional Disaster Assistance for Victorian farmers

        Joint Media Release Attorney-General Minister for Emergency Management Special Minister of State Minister for the Public Service and Integrity The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP Deputy Premier of Victoria Minister for Regional and Rural Development The…