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March 02, 2023
Victoria’s drier than average conditions are expected to continue into autumn. This follows below average rainfall across much of the west and central areas of Victoria, and in parts of south and west Gippsland, according to the Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for Autumn, released today.
February 22, 2023
The Volunteer Workforce and Culture Steering Committee was established to bring together three of Victoria’s emergency services organisations with a strong volunteer workforce - Country Fire Authority, Life Saving Victoria and the Victoria State Emergency Service.
February 16, 2023
Today marks 40 years since the Ash Wednesday bushfires. We reflect and remember those lost, and others who continue to be affected.
February 13, 2023
Up to $200 million per year is available nationally for projects that improve Australia’s resilience to natural hazards.
February 08, 2023
‘Lessons Management Update’ provides an overview of the implementation of lessons management in the Victorian emergency management sector.
February 06, 2023
Now in its seventh year of operations, Victoria’s Night Fire Aviation Program (NFAP) today recommenced for the 2022–23 fire season.
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.