From the Emergency Management Commissioner

These are updates from the Emergency Management Commissioner.

A message from the Emergency Management Commissioner about supporting our firefighters

The Victorian community and our emergency management personnel have faced tough conditions over the last few days, weeks and months.  From March 1 to March 5, we have experienced 380 fires, with the majority resulting from lightning strikes.

A message from the Emergency Management Commissioner about the 2009 fires

This week marks ten years since the 2009 Victorian Bushfires. While it is widely known as ‘Black Saturday’, we know that 374 people died in the heatwaves leading up to it, and there were fires across Victoria beyond that one tragic day of 7 February.

A message from the Emergency Management Commissioner about the VEOHRC report

The Victorian Court of Appeal’s judgement regarding the Victorian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission’s (VEOHRC) Independent Equity and Diversity Review of MFB and CFA was handed down last week and means that the report will not be released at this time

A message from the Emergency Management Commissioner about starting at EMV

It is my second week since I started as Emergency Management Commissioner and I am excited about the future and what the role has to offer.