Resilient Australia Awards

2017 Resilience Australia Awards

Winners of the 2017 Resilient Australia Awards ANNOUNCED

A presentation ceremony on 30 November acknowledged four initiatives designed to make their community safer, stronger and more resilient by empowering individuals to contribute to preparation for potential emergency situations.

More information about these initiatives can be found here.

National Winners were announced on 23 November 2017 Media Release.

2018 Resilient Australia Awards

Nominations for the 2018 Resilient Australia Awards can be submitted between April and June 2018.

If you wish to be advised when nominations are open, please email your contact details to:

If you wish to discuss potential applications please contact the NDRP Coordinator 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 Resilient Australia Awards are proudly sponsored by the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department in conjunction with the states 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 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 State Award winners are considered for the equivalent Resilient Australia National Award.