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February 03, 2015
More than 120 Victorian emergency services personnel will travel to Western Australia today to assist with firefighting efforts in the state’s south west.
February 03, 2015
The 2013/14 season was undoubtedly a difficult summer for many communities across Victoria. A number of communities were affected either through direct losses or lived for long periods with smoke in the air and stress from heightened levels of risk.
January 29, 2015
Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley spoke about the work of the Latrobe Valley Emergency Management Coal Mine Taskforce today as part of an event at the Latrobe Valley Airbase.
January 25, 2015
The first Progress Report on the implementation of recommendations made by the 2014 Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry was tabled in Parliament on 25 November, 2015.
January 13, 2015
Already this summer, Victoria’s emergency management personnel and capability has been put to the test, not only in fire, but also in terms of heat health and storms.
January 05, 2015
As the state faced a weekend of significant fire danger, emergency services are reminding Victorians to be prepared and never rely on using just one channel for emergency information.
December 16, 2014
CFA and MFB welcomed its newest firefighters to the ranks on Friday at a graduation ceremony that also marked Victoria’s first ever joint agency recruit course.
December 16, 2014
Two of the world's biggest airtankers are set to form part of Victoria's response to a summer of significant fire risk. Victoria will be the first state in Australia to use the airtankers – a Hercules and an RJ – as part of the state's fleet.
December 08, 2014
Victorians are being urged to ‘Leave and Live’ this summer, as the state prepares for a long, hot and dry season.
December 05, 2014
Winning projects were diverse and included fire safety workshops, tourism initiatives, programs designed to better improve fire safety for migrant and disabled communities, a creative memorial and fence building projects.