Four South Australian projects have been honoured with 2016 State Resilient Australia Awards.
The awards recognise initiatives that improve community safety and resilience, and empower individuals, communities and organisations in the preparation, recovery and response to emergency events.
The Hon Peter Malinauskas MLC commended the innovative projects, each demonstrate a proactive and pre-emptive approach in delivering real improvements for disaster awareness, as well as community capability and resilience.
More information on the awards is available here.
The Emergency Services Levy is a levy on all real estate and some vehicles for funding emergency services across South Australia so they can continue to save lives and property. The levy came into effect on 1 July, 1999. For more information, clicking here will take you to the page that explains the Emergency Services Levy in detail.