General Information

Stay Smart Online – Australian Cyber Security Centre


Essential Safety Measures – See Essential Property Solutions


WorkSafe Amenties and Work Environment – Compliance Code


Disaster Resilience Knowledge Hub – Registration


National Guidelines for the protection of mass gathering from terrorism


National Terrorism Threat Advisory System


RMIT/ACCAN – Telecommunications Survival Plan for Businesses


ACCAN – Small Business Tip Sheet – Broadband Continuity Plan


AS/NZS 5050:2010 Business continuity – Managing disruption-related risk


ANZCTC – Active armed offender guildelines for crowded places


Insurance Council of Australia – Historical Disaster Statistics


Australian Government – Emergency Management and Recovery Template


AS 4083-2010 Planning for emergencies- Health care facilities


AS 3745—2010 Planning for emergencies in facilities


Safe Work Australia Emergency Plans Fact Sheet


WorkSafe Victoria, Guidance Note: Emergency planning at a major hazard facility


WorkSafe Victoria, Code of practice for the storage and handling of dangerous goods (Refer Duties of occupiers)


Latest News

January 27, 2018

Caravan Park Emergency


July 14, 2017

Fire Tears Through Melbourne Recycling Plant


July 5, 2017

EPESA Workshop Video – Geelong Small Business Festival


June 19, 2017

Grenfell Tower Fire London Update


May 30, 2017

EPESA Workshop – Geelong Small Business Festival – Free Tickets


May 25, 2017

Launch of the Disaster Resilience Knowledge Hub


May 23, 2017

Manchester Arena Blast


March 29, 2017

Cyclone Debbie damage could cost billions, warns Insurance Council


March 29, 2017

Housing Commission fire – more than 300 people evacuated


March 29, 2017

Melbourne CBD office evacuated after gas leak


March 27, 2017

Shopping Centre axe attack arrest. Are businesses prepared?


March 27, 2017

Axe attack on two customers in Sydney store


March 27, 2017

Commonwealth Bank to review emergency procedures


November 20, 2016

Staff and customers evacuated after Springvale Bank fire


November 1, 2016

Case study: How a disaster simulation helped Red Cross prepare for Cyclone Winston


September 27, 2016

Staff at business manage public taking refuge


September 19, 2016

Victorian floods: State battered with worst September deluge in a century


June 8, 2016

Tasmania floods: Thousands told to evacuate as rivers rise in Launceston


June 6, 2016

NSW weather: Hundreds ordered to evacuate and thousands call for help as wild weather hits


June 1, 2016

200 people and 77 children evacuated from Gladstone Park Shopping Centre


May 26, 2016

50 people evacuated after fire a Latrobe Regional Hospital


March 30, 2016

Reading Cinema Maitland evacuated after gas leak


March 6, 2016

Harbour Town cinemas are being evacuated after receiving a bomb threat earlier this morning


November 27, 2015

Evacuated: Animal Health Laboratory staff sent home after fire


Past incidents

Bushfire

Ash Wednesay Victoria 1983


Black Saturday Victoria 2009


Linton, Victoria 1998


Western District and Streatham, Victoria 1977


Western Sydney and Central Coast 1991


Stawell Victoria 2006


Wye River, Victoria 2015


Criminal Act

Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne CBD 2017


Hoddle Street, Melbourne Shooting 1987


Queen Street, Melbourne Shootings 1987


Port Arthur, Tasmania Shootings 1996


Cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Debbie 2017


Cyclone Marcia 2015


Cyclone Yasi Queensland 2011


Earthquake

Newcastle, New South Wales 1989


Christchurch, New Zealand 2011


Flood

Queensland 2012


New South Wales 2012


Victoria 2012


Gippsland, Victoria 2012


Health

Heat Wave South Australia and Victoria 2011-2012


Heat Wave South Eastern Australia 2014


Australia H1N1 Pandemic 2009


Brisbane Epidemic Food Poisoning Outbreak 2015


Industrial

Telstra Warrnambool Exchange Fire – Telstra Report Summary 2013


Gladstone Factory Explosion, South Australia 2006


Longford, Victoria Gas Explosion 1998


Swanson Street, Melbourne wall collapse 2013


Morwell, Victoria Open Cut Coal Mine Fire 2014


Cairns, Queensland LPG Explosion 1987


Coode Island, Melbourne Victoria 1991


Melbourne Airport Hazardous Materials Incident 2005


Landslide

Thredbo, New South Wales 1997


Severe storm

Thunderstorm Asthma – Victoria 2016


Brisbane 2014


Sydney 2007


Transport

Burnley Tunnel Fire, Melbourne 2007


Urban fire

Roselle explosion Sydney 2014


Kew, Victoria 1996


Childers, Queensland Back Packers Hostel 2000


Hobart, Tasmania Department Store 2007


Quakers Hill Nursing Home, Sydney 2011