Detailed Information

VICSES Ararat Unit is an integral part of the Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES), a leading emergency response organization in Victoria, Australia. With a dedicated team of over 5,000 volunteers and 200 employees, VICSES Ararat Unit is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the community. Our highly skilled and well-equipped volunteers and staff undergo comprehensive training in various emergency environments to effectively respond to a wide range of incidents.

For over 40 years, VICSES Ararat Unit has been the backbone of emergency assistance in Victoria, operating 24/7, 365 days a year. In the 2019-2020 period alone, VICSES responded to an impressive 33,742 emergency incidents across the state, dedicating a total of 382,141 hours to helping those in need. As the control agency for flood, storm, tsunami, earthquake, and landslide emergencies in Victoria, VICSES Ararat Unit plays a crucial role in coordinating responses, managing emergencies, and assisting communities in effective emergency planning.

Under the governance of a Board of Directors and executive management team, VICSES Ararat Unit produces informative publications on emergency management and organizational updates. The organization welcomes public donations to support its vital work, with all contributions greatly appreciated. To reach VICSES Ararat Unit for emergency assistance, individuals can call 132 500 for flood, storm, tsunami, and earthquake emergencies, or Triple Zero (000) for life-threatening situations. For general inquiries, individuals can use the provided contact form to connect with the dedicated team at VICSES Ararat Unit.