3.1 Introduction

This section details the planning arrangements for the management of emergencies within the Colac Otway Shire. It identifies specific emergency management roles and responsibilities and the emergency management planning committee structure that oversees emergency management arrangements.

Many of the following arrangements are requirements under the Emergency Management Act 1986 and the Emergency Management Act 2013; however the primary purpose of the arrangements are to meet the needs of emergency affected communities.


3.2 Municipal Emergency Management Functions