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January 12, 2021
Since April 2020, the new State Strategic Intelligence Team has been working around the clock at the SCC, Victoria's primary control centre for emergency management.
December 07, 2020
Firebombing helicopters undertook a night operations training exercise in the Woori Yallock, Don Valley area last week, testing airbase coordination and logistics skills between aircraft and ground crews.
December 03, 2020
EMV has just passed an important milestone for Victoria’s new integrated, comprehensive and coordinated emergency management planning framework. All parts of the Emergency Management Legislation Amendment Act 2018 are now in effect.
November 30, 2020
Now in its fourth year of operations, the Night Fire Aviation Program (NFAP) today recommenced for the 2020-21 summer fire season.
November 27, 2020
The latest Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for December 2020 to February 2021 indicates an ‘average’ fire season for the state, which is in line with earlier predictions from the September-November 2020 outlook.
November 19, 2020
A new report released today by the Male Champions of Change Fire and Emergency Group and AFAC, is working to improve diversity and inclusion in the emergency management sector for generations to come.
November 04, 2020
The MSAR eNews November edition is now available with the latest news from Victoria's marine search and rescue sector.
October 30, 2020
Winners of the Victorian Resilient Australia Awards were announced today, celebrating initiatives that build whole-of-community resilience to disasters and emergencies.
October 30, 2020
Victorians are being asked to prepare for the upcoming summer season with another year of the hard-hitting ‘How well do you know fire?’ campaign.
October 27, 2020
The 3Vs Final Report is now available and provides a fresh perspective on the value created by volunteers (the people), volunteering (the activities) and volunteerism (the culture), referred to as the 3Vs.