Resilient Australia Awards

Entries are now being accepted for the 2019 Resilient Australia Awards.

2019 Resilient Australia Awards are now closed.

On 6 March 2019, The Minister for Defense Industry, Emergency Management and North Queensland Recovery, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC announced the opening of the 2019 Resilient Australia Awards. The media release can be found here.

State nominees will be notified of the outcome of the State Assessment in August 2019.

The National Award Ceremony will be held in Adelaide in October or November 2019.

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.

Watch the YouTube video celebrating 20 Years of the Awards and find out more about the awards on the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience website.

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