Emergency Management Services

Emergency Management Services is a specialised business area, within the WALGA Planning and Community Development portfolio, dedicated to the provision of sound community-based emergency management advice and service to Local Governments.

WALGA Emergency Management Services can provide Local Governments with a consultancy service in partnership with Local Government Insurance Services (LGIS) across all areas of emergency planning. Our service in partnership with LGIS will project manage the Emergency Risk Management (ERM) process, compile ERM study reports and provide your Local Government with a professional risk register.

John Lane: Emergency Management Coordinator - 9213 2074 or email

State Emergency Management Policy and Governance Framework Review

The State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC) Secretariat is seeking feedback on the following draft documents.

  •  State Emergency Management Policy
  •  State Emergency Management Plan
  •  State Emergency Management Procedures
  •  State Emergency Management Glossary

Please provide comment by completing the attached ‘feedback form’ and return via email to mpexton@walga.asn.au by 8 January 2015.

Info Page SEMC Policy Review Sept 2015

Consultation Draft State Emergency Management Plan - Final.pdf

Consultation Draft State Emergency Management Policy - Final.pdf

EM Procedure Manual - 1. Introduction.pdf

EM Procedure Manual - 2. Prevention and Mitigation.pdf

EM Procedure Manual - 3. Preparedness.pdf

EM Procedure Manual - 4. Response.pdf

EM Procedure Manual - 5. Recovery.pdf

Emergency Management Glossary.pdf

WALGA Consolidated Feedback Form.docx

‘Green Bag’ evacuation flagging

The brochures listed below explains what the ‘Green Bag’ evacuation flagging system is. It also answers the most frequently asked questions about the system.

Green Bag flagging is an initiative of the State Government’s State Emergency Management Committee.

All Hazards Evacuation Flagging Guide (WA)

2015 Green Bags Brochure

Green Bags A3 Poster

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