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July 21, 2017
The Coolaroo recycling plant fire is an example of the growing complexity of fires in Victoria and the ongoing challenge they present for emergency services.
Group leaving to Canada
July 19, 2017
Thirteen Victorians have today joined a contingent of Australian emergency management personnel, to fly to Canada to help manage more than 140 out-of-control fires in the British Columbia province.
July 18, 2017
Workers have made good progress on renovations at the Victorian Emergency Management Institute, with works and upgrades expected to be completed on schedule.
July 12, 2017
EMV has recently been successful securing a BNH CRC Tactical Research Grant. The grants program is designed for researchers to pursue strategic national issues across the emergency services sector.
July 07, 2017
EMV's own Dawn Hartog recently became the first female captain of the Toolangi CFA Brigade in Outer-Eastern Melbourne. 
July 03, 2017
The EM Update July edition is now available with the latest news from Victoria's emergency management sector.
June 27, 2017
Bendigo Advertiser photographer Glen Daniels received the Resilient Australia Photography Award for his photograph ‘Fire Ranges’, taken at a fire near Kyneton.
June 23, 2017
History says yes, to an extent. Major reform has come from what could be perceived as multiple "failures" during major emergencies that have highlighted necessary changes. These perceived “failures” bring to the surface systematic learnings that feed into the continuous improvement of the sector.
June 21, 2017
ARC Ventures won the Resilient Australia Business Award for their project Leading from Within – Building Resilient Communities. The project was focused on supporting community leaders to take control and support shared responsibility in planning for disasters.
June 19, 2017
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has launched the Insure it. It’s worth it campaign to educate families about the risks of under or non-insurance, encouraging them to consider taking out insurance to cover their home and contents.