3.7 Emergency Management Group (EMG)

Colac Otway Shire convenes an internal Emergency Management Group (EMG) to manage day to day emergency management duties and promote emergency management within the organisation. This group meets fortnightly during the Declared Fire Danger Period and monthly throughout the rest of the year.

The EMG comprises:

  • Municipal Emergency Manager (MEM).
  • Municipal Emergency Resource Officers (MERO).
  • Municipal Recovery Manager (MRM).
  • Deputy MRM.
  • Municipal Fire Prevention Officer (MFPO).
  • Manager Information Services.

Other Council officers can be co-opted to the group as required. The EMG is chaired by the MEM.

3.6 MEMPC Specialist Sub-Committees

3.8 Environment and Community Safety Unit