​​​Core Capability 

​​Achievement Objective

​Command, control and coordination ​6.1 Pre-established and well understood protocols and structures exist that define the interrelationships between stakeholders during an event and facilitate effective command, control and coordination.
​Situational assessment ​6.2 Situational assessments are undertaken to accurately inform decision makers about the nature and extent of the hazard, vulnerable elements and what resources are required.  
​Evacuation ​6.3 Agencies have the resources and skills to undertake both directed and voluntary evacuation of both people and animals. 
6.4 Suitable sites have been identified and are available that maintain the provision of critical goods and services (e.g. food, potable water, shelter). 
​Public protection6.5 Necessary measures exist to control access and verify the identity of personnel or members of the public seeking entry to critical locations. 
6.6 Organisations have the ability to protect against unwanted activity within an impacted area.​
​Agency interoperability6.7 Effective and interoperable communication systems (including incident management systems) exist to allow seamless communications during an emergency. 
6.8 Interagency cultural differences are identified and managed so as not to impede or inhibit effective response. ​
​Mass casualty management6.9 Pre Hospital—mass casualty management services are available, timely and sufficient during an emergency event. This includes pre hospital treatments of first aid (physiological and psychological), ambulance, aero-medical retrieval and medical teams. 
6.10 Hospital—mass casualty management is considered within workforce and surge planning including the provision and maintenance of specialist services, community health and early discharge programs. ​

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