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March 05, 2021
The Victorian Government released the response to the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements
February 25, 2021
The influence of La Niña on Victoria’s climate has had a noticeable effect on fire potential in Victoria, with above average summer rainfall leading to a reduced bushfire risk for autumn.
February 18, 2021
Today’s announcement by Facebook to restrict news content on its platform is a clear reminder to all Victorians to ensure they have access to the latest credible and reliable information, particularly during an emergency.
January 12, 2021
Since April 2020, the new State Strategic Intelligence Team has been working around the clock at the SCC, Victoria's primary control centre for emergency management.
December 07, 2020
Firebombing helicopters undertook a night operations training exercise in the Woori Yallock, Don Valley area last week, testing airbase coordination and logistics skills between aircraft and ground crews.
December 03, 2020
EMV has just passed an important milestone for Victoria’s new integrated, comprehensive and coordinated emergency management planning framework. All parts of the Emergency Management Legislation Amendment Act 2018 are now in effect.
November 30, 2020
Now in its fourth year of operations, the Night Fire Aviation Program (NFAP) today recommenced for the 2020-21 summer fire season.
November 27, 2020
The latest Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for December 2020 to February 2021 indicates an ‘average’ fire season for the state, which is in line with earlier predictions from the September-November 2020 outlook.
May 13, 2020
The SCC, Victoria's primary control centre for the management of emergencies, has been activated for eight months straight, managing multiple emergencies from fires and extreme weather events to COVID-19.  
May 01, 2020
The Fire Danger Period in Victoria has finished after the last two local government areas in the state’s south west ended fire restrictions on Monday 27 April.