Incident management

Incident management

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 the content is not appropriate to be made publicly available.

Policies

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. These documents are listed below.

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.

Emergency Management Team Arrangements (Dec)2014 (External link) (PDF 307 KB)

Procedures

Emergency Management Victoria in partnership with the emergency management agencies, has developed a number of joint standard operating procedures to assist the agencies in the management of emergencies within Victoria.

These standard operating procedures are available for relevant personnel.

To access a copy go to the Joint Standard Operating Procedures page (External link) on the Emergency Management portal.

These procedures were replaced by the Emergency Management Commissioner, under section 50 Emergency Management Act 2014.

Victorian Emergency Operations Handbook

The purpose of this handbook is to provide emergency personnel with a convenient reference to the key agency structures and systems required to undertake effective and safe incident management operations in Victoria.

Download a copy of the Victorian Emergency Operations Handbook (External link) (PDF)