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December 05, 2018
Preparedness is the key message for this year’s summer fire campaign, which was launched at Avalon on Tuesday.
December 04, 2018
Yesterday Lifesaving Victoria released the 2017-18 Drowning Report, which showed there were 107 drowning incidents last year.
December 04, 2018
Victoria’s summer aviation fleet was launched today, marked with a fly-over by one of the newest members of the fleet, Christine.
December 02, 2018
Seventy-five Victorian firefighters and emergency management personnel will be deployed to Queensland to assist local crews as more than 120 fires continue to burn across the state.
November 30, 2018
The first day of summer for Victoria comes after heavy localised rainfall in some metropolitan Melbourne areas in the past few weeks and a Total Fire Ban declaration in the Mallee and Wimmera weather districts for 1 December, 2018.
November 28, 2018
Victoria will send approximately 80 firefighters and incident management personnel to Queensland to help that State as it battles more than 80 fires with conditions expected to worsen.
November 13, 2018
Victoria’s night firebombing trial will continue in 2018-19 summer and test the use of night vision technology for aerial firebombing operations at night.
November 08, 2018
Dixons Creek Primary School has won the 2018 Resilient Australia National Schools Award for their Firestick Project.
November 08, 2018
Marine search and rescue volunteers in Hastings were thrilled to receive their new search-and-rescue vessel last month.
October 26, 2018
Victoria’s marine emergency radio is proving to be a critical service helping dozens of boaters and paddlers at sea in its first year of operation.