Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Critical Incident Response Groups (CIRGs)

Our role

The Critical Incident Response Group has the role on each campus of formulating and implementing specific critical incident management plans to the standards set by the Emergency Planning Committee, that will provide for a coordinated response to critical incidents that may occur both on or off campus.

Terms of Reference

  • Formulate, implement and amend the campus emergency and critical incident plans.
  • Ensure a consistent approach to emergency and critical incident management at the campus level.
  • Coordinate and administer the resource allocation at the campus level.
  • Measure the effectiveness of the crisis management plan against set performance indicators.
  • Ensure that all positions on the CIRG are filled and personnel receive ongoing training.
  • Arrange for the conduct of critical incident exercises.
  • Create awareness of the CIRG and its role to the Senior Management on the respective campuses.
  • Foster and maintain a relationship with other appropriate external organisations.