Emergency Service status

Bush Search and Rescue Victoria is listed in the State Emergency Management Plan (SEMP), specifically in the SEMP Role statement – Volunteer Search and Rescue Organisations.

The SEMP is authorised through the Emergency Management Act 2013 (EM Act 2013) and details the state emergency management arrangements for the mitigation of, response to, and recovery from emergencies. It informs all levels of planning – state, regional and municipal.