About the Economic Recovery core capability

Return economic and business activities (including food and agriculture) to a healthy state and develop new business and employment opportunities that result in a sustainable and economically viable community.    

Critical Task Table 17: Agency roles mapped to the Victorian Preparedness Framework, by critical tasks within the Economic Recovery core capability

 

Critical Task 17.1: Assess and identify business and economic needs.

Agency Activity Additional alignment to critical tasks

DJPR

 

Recovery Coordinating Agency (RecCA) responsible for the recovery functional area coordination of local economies, businesses, agriculture and public telecommunications

15.7, 17.2

Recovery Lead agency (RecLA) responsible to work with Municipal councils to implement appropriate actions and initiatives that encourage and bring forward the resumption of local economic activity

17.4, 17.5,

assess and monitor broad economic impacts and consequences in partnership with other agencies and Municipal councils, share information across government to inform responses and work with agencies to prioritise planned activities to minimise economic consequences

4.5, 17.2, 17.5

Recovery Support Agency (RecSA) to support EMV to deliver recovery programs and financial assistance under the DRFA arrangements for small businesses and primary producers by gathering impact and loss information and sharing it with EMV and DPC, and promoting the support to primary producers and stakeholders

17.1

Eastlink and Lendlease

Provide information concerning the commercial issues

4.5, 4.6, 11.2, 17.2

RAC

Recovery Support Agency (RecSA) to EMV to implement available financial assistance under the DRFA to assist:

  • voluntary non-profit groups, communities and economies
  • small business owners
  • primary producers’ recovery

15.4, 20.3

VMIA

Provide insurance and insurance market insights advice during an emergency

11.3

 

Critical Task 17.2: Assist impacted businesses to access information and advice.

Agency Activity Additional alignment to critical tasks

DJPR

 

Recovery Coordinating Agency (RecCA) responsible for the recovery functional area coordination of local economies, businesses, agriculture and public telecommunications

15.7, 17.1

Recovery Lead agency (RecLA) responsible to:

 
  • assess and monitor broad economic impacts and consequences in partnership with other agencies and Municipal councils, share information across government to inform responses and work with agencies to prioritise planned activities to minimise economic consequences

4.5, 17.1, 17.5

  • deliver recovery programs and technical advice to primary producers, rural land managers and other animal businesses by ensuring effective communication channels between various agencies, organisations and communities, sharing local intelligence and data analysis, and providing advice on ongoing treatments

4.5, 17.4, 17.5

  • assist business and industry to access information, advice and support following an emergency.

17.4

  • provide information and advice to small businesses to support decision making and, where appropriate, encourage a return to business

17.4

  • work to develop and implement funded activities to support business recovery.

17.4

  • deliver recovery programs and advice to primary producers, rural land managers and other animal businesses by providing technical advice and services on strategies to re-establish rural enterprises, rehabilitate productive land and economic recovery

17.4, 17.5

Eastlink and Lendlease

Provide information concerning the commercial issues

4.5, 4.6, 11.2, 17.1

EMV

Implement available financial assistance under the DRFA to assist primary producers, small businesses and voluntary non-profit groups by a low-interest concessional loan scheme; and recovery grants, subject to approval by the Commonwealth Government

15.4

Recovery Lead Agency (RecLA) to implement available financial assistance under the DRFA to assist primary producers’ recovery subject to activation by the state and Commonwealth governments; a low-interest concessional loan scheme to primary producers; and recovery grants for primary producers, subject to approval by the Commonwealth Government

20.3

VMIA

 

Provide 24/7 emergency claims support and the engagement with a third party to provide assistance during an emergency

4.5, 17.3

Provide claims management, loss adjuster and claims preparation support during and after an emergency

4.5, 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 17.3

 

Critical Task 17.3: Coordinate insurance industry information and advice.

Agency Activity Additional alignment to critical tasks

DTF

Recovery Lead Agency (RecLA) to coordinate insurance industry response, advice and information to government

3.1

ICA

Support Local and State Government to brief governments on insurance coverage, claims lodgement and estimated economic impact of disaster events

4.5, 4.6

VMIA

 

Provide services to the Victorian government on risk and insurance issues and trends

2.1, 4.5

Provide insurance for the Emergency Resource Providers Support Scheme for response preparedness to enable use of private resources for emergency response

3.2

Provide 24/7 emergency claims support and the engagement with a third party to provide assistance during an emergency

4.5, 17.2

Provide claims management, loss adjuster and claims preparation support during and after an emergency

4.5, 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 17.2

Recovery Support Agency (RecSA) in providing insurance and claims support and assistance to the following agencies (and all other insured entities) to aid:

  • DELWP, DoT and their related infrastructure to undertake the assessment, restoration, clean-up and rehabilitation of roads, bridges and tunnels
  • DELWP/PV in its lead role of rehabilitating, restoring and reinstating public land and assets managed directly by DELWP, and aid PV and CMAs in which DELWP supports the delivery of their responsibilities

3.2, 4.5

Recovery Lead Agency (RecLA) to manage insurance claims relating to State Government assets damaged or destroyed in an emergency and any insured legal liability claims against state agencies

 

Provide insurance and claims support and assistance to the following agencies (and all other insured entities) to aid DET and DH to the extent any state schools or state health services are impacted

3.2, 4.5

 

Critical Task 17.4: Provide technical advice on re-establishment or alternative strategies.

Agency Activity Additional alignment to critical tasks

DJPR

Recovery Lead agency (RecLA) responsible to:

 
  • deliver recovery programs and technical advice to primary producers, rural land managers and other animal businesses by ensuring effective communication channels between various agencies, organisations and communities, sharing local intelligence and data analysis, and providing advice on ongoing treatments

4.5, 17.2, 17.5

  • work with Municipal councils to implement appropriate actions and initiatives that encourage and bring forward the resumption of local economic activity

17.1, 17.5,

  • assist business and industry to access information, advice and support following an emergency.

17.2

  • provide information and advice to small businesses to support decision making and, where appropriate, encourage a return to business

17.2

  • work to develop and implement funded activities to support business recovery.

17.2

  • deliver recovery programs and advice to primary producers, rural land managers and other animal businesses by providing technical advice and services on strategies to re-establish rural enterprises, rehabilitate productive land and economic recovery

17.2, 17.5

Melbourne Water

Lead the delivery of the following recovery activities support the recovery and rehabilitation of areas directly impacted by the failure of Melbourne Water’s assets or systems

18.4

 

Critical Task 17.5: Deliver targeted intervention strategies if required.

Agency Activity Additional alignment to critical tasks

DJPR

Recovery Lead agency (RecLA) responsible to:

 
  • assess and monitor broad economic impacts and consequences in partnership with other agencies and Municipal councils, share information across government to inform responses and work with agencies to prioritise planned activities to minimise economic consequences

4.5, 17.1, 17.2

  • work with Municipal councils to implement appropriate actions and initiatives that encourage and bring forward the resumption of local economic activity

17.1, 17.4

  • deliver recovery programs and technical advice to primary producers, rural land managers and other animal businesses by ensuring effective communication channels between various agencies, organisations and communities, sharing local intelligence and data analysis, and providing advice on ongoing treatments

4.5, 17.2, 17.4

  • provide opportunities for the enhancement of knowledge and skills within small business to support business recovery and resilience
 
  • deliver recovery programs and advice to primary producers, rural land managers and other animal businesses by providing technical advice and services on strategies to re-establish rural enterprises, rehabilitate productive land and economic recovery

17.2, 17.4

  • deliver recovery programs and technical advice to primary producers, rural land managers and other animal businesses by ensuring effective communication channels between various agencies, organisations and communities, sharing local intelligence and data analysis, and providing advice on ongoing treatments

4.5, 17.2, 17.4

  • implement marketing/public relations and industry product development activities to assist affected tourism regions and businesses to recover, in partnership with Visit Victoria and Regional Tourism Boards
 

Support DELWP and CFA to assist farmers repair and restore fences damaged by fire or suppression activities by collecting information from affected primary producers and refer private fencing damage to Municipal councils, and fences on public land to DELWP

3.2, 11.1

Telstra

Where appropriate, Telstra provide relief packages for Telstra customers

15.4

Un-meter customer access to key websites such as state fire authorities, emergency services, BoM, etc.

3.5