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January 16, 2020
Emergency management personnel will be supporting the Midsumma Festival, Victoria's premier LGBTQIA+ cultural festival, which kicks off on 19 January. 
January 13, 2020
The 2018 South West Fires Community Report is available and communicates key lessons identified from the fires.
January 09, 2020
With bushfire conditions expected to deteriorate across Victoria, the current State of Disaster has been extended for parts of the State for the next 48 hours.
January 06, 2020
A new permanent dedicated agency is being established to work directly with local communities impacted by Victoria's devastating bushfires, as part of the process of rebuilding and recovery.
January 05, 2020
The Victorian Government has partnered with Bendigo Bank and The Salvation Army to establish the Victorian Bushfire Appeal, with 100% of donated funds going directly to communities in need.
Premier Daniel Andrews declares a State of Disaster
January 03, 2020
A State of Disaster has been declared by the Premier Daniel Andrews for parts of the State for the next seven days.
January 02, 2020
A contingent of emergency management personnel from the US have arrived to assist in managing Victoria’s ongoing and significant fire threat.
Night firebombing launch 2019
December 24, 2019
Victoria’s night fire aviation program over the 2019-20 summer will continue to trial the use of night vision technology for firebombing operations at night.
Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook Dec 2019
December 16, 2019
Parts of the Wimmera and Mallee and East and West Gippsland are forecast to experience above-normal bushfire potential over the summer, according to the update of the Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook, released today. 
December 13, 2019
New guidelines for preparing the State Emergency Management Plan have been released.