Resilient Australia Awards

2017 Resilience Australia Awards

Nominations for the 2017 Resilient Australia Awards are now CLOSED

1 May 2017 News Release

South Australian nominations will now being considered by the State Assessment Panel.

All nominees will be advised of the outcome in September 2017.

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 Resilient Australia Awards are proudly sponsored by the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department in conjunction with the states and territories.

Entries in the 2017 awards must relate to projects/initiatives commenced after 1 January 2015, or demonstrate significant outcomes or enhancements since 1 January 2015.

Details of previous award recipients are available from the Attorney-General’s Department website.

Nominations will be accepted for the following State award categories:

Resilient Australia Community Award
  • Open to communities, non-government organisations, tertiary colleges and universities.
Resilient Australia Business Award
  • Open to the private sector and business.
Resilient Australia Government Award
  • Open to local government and state government.
Resilient Australia 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.
Resilient Australia Photography Award - People’s Choice
  • Open to individuals and copyright holders.

The winners of the State Award will be eligible for the equivalent Resilient Australia National Award.