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Emergency Management

The City provides support and assistance to Hazard Management Agencies during emergency events if requested.

The City of Nedlands under the Emergency Management Act 2005 is the Hazard Management Agency for Recovery at a Local Level and also participates in the Western Central Local Emergency Management Committee (WC LEMC). The WC LEMC develops appropriate Preparedness, Prevention, Response and Recovery plans to deal with emergency situations, both natural and man-made.

The WC LEMC area comprises of the of the Subiaco, Nedlands, Cottesloe, Mosman Park, Vincent, Cambridge, Claremont, and Peppermint Grove local governments.

Local Emergency Arrangements for Local Government

Under clause 36 of the Emergency Management Act 2005 it is a function of local government to:

  1. Subject to this act, to ensure that effective emergency management arrangements are prepared and maintained for its district;
  2. To manage recovery following an emergency affecting the community in its district; and
  3. To perform other functions given to the local government under this Act to have Local Emergency Arrangements."

The Emergency Management Arrangements provide a framework for Hazard Management Agencies (HMAs) and local governments to manage an emergency event, should it occur in the Western Central Local Emergency Management Committee Area (WC LEMC) area.

It should be noted that the Western Central Local Emergency Management Arrangements document on this website is a public document. As such some information, including after-hours contact details and confidential emergency information, has been omitted from this document.

 For emergency contact numbers click here

Documents 
WC LEMC Arrangements Protected Copy

Documents

WC LEMC Arrangements Protected Copy