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.
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.
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.
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.
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.