The LEAPing into Resilience project is currently taking place. It is a joint initiative between Mansfield, Strathbogie and Murrindindi Shire Councils, funded by the Australian Government. The project engages with 15 communities across the three municipalities, to develop a Local Emergency Action Plan (LEAP) in five communities in each shire.
LEAPs are currently being developed, or have been developed in the following participating communities within Strathbogie Shire:
LEAPs are a local community/individual household approach to emergency preparedness and compliments the other levels of emergency planning in Victoria being Municipal, Regional and State levels. The LEAP project is a collaboration between Council and the various emergency agencies with the community.