Towong Municipal Emergency Management Committee
Each Local Government Area of Victoria has a Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee (MEMPC). The MEMPC comprises representatives from, CFA, SES, Victoria Police, Department Families Fairness and Housing, Red Cross, Ambulance Victoria, Council, Department Environment, Land, Water & Planning, Ag Vic and community representatives. Council is a member of the MEMPC and provides administrative and secretariat support to the Committee.
The MEMPC has a legislative responsibility to prepare a Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP). The MEMP outlines the mitigation, response and recovery arrangements for managing emergencies that may occur within Towong Shire.