The Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC) holds quarterly meetings to strategically plan for emergencies.
The LEMC is attended by representatives of the combat agencies, functional areas and support agencies that are involved in managing an emergency.
Depending on the emergency, under the NSW State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989 (SERM Act) different combat agencies are required to manage the emergency e.g.:
In accordance with the SERM Act, Lockhart Shire Council provides:
During emergencies Council will provide relevant information to the community via our website.
The national telephone number for all emergency services in Australia including AMBULANCE, FIRE, and POLICE is 000.
000 calls are answered by a Telstra Operator who will ask which service you require – Police, Fire or Ambulance.
The operator will ask relevant questions, and arrange an appropriate response from the local Police, Ambulance or Fire Service.
For more information follow this link: https://www.triplezero.gov.au/Pages/HowtocallTripleZero(000).aspx
000 calls are free on all mobile phones. If your provider operates via another country, you may not be able to access Triple Zero (000). Consult your carrier if you are uncertain how to access the 000 emergency network.
If you require assistance during a storm or flood event call the State Emergency Service (SES). This includes requests for sandbags.
SES 132 500
For more information, including when to call, click HERE.
If you require the assistance of these services for routine matters and non emergency situations then you should call the local number of the required service nearest you.
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