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Volunteers
February 16, 2017
The first round of the Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants Program has been announced.
Pie graph
February 07, 2017
Emergency Management Victoria has released a Discussion Paper: Resilient Recovery on reform to the Victorian relief and recovery system. This Discussion Paper builds on our evolving knowledge and understanding of resilience, currently being explored through the Community Resilience Framework for Emergency Management in Victoria.
Firebombing aircraft used 50 years ago
February 06, 2017
Victoria's long and proud history of aerial firefighting celebrates 50 years today.
VCC workers at Bourke St incident
January 29, 2017
Volunteers from the Victorian Council of Churches, Australian Red Cross and Salvation Army have been on the frontline offering community support and a listening ear to those impacted by the Bourke St Mall tragedy.
January 24, 2017
Victoria’s emergency management sector will now be at the frontline of helping communities respond to climate change with a new Emergency Management Climate Change Program.
VicEmergency app update
January 20, 2017
New features to the VicEmergency app improves the way the community receives heat, shark and beach closure information.
Large Air Tanker Hercules
January 18, 2017
Hercules and RJ - the two Large Air Tankers are once again in the skies protecting Victorians this summer.
Search and Rescue Dogs Australia
January 13, 2017
You wouldn’t usually expect to see a dog abseiling from a 20m platform – but this was one of the drills conducted at a recent search and rescue training exercise.
January 12, 2017
The Crime Stoppers Bushfire Arson and Reckless Fire campaign is urging Victorians to help prevent deliberately and recklessly lit bush and grass fires.
Lavers Hill Community Fire Refuge
January 11, 2017
Construction of the Lavers Hill Community Fire Refuge is on track to be completed in January and officially opened in March.