Emergency Services

Council is the co-ordinator and provides support for the Carrathool Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC). The LEMC is comprised of representatives of the NSW PoliceState Emergency ServiceNSW Fire & Rescue,Rural Fire ServiceNSW Ambulance ServiceNSW Health and NSW Industry & Investment (primary industries).

The Committee is active and has completed a series of emergency risk management projects in recent years including developing strategies for Neighbourhood Safer Places in the event of bush-fire and a review of the Hillston Aerodrome Emergency Management Plan.

The LEMC has commenced a formal review of the Carrathool Disaster Management Plan (Displan).

The LEMC is represented at a regional level in District Emergency Management meetings by the Chair of the Committee, Council's Director Works.