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Municipal Emergency Management Plan

Council's Municipal Emergency Management Plan addresses the prevention of, response to and recovery from emergencies within the municipality of Maroondah. The plan is the result of the cooperative efforts of the Emergency Management Planning Committee.  

View the plan:

Municipal Emergency Management Plan  (pdf, 1MB)

Municipal Emergency Management Plan  (doc, 3MB)

Municipal boundaries 

Map showing Maroondah's municipal boundaries

Managing hazards

The economic and social effects of emergencies, including loss of life, destruction of property and dislocation of communities is inevitable. 

Coping with hazards gives reason and focus for planning. Hazards exist within all communities, although not always recognised. Experience shows, however, that good planning for the use of resources in preventative (risk management) activities, in response to emergencies and towards the recovery of affected communities and environments, can significantly lessen the harmful effects of those emergencies.

Activating the plan

The decision to activate this plan will be made by the following:

  • Municipal Emergency Response Coordinator from Victoria Police
  • Municipal Emergency Resource Office
  • Municipal Recovery Manager from Maroondah City Council.

Sub plans

There are a number of hazard specific plans that are a sub plan to the Municipal Emergency Management Plan. These include:

Further information

Contact  maroondah@maroondah.vic.gov.au or telephone 1300 88 22 33 and ask to speak to the relevant plan coordinators.

29/07/2017
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