Committee Details

Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC)

Contact name : City of Kalamunda - Fire and Emergency Management
Contact number : (08) 9257 9999
Current expiry term :


Purpose:

LEMC is formed under the Emergency Management Act 2005 as community focused, coordinated approach to the management of all potential emergencies within a City of Kalamunda. It is a requirement for each local government in Western Australia to provide access to their LEMA and to publish on their website.

Objective:
City of Kalamunda Local Emergency Management Arrangements is to document the emergency management arrangements that are in place and ensure a common understanding between agencies and stakeholders involved in managing emergencies within the municipality, which will facilitate a coordinated and consistent approach to managing emergencies.
About:

Under section 38 of the Emergency Management Act 2005, a local governments is required to establish Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC)

The LEMC are to:

  • Assist as key players in SEMC Arrangements
  • Provide expert knowledge about their local communities and environment
  • Assist in reviewing and maintaining of the LEMA by ensuring all legislative responsibilities are met.
  • Oversee, plan and test the LEMA
  • To carry out other emergency management activities as directed by the SEMC or prescribed by the regulations.
  • Assist and/or manage recovery during or after an emergency
More information about the City's Emergency Management and Committees is available here.
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