Australian Emergency Management Institute


Australian Emergency Management Institute

Australian Government: Attorney-General's Department - Emergency Management in Australia

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Australian Emergency Management Institute

Australian Emergency Management Institute signThe Australian Emergency Management Institute (AEMI) is a Centre of Excellence for knowledge and capability development in the national emergency management sector. As a part of the Attorney-General's Department, Emergency Management Australia division, AEMI provides a range of education, training, professional development, information, research and community awareness services to the nation and our region.

AEMI is located at Mount Macedon in Victoria and was opened in 1956 as the Australian Civil Defence School. Since then, AEMI has had a significant role in building the capacity and professionalism of the emergency management sector in Australia.

The institute continues to focus on improving knowledge and development in the emergency management sector. It supports broader national security capability development efforts to build community resilience to disaster.

AEMI offers the Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management) as well as nationally accredited and professional development programs. AEMI also hosts a range of workshops based on the national research and innovation agenda agreed by the Australia-New Zealand Emergency Management Committee.

For more information visit the Advanced Diploma of Public Safety (Emergency Management)  page.

Connection! 2014

Four jigsaw pieces depicting fire flood storm and cyclone with the words Connection! 2014.

14–18 July 2014
Workshops, forums, masterclasses, expert panels.
Limited places, book now


National Security and Emergency Management Knowledge and Lessons Management Workshop
29 April–1 May 2014

Upcoming courses

Facilitate emergency risk management
7–11 April 2014

Facilitate emergency Planning Process (Perth)
8–10 April 2014

Develop and use political nous
22–24 April 2014

Develop and organise public safety awareness programs
22–24 April 2014

Facilitate emergency risk management
5–9 May 2014

Establish and manage a recovery centre
7–8 May 2014

Coordinate resources for a multi-agency incident
26-29 May 2014

Accredited training

Conduct and manage evaluations
16–19 December 2014

Professional development

Volunteer leadership program
12–16 June 2014

For more information please email or telephone 03 5421 5100.