An emergency is the actual or imminent threat to people, property or the environment in Victoria. The City of Greater Bendigo works to prevent and prepare for emergencies.
If you have a life-threatening emergency dial 000 (triple zero).
Managing emergencies is a responsibility shared by individual residents, agencies and the community. Find out who does what during an emergency and stay in touch with emergency agencies, resources and apps.
You can play a vital part in your community emergency management effort by planning for an emergency, finding out how to plan and prepare for bushfires and being familiar with your local Bushfire places of last resort.
Heatwave awareness can save lives – find out who is most at risk, how to recognise heat-related illnesses and what to do.
Northern Victorian Emergency Management Cluster - Influenza Pandemic Plan
The Northern Victorian Emergency Management Cluster - Influenza Pandemic Plan provides a framework and guidance for the Northern Victorian Emergency Management Cluster Councils and other influenza pandemic stakeholders in the municipalities to appropriately plan for and effectively respond to influenza pandemic conditions. The plan is supported by a set of operational documents, including Influenza Pandemic Response Procedures and Business Continuity Plans.
Northern Victorian Emergency Management Cluster – Emergency Animal Welfare Plan
The purpose of the Emergency Animal Welfare Plan animal welfare plan is to assist in the coordination of animal welfare support for domestic animals, livestock and wildlife before, during and after an emergency.
Northern Victorian Emergency Management Cluster – Heatwave Plan
The aim of this Heat Health Plan is to support the community to prepare for, respond to and recover from heatwaves and extreme heat events.
Summer preparedness guide
The summer preparedness guide gives a clear summary of changes to council services and functions during extreme weather such as Total Fire Ban days and Code Red days.
For more information about emergency management contact us on 03 5434 6000