Local Emergency Management Committee

This Mandatory Committee is established under Section 38(1) of the Emergency Management Act 2005.

The LEMC has specific functions to follow that are set out in Section 39 and 40 of the Emergency Management Act 2005 (EM Act).   

The purpose of the Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC) is to advise and assist the Local Government in ensuring that the Local Emergency Management arrangements are established for its district; to liaise with public authorities and other persons in the development, review and testing of Local Emergency Management arrangements; and to carry out other emergency management activities as directed by the State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC) or prescribed by the Regulations.

This Committee does not have any delegated authority.  Meetings are held at 10.30am in the Shire of Toodyay Council Chambers, unless otherwise notified.

The two documents that act as guidelines for holding Committee Meetings are as follows:

Related Information

Agendas and Minutes

Committee Book

Primary Members             Other Members 2024 Dates
Cr D Wrench - Council Member Deputy LRC – Executive Managers from either the Corporate & Community Services area or the Development and Regulation area Wed 13 March 2024
Cr C Duri - Council Member Deputy WLO - Community Development Officer Wed 12 June 2024
Toodyay Police - Officer in Charge

District Officer Natural Hazards

Wed 13 Nov 2024
Community Emergency Services Manager (CESM)
Emergency Management Officer Other Attendees (non-voting)
Chief Executive Officer – Shire of Toodyay, or in accordance with section 5.10(5) of the Local Government Act 1995, the CEO’s Representative Chief Bush Fire Control Officer or deputy
Department of Communities representative Toodyay Volunteer Fire & Rescue representative
District Emergency Management Advisor (DEMA) Toodyay St John Ambulance representative
Local Recovery Coordinator (LRC) – Manager Infrastructure and Assets Morangup St John Ambulance representative
Welfare Liaison Officer (WLO) –  Economic Development Coordinator Toodyay SES Representative
DFES District Officer Avon
Main Roads Representative
St John Ambulance Community Paramedic
Ranger Representative
Principal, Toodyay District High School