The report highlights IGEM activities including:

  • examination of the implementation of ongoing recommendations and actions from the:
  • 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission
  • 2013–14 Fire Season Compliance Report
  • independent investigation of the Lancefield–Cobaw 2015 fire
  • 2014 and 2015–16 Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry reports
  • delivery of its first interim and annual progress report on the state’s implementation of the Victorian Emergency Management Strategic Action Plan 2015–18
  • review of the initial response to the 2015 Wye River–Jamieson Track Fire
  • conduct of system-wide reviews based on its 2015 and 2016 Annual Forward Plan of Reviews
  • monitoring the non-financial performance of the ESTA, the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority.

The department tabled its 2015–16 annual report in parliament on 27 October 2016.

Read the Department of Justice and Regulation - Annual Report 2015–16 (External link)