Under section 50 of the Emergency Management Act 2013, the Emergency Management Commissioner must develop operating procedures. Incident management operating procedures issued by the Emergency Management Commissioner will be published on this website, unless where the content is not appropriate to be made publicly available.
Policies and arrangements
Emergency Management Victoria, in partnership with the emergency management agencies, has developed a number of policies and arrangements to assist the agencies in the management of emergencies within Victoria.
Emergency Management Team Arrangements 2014
The Emergency Management Team Arrangements 2014 describes the establishment and operation of Emergency Management Teams at the incident, regional and state tiers of emergency management in Victoria and provides a template and case study for each.
Joint Standard Operating Procedures
Emergency Management Victoria in partnership with the emergency management agencies, has developed a number of Joint Standard Operating Procedures (JSOPs) to assist the agencies in the management of emergencies within Victoria.
JSOPs are available for relevant personnel and can be accessed through Emergency Management Common Operating Picture (EM-COP) (External link).
These procedures were replaced by the Emergency Management Commissioner, under section 50 Emergency Management Act 2014.
Victorian Emergency Operations Handbook
The Victorian Emergency Operations Handbook provides emergency personnel with a convenient reference to the key agency structures and systems required to undertake effective and safe incident management operations in Victoria.