The City of Stirling's Local Emergency Management Committee is responsible for the community emergency risk management process, and organises training exercises.

Role of the Committee

The Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC) was established by the local government to overview, plan and test the local community emergency management arrangements.

The LEMC also facilitates training and exercises for emergency management.

Committee members

The committee is composed of representatives from agencies, organisations and community groups with expertise relevant to the identified community hazards and risks and emergency management arrangements.

Groups represented in the Local Emergency Management Committee include:

  • Fire and Emergency Services Authority WA (FESA)
  • St John Ambulance WA
  • City of Stirling Council
  • WA Police
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Child Protection
  • Red Cross
  • Stirling Business Association

The term of membership is two years from 1 November to 31 October, in line with Council elections.

Terms of reference

For more information about the Working Group, download the Local Emergency Management Committee Terms of Reference.

Meeting Dates

Meetings occur on the third Friday in February, May, August and November at 8.00am.