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February 15, 2018
Emergency management personnel, state and local politicians, and community groups gathered at Mount Macedon today to officially open the Victorian Emergency Management Institute (VEMI).
February 09, 2018
Life Saving Victoria has a presence in Victoria’s State Control Centre, providing a rotating number of staff to act as Emergency Management Liaison Officers, including Lifesaving Victoria State Duty Officer Kane Treloar.
February 07, 2018
Today is the ninth anniversary of the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires that devastated so many communities across Victoria.
February 06, 2018
Victoria’s Fire Behaviour Analysts (FBAn) use grassland curing maps to predict the spread and intensity of a bushfire.
February 02, 2018
Victoria’s emergency management sector will continue a trial of night-time aerial firebombing this summer.
February 01, 2018
The EM Update February edition is now available with the latest news from Victoria's emergency management sector.
January 30, 2018
Victoria will soon be the first State in Australia to trial Animal Assisted Crisis Response (AACR).
January 28, 2018
Victorians are in for another hot and humid day and a restless night ahead, but the concern for emergency services is the effect of the heat on vulnerable people.
January 24, 2018
Victoria’s emergency management sector is not unaccustomed to working together as one, so it is second nature that it marches together at the Midsumma Pride March this weekend along St Kilda’s Fitzroy Street.
January 23, 2018
Today, first responders and other personnel in the emergency management sector join impacted community members at a State Memorial Service at the Royal Exhibition Building to commemorate the first anniversary of the Bourke Street Tragedy.