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Last night the Firefighters’ Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2019 passed through the Upper House and will become legislation in Victoria.
Work has started on building the Victorian Emergency Services Memorial to honour Victorian emergency services personnel who have lost their lives while serving the community.
Every year on 4 May we recognise International Firefighters’ Day, where we show our appreciation for those who selflessly protect people, communities and properties every day of the year.
The EM Update April edition is now available with the latest news from Victoria's emergency management sector.
Victoria’s night firebombing trial in 2018-19 has been an exciting milestone in the state’s firefighting capability.
Victoria’s emergency management sector has been working as one in the last week to manage the community impacts of a large factory fire at Campbellfield.
Around 40 personnel from across Victoria and interstate attended VEMI for a final workshop as part of the night firebombing trial for the summer season.
The Victorian community cannot be complacent today with a very warm, windy day forecast with elevated fire danger and possibly lightning.
Applications are now open for the 2019 Resilient Australia Awards. 
Victoria’s night firebombing helicopters have completed their last operation for 2018-19 after successfully deploying to multiple fires across the state.