Logo colVLFThe 7th Volunteer Leaders Forum: Sat 28 - Sunday 29 April 2018

Applications open February 2018


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The Forum is organised by the Emergency Services Foundation (ESF), with additional financial support from the Victorian State Government and Victorian emergency services agencies.

The organising committee includes representatives of:

  • Emergency Services Foundation
  • Ambulance Victoria
  • Victoria Police
  • Metropolitan Fire Brigade
  • Victoria State Emergency Service
  • Victorian Council of Churches

The delegate profile is Volunteer leaders of the future from Victorian emergency services and related NGOs.

These organisations include (but not limited to):

  • Alpine Search & Rescue
  • Australian Red Cross
  • Bush Search & Rescue, VIC
  • Echuca-Moama Search & Rescue
  • Shepparton Search & Rescue Squad
  • Victoria State Emergency Service
  • Ambulance Victoria
  • Australian Volunteer Coast Guard
  • Country Fire Authority
  • Life Saving Victoria
  • St John Ambulance
  • Victorian Council of Churches

Non-volunteer organisations supporting the event include:

  • Emergency Management Victoria
  • Department of Environment Lands Water & Planning
  • Victoria Police
  • Metropolitan Fire Brigade

There are 'no costs' to delegates who attend this special weekend Forum. The package includes:

  • Two nights Hotel accommodation (Fri/Sat nights)
  • All meals (Sat & Sun)
  • Attendance at all sessions & demos
  • EM site visits
  • Delegates’ Networking BBQ

NOTE: Delegates must make their own travel arrangements.


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