Funding and payments – Emergency Management

Funding and payments – Emergency Management

Last updated 6 July 2023
Last updated 6 July 2023

Funding for Emergency Management provision is allocated for a specific number of hours of training.


The Minister responsible for tertiary education issues the Delegation to fund emergency management and search and rescue training. It sets out the purpose of the fund and gives authority to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) to administer the funding.

Funding is agreed via a Memorandum of Understanding.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) receives Emergency Management Fund funding and must:

Funding allocation and payments

Funding for Emergency Management is set through the Government’s annual budget process.

The TEC determines the amount of Emergency Management funding for NEMA.

Emergency Management funding is paid in equal monthly instalments on the first banking day of each month.

Funding wash-ups

For the calculation of funding wash-ups see the methodology and technical specifications from the relevant year. The most recent information is at the top.