Heatwaves, storms, fires, and pandemics are among the emergencies that our communities have to plan for, respond to and recover from, working together and reaching out to the most vulnerable in our neighbourhoods.

  • Our community’s key climate change concerns for our local area include:

    • Harsher and longer fire seasons
    • Extreme weather events
    • More hot days, heatwaves and droughts

    Frankston City Climate Change Survey 2021

  • In the six months from June to December 2021 there were two major storm events (June and October), during this time Council responded to over 2,400 calls for storm-related assistance.

    Frankston City Council data

  • In 2021, Council’s COVID-19 Recovery Call Centre responded to 4,351 calls for information and referral support.

    Frankston City Council data

  • Between July 2020 and June 2021, Community Support Frankston provided material and financial support to 147 local families and individuals who weren’t eligible for income support.

    Frankston City Council data

Council’s role

Council has an important role in emergency management, from prevention through to emergency response and recovery.

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