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Express interest in joining Cardinia Shire’s Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee (MEMPC)

  • Council is seeking expressions of interest from residents who would like to joiCardinia Shire’s Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee (MEMPC) 

  • Applications close on Friday 28 May 2021. To apply, please submit the form on this page.  

  • The MEMPC is the peak planning body for emergency management in Cardinia Shire.  
  • It’s an official committee of Emergency Management Victoria.  
  • It’s the forum for government and non-government agencies to develop policies, procedures, strategies and frameworks to support coordinated emergency management planning for the municipality.  
  • The MEMPC works to help our community prepare, respond and recover from emergencies.  

All MEMPCs must have a community representative on the committee, as per the Emergency Management Act 2013 

  • The MEMPC meets quarterly in March, June, September and December.  
  • The meetings generally take about 2 hours, and are usually held at Council’s Civic Centre, 20 Siding Avenue, Officer. 
  • The MEMPC chair may schedule additional meetings and/or change the venue as required. 

Skills and experience in the following areas will be valued highly:

  • Emergency management (planning, response, relief and recovery)
  • Community development/engagement
  • Risk management
  • Knowledge of Cardinia Shire

People from all backgrounds across the shire are invited to apply.

Applications close Friday 28 May 2021.

To register your interest in being a member of the MEMPC please complete this form and email or post it to us.  




Emergency Management Team
Cardinia Shire Council
PO Box 7
Pakenham VIC 3810

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Applications will be assessed by a panel of current MEMPC members who will select the committee.

Contact our Emergency Management Team
Ph: 1300 787 624
Email: emergency@cardinia.vic.gov.au