Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program

Applications for the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) have now closed.

The VESEP is an ongoing program funded by the Victorian Government, which provides local emergency services volunteer groups access to grants for operational equipment, vehicles, trucks, tankers, watercraft, trailers and minor facility improvements.

What’s on offer?

The 2016-17 program offered grants up to a maximum of $100,000 (excluding GST). The VESEP will contribute $2 for every $1 of funding contributed by the local volunteer group.

Who can apply?

The VESEP is open to the following organisations:

• Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Association

• Country Fire Authority

• Life Saving Victoria

• Victoria State Emergency Service

• Other eligible volunteer emergency services groups as defined in the Emergency Management Manual Victoria.

Volunteers from AVCGA, CFA, LSV and VICSES, please contact your organisation for details. Other eligible volunteer emergency services groups, please contact the VESEP liaison officer for details.

Need further assistance?

For more information call VESEP liaison officer at Emergency Management Victoria on (03) 8685 1309 or email vesep@emv.vic.gov.au (External link)