The State EM Framework comprises of legislation, policy, plans, procedures, guidelines and a governance structure to facilitate effective management of emergencies. For more information on the State's EM arrangements, principles, objectives and hazard management structures see the
EM Fundamentals webpage.
Emergency Management (EM) arrangements in Western Australia are established through the following legislation and policy framework, which incorporates the following suite of SEMC documents. Each document needs to be read in context of the other documents within the framework.
The current version of the State EM Policy, State EM Plan and State EM Procedures is v02.02.
Some documents have alternate version numbers, which are located on
the front cover of each document. To ensure you are referring to the current version of the documents, refer to those published on this website.
Review schedules and details of amendments for each version released are available on the
State EM Document Amendments webpage.
For any further information or assistance email email@example.com.
EM in WA is underpinned by the State Emergency Management Act 2005 (the EM Act) and the
State Emergency Management Regulations 2006.
In support of policy and procedures, these guidelines propose methods for conducting activities and are not formal instructions.
Click here to access the Emergency Management Forms. These forms are restricted for authorised emergency management personnel.
The State EM Policy Branch is currently seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the Western Australian Community Evacuation Guideline. The broad consultation with emergency management stakeholders will occur between 13 December 2019 - 28 February 2020.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to get involved with the consultation.