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Recognising and celebrating leading practice in promoting inclusion and gender diversity
A reminder to prepare for bushfire and monitor local conditions
Find out how you can plan and prepare for the fire season
Service above self for CFA's Graham Symons
Grass pollen season is here
From 1 October through to the end of December
Make a difference to Victoria's emergency services
New reports added to nine emergency risk categories
10 October is Australasian Women in Emergencies Day
Simple tasks to reduce your risk this fire season
Congratulations to the finalists and winners of the inaugural Rotary Emergency Services Community Awards
Cementing pathways for future collaboration and sharing
Celebrating the achievement and contributions of Aboriginal Victorians
Share your thoughts on LGBTIQ+ sector issues and join a Think Tank
And that's a wrap for 2023, see you next year.
Recognising community service above self
Does your project or photography demonstrate significant outcomes in disaster resilience?
The national day of thanks for the incredible contributions of SES volunteers
Join Saturday's game and give thanks to Victoria's emergency management workers and volunteers
Navigating risks and consequences: Emergency management at the centre of global megatrends
Join the emergency management wave for the ultimate stair climb
Celebrate their contribution by nominating them for the 2023 Victorian Honour Roll of Women
End of Daylight Saving a reminder to check your smoke alarms
Latest assurance reports responding to emergency risks in Victoria
A national challenge to encourage new ideas, new thinking and new research
Heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster
An opportunity to come together and prioritise physical and mental health
Stay safe around water this summer
Say hello to the sector's Pride Network this Sunday
All Victorians need to know how to plan for and respond to fire
Heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster
With three blood donations needed every minute, your blood really matters
Your generosity will enable GIVIT to provide short, medium and long-term support to people who've lost everything.
Quarterly update - reports added
An ABC podcast helping people recover from disaster
Wildlife Victoria’s Emergency Response Service is available 24/7
Know your risk and prepare accordingly. Good information leads to good decisions.
Recognising and celebrating women in emergencies and disaster resilience
Thanking those who protect and serve our communities
Identifying opportunities to improve the safety of Victorians in and around water
Connect with nature this spring
A new national system to help it make it easier to understand and to provide you with clearer advice about how to stay safe
Tony Pearce talks about his commitment to raising awareness of mental health in emergency management
Inspector-General joins the Women in Regulation Leadership Summit 2022
Lived in the UK between 1980 and 1996? You can now give blood and plasma in Australia
New resources addressing state, national and global risks
Learn, share and participate in unique local and national celebrations
Still time to register!
Hawthorn to honour frontline workers this Saturday
New reports added to nine emergency risk categories
One step at a time to improve mental health outcomes for Victoria’s 139,00 emergency workers
IGEM's first update on implementation of Fire Season Inquiry recommendations
Recognising and celebrating Victoria's volunteers, volunteer leaders and volunteer programs
RETHINK taking risks around water this summer
Action statements advise exactly what to do in response to emergencies
Find out how you can plan and prepare for this fire season
An International Day of People with Disability event - video available
Join ESF's Insight Conversation on 17 November
Inspector-General joins EMC Webinar program - 18 October
Government supports all 15 Phase 2 recommendations focusing on relief and recovery arrangements
An International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction event presented by the ABC and Natural Hazards Research Australia
Victoria's premier emergency management conference goes online through October
Stories from the emergency services frontline with journalist John Silvester & guests
Prepare yourself for grass pollen season
Community engagement before, during & after emergency, what should it look like & why is it so critical?
Honouring extraordinary Victorians for their service to our multicultural society
Creative ways to connect with and act for nature
Quarterly update expands resources under six Victorian risks
Now stomping Sunday 24 October at the 'G
Free workshops designed especially for emergency management / service volunteers
Exploring disaster impacts and recovery for First Nations Peoples
Acknowledging Victoria's original custodians of our land and waters
Celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
A four-part podcast acknowledging first responders in our community
There is a name for the blah you are feeling: It’s called languishing
The Power of Cultural Burning and other stories of Aboriginal cultures from all over Victoria
This year's conference will now be held on 4 and 5 October
More time to train! Event rescheduled to 17 October
Submissions extended to 18 June
How is emergency management adapting to change?
Celebrating Victorian's diversity and inclusion with Midsumma
Recognise. Reconnect. Reimagine.
A contemporary listing of reviews and inquiries influencing Victoria's better emergency management practices
'The only thing that is constant is change'
Bringing a gender lens to critical issues of contemporary emergency management practice
Free workshops designed especially for emergency service/management volunteers with an interest wellbeing
IGEM's 8th progress update on the independent Fire Season Inquiry
Recognising collaboration and innovative thinking
Registrations are open until 15 March & more than 40 sports to choose from
Join a local meeting or drop in for a cuppa-and-chat with Inspector-General Tony Pearce and share your recovery experiences of the 2019-20 bushfires
Celebrating International Women's Day 2021
Meet with Inspector-General and share your feedback on recovery from the 2019-20 bushfires
Meetings scheduled for 15 – 17 February are now postponed in accordance with today’s statement from the Premier
Community members throughout fire-affected Eastern Victoria are invited to provide feedback on the delivery and effectiveness of recovery activities since the 2019–20 bushfires
IGEM's 7th progress update on the independent Fire Season Inquiry
Supporting mental health and wellbeing in Victoria’s emergency management sector
IGEM's 6th progress update on the independent Fire Season Inquiry
IGEM's 5th progress update on the independent Fire Season Inquiry
IGEM's 4th progress update on the independent Fire Season Inquiry
This year’s conference is going online !
The Governor of Victoria and Mr Howard invite Victorian artist Heesco to create an artwork encapsulating the spirit of gratitude
IGEM's 3rd progress update on the independent Fire Season Inquiry
A progress update on the independent Fire Season Inquiry
7 July hearings to focus on assurance and accountability mechanisms
Stories from Victoria's emergency triple zero service
Tony Pearce provides his update on the Inquiry into the 2019-20 Victorian fire season
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Victorians can now contribute their views and experiences to the Victorian Fire Season Inquiry through online meetings.
Victorian Government announces an independent inquiry into the 2019-2020 Victorian fire season
Tony Pearce joins 1100 walkers and climbers in annual Fred Hollows Foundation fundraiser
A message of thanks and appreciation from Victoria’s emergency management agencies to Victoria Police for serving and protecting our communities.
IGEM's ‘Innovative regulation for emergency services telecommunications in Victoria’ has been nominated for an IPAA Victoria Leadership in the Public Sector Award.
The partnership with the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission Charter Project sets the foundations for IGEM's Human Rights Action Plan.
Public submissions are invited to help shape IGEM's review
IGEM is inviting residents across six municipalities to talk about natural-hazard risks in their area and how well prepared they are to respond.
On 14 December 2017 government released the Inspector-General for Emergency Management's Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry - Annual Report 2017 and Review of SKM Coolaroo Recycling Plant Fire report.
The Victorian Government has asked the Inspector-General for Emergency Management to implement an independent assurance process, which will ensure the ongoing integrity of fire services' response time data. This will also include analysis of the data to inform the development of future response strategies.
The Victorian Government has announced a review of the July 2017 fire at the SKM Recycling Plant in Coolaroo.
Government has released and responded to the final report from the Inspector-General for Emergency Management (IGEM) into the unprecedented thunderstorm asthma event of 21 and 22 November 2016.
Government has released the preliminary report from the Inspector-General for Emergency Management (IGEM) into the unprecedented thunderstorm asthma event of 21 and 22 November 2016.
The Inspector-General for Emergency Management invites public submissions to their review of the emergency response to the thunderstorm asthma event of 21–22 November 2016.
Government has requested the Inspector-General for Emergency Management (IGEM) to monitor the implementation of the recommendations outlined in the Parliamentary Inquiry into the CFA Training College at Fiskville.
Victoria’s emergency management agencies are making significant progress in improving bushfire safety across the state, a new report shows.
A greater sharing of community recovery experiences and knowledge will strengthen bushfire recovery according to a report released today.
Government has released and responded to the Inspector-General for Emergency Management’s review of the 2015 Wye River-Jamieson Track fire.
Government has released and responded to the independent investigation of the Lancefield-Cobaw fire and the Inspector-General for Emergency Management’s report into the review of performance targets for the future bushfire fuel management program on public land.
A survey helping establish how Victorians affected by the 2014 bushfires experienced the recovery process will be available online for the next two weeks.
A new survey will help establish how Victorians affected by the 2014 bushfires experienced the recovery process to help inform better approaches in the future.
The government has released the Monitoring and Assurance Framework for Emergency Management developed by the Inspector-General for Emergency Management.
The Inspector-General for Emergency Management has been asked to conduct a review of performance targets for the future bushfire fuel management program on public land.
IGEM has released its 2013-14 Fire Season Compliance Report
The Inspector-General for Emergency Management has been asked to investigate 2013-14 fire season and East Gippsland fires
The Bushfire Royal Commission Implementation Monitor has released their final report.
Tony Pearce has been appointed as the inaugural Inspector-General for Emergency Management (IGEM).