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MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN
The Hindmarsh Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP) addresses the prevention of, response to and recovery from emergencies within the Hindmarsh municipality. It is the result of the co-operative efforts of the emergency management planning committee, which includes representatives from Victoria Police, CFA, DELWP, Ambulance Victoria, DEDJTR, SES, DHHS, VicRoads, GWMWater, Red Cross, Wimmera CMA, Hindmarsh Shire Council and other agencies. The MEMP does not attempt to reinvent the wheel and actively recognises the previous planning activities of the municipal area.
Municipal Emergency Management Plan - Hindmarsh MEMP Public V2 November 2019
If you have any comments, feedback or concerns regarding the MEMP, please contact the Municipal Emergency Resources Officer on email@example.com
MUNICIPAL FIRE MANAGEMENT PLAN
The Hindmarsh Municipal Fire Management Planning Committee (MFMPC) includes members from DELWP, CFA and Hindmarsh Shire Council. The committee is supported at a regional level by the Grampians Strategic Fire Management Planning Committee and at a State level by the State Fire Management Planning Committee.
A key responsibility of the MFMPC is the development of a Municipal Fire Management Plan (MFMP). This plan describes how regional authorities, local government, fire agencies and other relevant organisations can work together to effectively anticipate, respond to and recover from bushfire events affecting the Hindmarsh municipality.
Municipal Fire Management Plan - Hindmarsh MFMP Public V2 July2017
MUNICIPAL RELIEF AND RECOVERY PLAN
The Hindmarsh Municipal Relief and Recovery Plan sets out a plan for recovery following an emergency in Hindmarsh Shire.
The Plan aims to assist and involve the community in returning to an effective level of functioning after an emergency.
This Plan is currently under review and will be made publicly available once the review is complete.
Any enquiries relating to Relief and Recovery can be directed to the Municipal Recovery Manager on (03) 5391 4444.
EMERGENCY ANIMAL WELFARE SUPPORT PLAN
The four Partner Councils who make up the Wimmera Emergency Management Resource Sharing Program (WEMRSP) - Hindmarsh, Horsham, West Wimmera and Yarriambiack are vulnerable to a number of hazards that impact their area and may affect the welfare of domestic animals (pets), livestock and wildlife.
The area of the four municipalities is home to a large number of domestic animals, livestock and wildlife. The area is also traversed by major highways, which carry livestock in large volumes on a daily basis.
This Emergency Animal Welfare Support Sub-Plan complements the Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP) of each Partner Council.
The focus of this sub-plan is to prescribe the municipal coordination arrangements that exist to support agencies which have a responsibility for emergency animal welfare support, this includes:
With the easing of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, Hindmarsh Shire customer service centres and libraries will gradually reopen to the public.
From Wednesday 17 June 2020, the telephone operating system will be operational between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm from Monday to Friday.
From Monday 22 June 2020, the Nhill customer service centre will be open for appointments only between the hours 9am - 12noon and 2pm - 4pm Monday to Friday.
Jeparit and Rainbow customer services centres and the new Hindmarsh Shire Libraries service in Nhill, Jeparit, and Rainbow will be reviewed on a regular basis, with the aim to open mid-late July subject to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
Dimboola customer service and library will be reviewed on a regular basis, with the aim to open mid-late July subject to completion of the current building works and COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.