Working as one

This page highlights some of the great work that is done in the emergency management sector.

Foodbank connecting communities

Foodbank plays a critical role in disaster response and recovery, providing emergency food relief to Victorian communities. Read more...

Schools provide vital link

Schools are often the centre of the community, not only physically but as a place where knowledge can begin and be passed on throughout households and beyond.  Find out more about threire role in emergency management. Read more..

Relief and recovery success

Lessons learned in emergency management led to the successful running of a Landcare recovery program, following the 2014 Mickleham-Kilmore fires. Read more....

The road to recovery

Five Ruffy residents may have suffered the losses of the same fire, but their stories of recovery and their personal journeys could not be more different. Read more...

Search and Rescue strengthens community ties

Shepparton Search and Rescue Squad now has new and improved facilities which will not only benefit the organisation, but further strengthen its ties with its regional and state emergency management partners. Read more....

Communities working towards disaster resilience through Neighbourhood Houses

Neighbourhood Houses build resilience in communities, and are a trusted network in the emergency management sector. Read more...

Victorian Council of Churches 

The Victorian Council of Churches (VCC) is one of many examples of how Victoria is leading the way in emergency management reform and towards a shared goal as a sector to ‘work as one.’ Read more...

Rewards for volunteering are two-fold – An earthquake which hit parts of Turkey more than 13 years ago was when the doors to volunteerism first opened for Yasmin Sungkar. Read more...

St John volunteering life changing

For Daniel Ciccosillo, his service with St John Ambulance started at a young age. When he was just ten, his friend took him along to a St John Ambulance meeting bring a friend night and he never left. Read more...