About the Inspector-General for Emergency Management
The Inspector-General is an independent statutory role providing assurance to government and the community in respect of emergency management arrangements in Victoria and fostering their continuous improvement.
IGEM plays a key role in ensuring that all evaluations and reviews undertaken facilitate the ongoing improvement of emergency management arrangements and support the achievement of desired community outcomes.
The intricate web of economic interdependencies means that a supply chain is potentially exposed to the many types of shocks that can affect every business, both in Australia and overseas: geopolitical, environmental, economic, societal, and infrastructure-related.
Communications services are vital to keep communities safe, connected and informed. They are also crucial in coordinating efforts to get timely information to emergency personnel and communities before, during and after emergencies.
Risks may relate to the delivery of public health services, functioning of hospitals and organisations that deliver health, mental health and aged care services, impacts to community health and wellbeing and loss of life
Large-scale, scattered or isolated terrorist/extremist attacks carried out by individuals or non-state groups with ideological, political or religious goals, can result in loss of life, severe injury and/or material damage.
Risks may relate to human resource supply and skills to support emergency management operations
Welcome to the Inspector-General for Emergency Management
The Inspector-General for Emergency Management is an independent statutory role providing assurance to government and the community in respect of emergency management arrangements in Victoria and fostering their continuous improvement