Emergency and Critical Incidents

From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.

For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA


Schools are responsible for:

  • planning for and managing emergencies
  • responding swiftly to emergency incidents including medical emergencies
  • reporting emergencies and incidents
  • liaising with a range of support agencies including the Security Services Unit
  • testing emergency procedures.


  • may implement additional security risk management measures
  • may be required to provide WorkSafe notifications.

Related policies

The policies within this section are: