In an emergency, it is important to know what arrangements are on offer to you, especially in volatile conditions.
As stated in the Glenelg Municipal Emergency Management Plan 2017-2020 Version 4.1, an Emergency Relief Centre (ERC) is a building or a place that has been activated for the provision of essential personal needs for people affected by, or responding to an emergency. The Glenelg Shire Council’s position on the activation of ERCs is:
Glenelg Shire Council has identified three buildings that can be utilised as ERCs in the case of an emergency. You can find print ready maps of these locations in the right hand panel of this page.
Address: 30 Bentinck Street, Portland
Phone: 5522 2200
Capacity: 400 Seated
Access: After Hours
Parking: On Street
Wheelchair access: Yes
Address: 9 Hunter Street, Heywood
Phone: 5527 0666
Capacity: 50 Seated
Address: 67 Henty Street, Casterton
Phone: 5554 2444
Capacity: 200 Seated
The maps shown below are in colour and in a format that you can print if needed.
Portland ERC(PDF, 1MB)
Heywood ERC(PDF, 1MB)
Casterton ERC(PDF, 1MB)