Monthly Archives: October 2015

Launch of Emergency Management Victoria’s new strategy: A Modern Emergency Management System for Victoria at the 2nd International Symposium on Disaster Management

On Wednesday, October 14 the Emergency Management Commissioner for Victoria, Craig Lapsley officially launched the document ‘A Modern Emergency Management System for Victoria’ during the keynote session at the 2nd International Symposium on Disaster Management held in Melbourne. Commissioner Lapsley was invited as the keynote speaker for the plenary session on emergency management and first spoke on the vision for emergency management in Victoria and the challenges we face in in disaster situations which require our communities to survive, adapt and grow, before launching the new strategy. The strategy outlines what community resilience is and how this understanding can be used to develop a resilience-based approach to emergency management in the context of Victoria today. To download the document click the link below:
A Modern Emergency Management System for Victoria (PDF 623KB)