Co-Operation between Emergency Services and Defence
Craig Lapsley is Victoria’s first Emergency Management Commissioner (EMC).
As Emergency Management Commissioner, Craig is responsible for the overall response to major emergencies including coordinating the management of the consequences of the emergency. This position was established under the Emergency Management Act 2013
Craig has enjoyed a career in the Australian emergency management sector for more than 30 years. The majority of this time has been with the Victorian Country Fire Authority (CFA) including service as a volunteer firefighter.
Craig is leading Victoria’s Emergency Management Sector towards an “all communities, all emergencies” approach, that puts community at the centre and applies a coordinated approach before, during and after major emergencies. Craig is a director with the Emergency Services Foundation, APCO, Volunteering Victoria and the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC. He is also Patron of SARDA (Search and Rescue Dog Association), the Bendigo Football Netball League and the Central Victorian Fire Preservation Society, as well as Chief Patron of Road Rescue Association Victoria.
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