Shoalhaven City Council is part of the Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC)
The LEMC is constituted under the SERM Act for each local government area, which is responsible for the preparation of plans (Shoalhaven EMPLAN) in relation to response and recovery from emergencies. The Committee is chaired by the General Manager or his nominated representative from Shoalhaven City Council. Represented on the LEMC are combat agencies such as the Police, Rural Fire Service, Fire and Rescue NSW and State Emergency Services.
Also represented are functional support areas such as Welfare, Health, Ambulance, Marine Rescue, Correctional Services, RMS,Primary Industries, Communication, Engineering, Environmental and Transport Services.