Tony Pearce was appointed Victoria’s inaugural Inspector-General for Emergency Management in July 2014. Tony stepped down from his term as Inspector-General on 16 February 2024.

Throughout his term, Tony worked closely with emergency management sector partners, and the community to strengthen Victoria's emergency management arrangements, and enhance community safety.

The new appointment to this Governor in Council role is underway.

Sam Redlich – Inspector-General

For the interim period, Sam Redlich, Deputy Inspector-General, is the Inspector-General for Emergency Management.

Sam will hold this role until the appointment process is complete.