Appendix 10 – Control Agencies for Response

The purpose of the following table is to identify control agencies and key support agencies for response. It does not list all agencies that may be involved in any particular emergency, nor does it list all emergencies that may be encountered. The control agency may change as the emergency response progresses or is clarified.

EMERGENCY / THREAT CONTROL AGENCY
(may vary by location)
KEY SUPPORT AGENCIES
ACCIDENT/INCIDENT
Aircraft Victoria Police AMSA, ARFF, ATSB
Biological materials DH CFA, MFESB
Gas leakage CFA/MFESB Gas distribution companies
Hazardous materials, high consequence dangerous goods or dangerous goods CFA/MFESB/ARFF EPA, AV, WorkSafe (workplace, storage facilities and transport)
Lifts, cranes or scaffolding and amusement structures CFA/MFESB WorkSafe
Marine (not including marine pollution) Victoria Police TSV, AMSA
Military aircraft and ships Defence Force AMSA, VicPol, Airservices Australia
Radioactive materials DH CFA, MFESB
Rail and tram Victoria Police PTV, DTPLI, V/Line, ARTC, MTM, Yarra Trams,CFA, MFESB, VICSES
Road Victoria Police CFA, MFESB, VICSES, VicRoads, Municipal Councils, CityLink, EastLink
AGRICULTURAL
Chemical contamination of livestock or agricultural produce (agricultural or veterinary) DEPI DFSV, PrimeSafe
Exotic animal disease (includesbees & aquaculture) DEPI
Plant pest or disease DEPI
ENVIRONMENTAL
Marine pollution oil spills in Victorian coastal waters up to three nautical miles DTPLI (Emergency Risk and Resilience)/Port operator DEPI, EPA, AMSA, PV, BOM, VRCA, MFESB, CFA
Oiled Wildlife DEPI PV, DTPLI, AMSA
Exotic marine pest incursion DEPI PV
Cetacean (whale) stranding or entanglement DEPI PV
Vertebrate pest/plagues DEPI PV
Pollution into inland waters CFA/MFESB EPA, PV
Pollution of inland waters EPA PV, Melbourne Water
ESSENTIAL SERVICE DISRUPTION
Food supply, critical infrastructure damage or disruption Victoria Police DEPI
Electricity DSDBI (Energy Sector Development) AEMO, Electricity distributors, Energy Safe Victoria, DEPI
Natural gas DSDBI (Energy Sector Development) AEMO, DSDBI (Earth Resources Regulation Victoria), Energy Safe Victoria, Gas distribution companies
Petroleum and liquid fuels DSDBI (Energy Sector Development) DSDBI (Earth Resources Regulation Victoria), WorkSafe, Oil companies
Public transport PTV DTPLI (Emergency Risk and Resilience)
Roads/bridges/tunnels VicRoads Municipal councils, CityLink, EastLink, DTPLI (Emergency Risk and Resilience)
Water and sewerage DEPI Water authorities, DHS, Municipal councils
FIRE AND/OR EXPLOSION
Aircraft ARFF/CFA/MFESB
Boilers and pressure vessels CFA/MFESB WorkSafe
Explosion CFA/MFESB DSDBI, WorkSafe
Explosive device Victoria Police CFA, MFESB
Fire CFA/MFESB/DEPI, Fire Services Commissioner (Major Fire) PV, AVCG, WorkSafe, BOM
HUMAN DISEASE/ILLNESS
Retail food contamination DH
Food/drinking water contamination DH DEPI, Municipal councils
Human disease DH
NATURAL EVENT
Earthquake VICSES All
Flood VICSES DEPI, CMAs, Water authorities, Municipal Councils, CFA, MFESB, BOM, PV
Heatwave Victoria Police Municipal councils, DH, AV, DEPI, DTPLI, DSDBI
Storm VICSES BOM, DEPI, PV, CFA, MFESB, DSDBI
Tsunami VICSES BOM, All
RESCUE
Building, structure CFA/MFESB/VICSES VBA, AV, VicPol, WorkSafe
Cave Victoria Police VICSES
Land Victoria Police VICSES
Lift, crane, scaffolding or amusement structure CFA/MFESB VicPol, VICSES, WorkSafe, DSDBI
Mine/quarry Victoria Police DSDBI, DEPI, CFA, VICSES, WorkSafe
Rail, aircraft and industrial CFA/MFESB/VICSES AMSA (aircraft only), WorkSafe (rail & industrial only)
Road CFA/MFESB/VICSES AV
Trench or tunnel CFA/MFESB
Water Victoria Police VICSES, LSV
SEARCH
Land and water Victoria Police VICSES Others per VicPol Register
Overdue aircraft AMSA VicPol, VICSES, Airservices Australia
OTHER
Aircraft inflight emergency Airservices Australia ADF
Dam safety DEPI Water authorities, VICSES, Municipal councils
Marine casualty non SAR (commercial ship) in port waters Port operator, VRCA TSV, AMSA, CFA/MFESB, VicPol, AV, DTPLI
Marine casualty non SAR (commercial ship) in coastal waters Transport Safety Victoria VRCA/Local port operators, CFA, AMSA, VicPol, AV, DTPLI
Other threats against persons,property or environment Victoria Police

Appendix 9 – Community Emergency Risk Assessment

Appendix 11 – Support Agencies for Response