State emergency management plans - WestPlans

Find out about the State Emergency Management Plans for marine oil pollution (WestPlan MOP) and Marine transport emergencies (West Plan MTE), which are developed and review by the Department of Transport.


The State Emergency Management Plans (WestPlans) enable the Western Australian Government to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from all different types of emergencies in the State.

The State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC) is the body with overall responsibility for emergency planning. SEMC is responsible for the development and review of several State Emergency Management Plans for the Department of Transport.

These include:

  • Marine oil pollution (WestPlan - MOP).
  • Marine transport emergencies (West Plan - MTE).

Other State Emergency Management Plans include:

  • WestPlan - MARSAR (Marine Search and Rescue).
  • WestPlan - MOP (Marine Oil Pollution).
  • WestPlan - HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials).
  • WestPlan - NPW (Nuclear Powered Warships).
  • WestPlan - Health.

  WestPlan: Marine Oil Pollution (MOP)

The State Emergency Management Plan for Marine Oil Pollution (WestPlan MOP) covers:

  • Scope of effective oil spill response.
  • Operational plans.
  • Structures and agreements for inter-agency cooperation.
  • Framework for port authorities and industry to develop oil spill contingency plans.

Please download the WestPlan - MOP and appendices below.

MAC_P_Westplan_MOP_OffshorePetroleumIndGuidance.pdf icon Offshore petroleum industry guidance note: Marine oil pollution - Response and consultation arrangements Kb
MAC_P_Westplan_Marine_Oil_Pollution.pdf icon Westplan Marine Oil Pollution (MOP) Kb
MAC_P_WestPlan_MOP_Appendix_F_Cost_Recovery_Procedures.pdf icon WestPlan-MOP: Appendix F - Cost recovery procedures Kb
MAC_P_WestPlan_MOP_Appendix_G_Place_Refuge.pdf icon WestPlan-MOP: Appendix G - Place of refuge Kb
MAC_P_WestPlan_MOP_Appendix_H_InterGovernmental_Agreement.pdf icon WestPlan-MOP: Appendix H - Inter-governmental agreement Kb

  WestPlan: Marine Transport Emergencies (MTE)

The state emergency management plan for Marine Transport Emergencies (WestPlan - MTE) details the prevention, preparation, response and recovery arrangements for Marine Transport Emergencies that occur in WA waters.

Please download the WestPlan - MTE below.

MAC_EP_StateEmergencyManagementPlanForMarineTransportEmergencies.pdf icon State Emergency Management Plan for Marine Transport Emergencies Kb


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