Emergency management

District Emergency Management Committee

The District Emergency Management Committee (DEMC) is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of plans in relation to the prevention of, preparation for, response to and recovery from emergencies in the District.

The DEMC is chaired by the District Emergency Operations Controller, who is the relevant Police Region Commander (Assistant Commissioner).  The members of the DEMC include a senior representative of each Council within the district, a senior representative of each emergency service organisation in the district and a representative of each of the functional areas providing services in the district.