State Hazard Plan

Find out about the State Hazard Plan for Maritime Environmental Emergencies which is developed and reviewed 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 WestPlans 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.

  State Hazard Plan - Maritime Environmental Emergencies (MEE)

The State Hazard Plan - Maritime Environmental Emergencies (MEE) 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.

Related appendices may be obtained on request.

MAC_P_StateHazardPlanMaritimeEnviroEmergMEE.pdf icon State Hazard Plan: Maritime Environmental Emergencies (MEE) Kb


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