According to the Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook released this week, Victoria can expect close to average rainfall this winter, continuing the trends observed during autumn and contributing to an overall low bushfire risk.
Sunday, 16 May marked the start of the ‘Silence is Deadly’ smoke alarm campaign, an important message from the Country Fire Authority (CFA) and Fire Recue Victoria (FRV), urging all Victorians to install interconnected smoke alarms in their homes.
If you, your community, or your organisation has helped to make the community safer, more connected, and better prepared for disasters and emergencies, consider applying for this year’s Resilient Australia Awards.
Emergency Management Victoria (EMV) is working with our sector and the Victorian Department of Health (DH) to facilitate the COVID-19 vaccine rollout to eligible sector personnel. This is under phase 1b of the national vaccination program.
Emergency Management Victoria (EMV) is a proud partner of the University of Melbourne’s 10 Years Beyond Bushfires report. The report, which has recently been released, provides insights into how people are managing 10 years on from the 2009 Victorian bushfires.
The Champions of Change Fire and Emergency Group together with the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) has released a progress report about the emergency management sector’s gender equality priorities, actions and outcomes.