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December 05, 2019
Victoria’s summer aviation fleet was launched today, marked with a fly-over by one of the newest members of the fleet, Marty.
Ken Block
December 04, 2019
Chief Fire Officer of the Edmonton Fire Rescue Services in Canada, Ken Block, has been appointed as Victoria’s first Fire Rescue Commissioner.
December 03, 2019
The December edition of Resilient Recovery eNews is now available.
December 01, 2019
As of 1 December 2019, the responsibility for the administration of Victoria’s Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements has moved to Emergency Management Victoria (EMV).
Resilient Recover Strategy publication cover
November 28, 2019
The emergency management sector in Victoria has been working on building more meaningful community involvement, more effective partnerships and stronger recovery arrangements.
November 20, 2019
Tomorrow has been determined a Code Red Day in the Mallee and Northern Country Districts, and a Total Fire Ban has been declared across the State.
November 17, 2019
As I reflect on the situation in NSW and QLD, my thoughts are very much with the firefighters, emergency services and in particular, the communities impacted by fires in those states.
How well do you know fire?
November 11, 2019
Victoria's new campaign to reinforce the deadly risks of fire and the importance of planning and preparing for the fire season has been launched.
October 31, 2019
Emergency services put their plans into practice by holding an evacuation exercise of Powelltown, Gilderoy and Three Bridges last Saturday 26 October.

October 22, 2019
Victoria is sending 21 personnel to New South Wales to assist with managing the Busbys Flat fires.