As part of the strategy, VICSES
will deliver education programs and services to schools, industry, councils, churches, local sports clubs, neighbourhood houses, tourism networks and other emergency services agencies.
Minister for Emergency Services Jane Garrett said ten recipients from the MFB, CFA, VICSES
and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) were recognised by Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove for distinguished service in fire and emergency services.
Mr Wells said the briefings will include representatives from Emergency Management Victoria, CFA, Department of Environment and Primary Industries, MFB, VICSES
, Victoria Police, Department of Health, Department of Human Services and local councils.
There has also been a coordinated response between affected councils, Victoria Police, the Country Fire Authority, VICSES
Mr Wells said he hoped emergency services personnel from MFB, CFA, VICSES
, Victoria Police and Ambulance Victoria would exceed the nearly 400 blood donations they made last year.
Victorian partners to date are CFA, MFB, the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI), VICSES
and the FSC.