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January 25, 2023
The outstanding contribution of the state’s emergency services personnel has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.
December 29, 2022
Three Victorian resilience initiatives have taken home top prizes at the 2022 National Resilient Australia Awards.
December 15, 2022
Real Time Monitoring and Evaluation (RTM&E) teams recently travelled to the state’s flood zones – the Loddon Mallee Region during October and the Hume Region in November, as well as completing virtual deployments in November and December.
December 14, 2022
Victoria has welcomed a Black Hawk helicopter, capable of holding up to 4,000 litres of water and dropping fire retardant and foam, to bolster the state’s fleet of firefighting aircraft.
November 30, 2022
Victoria’s recent wettest October on record, coupled with reduced fuel loads following the 2019-20 bushfire season and the continued wet outlook is contributing to the forecast of below normal fire potential for eastern parts of the state this summer, according to the Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for Summer, released today.
October 28, 2022
Victoria’s volunteer emergency services will benefit from $14 million in grants following the announcement of the 2022-23 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) grants.
September 20, 2022
‘Lessons Management Update’ provides an overview of the implementation of lessons management in the Victorian emergency management sector.
September 08, 2022
A memorial at Treasury Gardens has opened to honour Victorian emergency services personnel who have lost their lives while serving the community.
August 30, 2022
From 1 September, fire danger ratings in Victoria will change in line with the Australian Fire Danger Rating System, which will be the same in every state and territory across Australia.
August 30, 2022
Victoria’s emergency management sector is working together to prepare for the higher risk weather season.