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 dial000 (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 Integrated - Pandemic Plan

The Northern Victorian Emergency Management Cluster - Pandemic Plan provides a framework and guidance for the Northern Victorian Emergency Management Cluster Councils and other pandemic stakeholders in the municipalities to appropriately plan for and effectively respond to pandemic conditions. The plan is supported by a set of operational documents, including Pandemic Response Procedures and Business Continuity Plans. 

Northern Victorian Emergency Management Cluster Integrated – Emergency Animal Welfare Plan

The purpose of the Emergency 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.

Contact us

For more information about emergency management contact us on 1300 002 642


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