Victoria

New Victorian disaster app in time for summer

Shark sightings, floods, fires, earthquakes, tsunamis, and water safety warnings will be sent to users of a new Victorian emergency app to be released in time for summer. VicEmergency will replace the FireReady app beginning…

Emergency services preparing for potential flood disaster

This is the eye-opening map which shows almost an entire state flooded — and the situation will only get worse with more heavy rain on the way. Victoria is bracing for further chaos after heavy…

Victoria and California to share bushfire and drought plans

Original article published  by The Age 7 July 2015 by Richard Willingham The lessons from Victoria’s Black Saturday bushfires are being closely studied by the Californian government as it grapples with its own crippling drought and year-round…

Minister for Emergency Services (Vic) launches Monitoring and Assurance Framework for Emergency Management

Victorians will be safer during emergencies with an innovative new approach to improve the performance of the emergency management sector. The Monitoring and Assurance Framework for Emergency Management, developed by the Inspector-General for Emergency Management…
June 22, 2015

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….

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…

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…
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