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Your chance to see inside the SCC or ESTA
As part of National Volunteer Week, CFA is giving CFA volunteers the opportunity to take a tour and see what happens behind the scenes at the State Control Centre (SCC) or Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA).
State Control Centre Tour
Host: Emergency Management Victoria (EMV)
Location: SCC – 8 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne
Session one: Wednesday 10 May from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Session two: Friday 12 May from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Session three: Saturday 13 May from 10.00am to 11.30am
Session four: Saturday 13 May from 2.00pm to 3.30pm
The SCC is an important base that is run by Emergency Management Victoria (EMV). The centre is instrumental in working together with many emergency services to coordinate, lead and organise initiatives whilst supporting all communities.
The tour will start with an overview of the SCC workings and each agency’s usage.
Participants will then be split up into smaller groups and taken on a guided tour of the sections within the SCC to find out for themselves the work that is accomplished using real-life situations.
Sections will include
- Intelligence including mapping
- Social Media
- Public Information
- Fban – Fire Behaviour Analysis
- Resources and logistics
There are 40 places available on each SCC tour.
Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority Tour
Host: Anthony Jones – ESTA
Location: ESTA – 33 Lakeside Drive, Burwood East
Session one: Tuesday 9 May from 4.00pm to 4.45pm
Session two: Tuesday 9 May from 5.00pm to 5.45pm
ESTA is dedicated to delivering quality community safety services to the Victorian Public by providing the critical link between the Victorian Community and the State’s emergency services agencies.
The tour will start with an overview of ESTA followed by a tour and question and answer time.
There are 12 places available on each ESTA tour.