Course Details

Emergency Management for Local Government Leaders

As the sphere of Government closest to the community, Local Government is a key player when it comes to local Emergency Management preparedness, prevention, response and recovery.
In a disaster, the community turns first to their Local Government for trusted leadership.
This course provides an essential overview of the role of Local Government leaders before, during and after an emergency.  With a focus on the skills necessary to excel as a leader under pressure, this course will equip leaders with invaluable skills and tools to draw upon when your community is impacted by an emergency.


Target Audience:

Suitable for Local Government CEO’s, Directors, Managers, Mayors/Presidents and Elected Members.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Awareness of the requirements for Local Government under the Emergency Management Act 2005;
  • Understand arising issues when leading in a crisis situations and how to prepare for this;
  • Understand who is responsible for what in a Community Disaster Recovery;
  • Increase your understanding of comprehensive emergency management in WA and leader considerations before, during and after an emergency;
  • Understand the role of the LEMC and the value of practical emergency planning; and
  • Explore available resources for LG Emergency Management.

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Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location  Spaces Cost
Emergency Management for Local Government Leaders 14 June 2022 09:00 am - 12:30 pm WALGA West Leederville 7 $295.00