The City is fortunate to have an active unit of the State Emergency Service. The volunteers are highly trained and able to assist the community to deal with the effects of a variety of natural disasters such as major storms, earthquake and floods. Assistance may be in the form of emergency repairs to buildings e.g. roof damage etc.
The volunteers skill set includes:
- Map reading and navigation
- Abseiling and vertical rescue
- Leadership and management
The City of Belmont State Emergency Service works in close liaison with other emergency services and community groups. If you are interested in learning more about the City of Belmont State Emergency Service or get involved as a volunteer, visit the unit's website to at www.belmontses.org.auThe volunteers meet and train regularly at the Unit which is located at 314a Kew Street, Cloverdale.