State Emergency Management Committee

The State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC) is the peak emergency management body in Western Australia.
Last updated: 24 May 2023


Public notice

Resilient Australia Awards 2023

Submissions are now open for the Resilient Australia Awards, which celebrate and promote initiatives that build whole of community resilience to disasters and emergencies around Australia.
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SEMC Strategic Plan 2022-2025

This Strategic Plan provides the foundations on which the emergency management sector can build a better prepared, more resilience and safer community for all West Australians.
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SEMC Annual Report 2021-22

The 2021-2022 Annual Report showcases the work of the emergency management sector to help make Western Australia a safer place for all.

What we do

We play a key role in setting the strategic emergency policy framework in Western Australia, including facilitating consultation and coordination between emergency management stakeholders.

The SEMC manages the Emergency Management Act 2005 and the Emergency Management Regulations 2006

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