Resilient Australia Awards

2018 Resilient Australia Awards are now closed

On 5 March 2018, The Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security, the Hon Angus Taylor MP announced the opening of the 2018 Resilient Australia Awards. The media release can be found here.

Nominations for the 2018 Resilient Australia Awards are now closed

If you would like further information please contact the NDRP Administrator on 08 8115 3927.

About the awards

The Resilient Australia Awards recognise individuals, groups or organisations that demonstrate excellence and innovation in projects and initiatives that support communities to be better prepared and more disaster resilient.  The awards are an opportunity to celebrate initiatives that build resilience and inspire others to take action – making communities safer, more connected and better prepared for natural hazards and emergencies.

The Awards are proudly sponsored by the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs in conjunction with the state and territories.

Entries in the 2018 awards must relate to projects/initiatives commenced after 1 January 2016, or demonstrate significant outcomes or enhancements since 1 January 2016.

Details of previous award recipients can be found here.

Nominations will be accepted for the following State award categories:

Community Award

  • open to communities, non-government organisations, tertiary colleges and universities.

Business Award

  • open to the private sector and business.

Government Award

  • open to local and state government.

School Award

  • open to all public and private pre-school, primary and secondary schools only.  This does not include school related projects managed by a local or state government department.

Photography Award

  • open to all individuals and copyright holders.