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  1. Vulnerable Persons Registers (VPR) gain Momentum

    Posted 29 April 2013 by Sean Fishlock (Crisisworks)

    Launched just a few months ago, the Vulnerable Persons Registers (VPR), an initiative of the Victorian Department of Human Services and Municipal Association of Victoria has now been rolled out to ...

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    The VPR makes it easy for authorised users to locate vulnerable persons in an emergency
  2. CommunityView 2.1 Release

    Posted 22 April 2013 by Sean Fishlock (CouncilView)

    We're very excited to announce the release of CommunityView 2.1, scheduled for this week, which makes it an even greater tool for organisations to engage their local communities across web and ...

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    A preview of CommunityView's new native Android interface
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  3. EOC Interoperability proven in Gippsland fires

    Posted 31 January 2013 by Peter Kakris (Datalink)

    Crisisworks interoperability features have been put to use in the Gippsland fires.

    The Crisisworks team visited Traralgon where the City of Latrobe and Baw Baw Shire had set up a co-located ...

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    Action from part of the multi-MECC operation at Traralgon
  4. Brimbank City Council chooses CommunityView

    Posted 9 January 2013 by Sean Fishlock (CouncilView)

    The LGA in Melbourne's northwest, with a population of approximately 182,735, is the latest council to utilise CommunityView to provide residents with an improved view of their local council ...

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  5. Datalink office shutdown, Christmas 2012

    Posted 21 December 2012 by Scott Davey (Datalink)

    Datalink's office is closing for the Christmas holiday period, beginning at 4pm on December 21 and continuting until 9am on Monday, January 7. 

    For those requiring technical support during this ...

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  6. First impressions of the Emergency Management Reform Whitepaper - what this means for Victorian councils

    Posted 10 December 2012 by Scott Davey (Crisisworks)

    It's great to see the Victorian Emergency Management White Paper finally released - now the industry can collectively exhale and start breathing, and planning, again.
    Our initial read has ...

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  7. Commendation at Resilience Australia Awards

    Posted 18 November 2012 by Sean Fishlock (Crisisworks)

    MECC Central, Victoria's state-wide implementation of Crisisworks, received a commendation at the 2012 Australian Resilience Awards for being the "Australia's first linked emergency management ...

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  8. Environmental Health Practitioners Australia Symposium

    Posted 8 October 2012 by Sean Fishlock (Crisisworks)

    On Friday I visited the Environmental Health Practitioners Australia symposium at Crown in Melbourne on invitation to present to the forum.  My presentation was on the benefits of technology for ...

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  9. MECC Central nominated for Resilient Australia Awards

    Posted 15 August 2012 by Scott Davey (Datalink)

    Since the successful launch and rollout of MECC Central across Victoria, MECC Central has recently been nominated for the 2012 Resilient Australia Awards.

    The Resilient Australia Awards are ...

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  10. Mobile Rapid Impact Reporting

    Posted 18 July 2012 by Scott Davey (Crisisworks)

    Datalink have developed a new mobile reporting app for Crisisworks, which runs on iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

    The app allows for on-the-ground rapid-impact and post-impact reporting, whether ...

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