Resilient Australia Awards

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

2019 Resilient Australia Awards are now OPEN!

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.
Nominations for the 2019 Resilient Australia Awards are open until 17 May 2019.

Click here to see the YouTube clip celebrating 20 Years of the Awards and click here to go to the website.

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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 2019 awards must relate to projects/initiatives commenced after 1 January 2017, or demonstrate significant outcomes or enhancements since 1 January 2017.

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.

Local Government Award

  • open to local government and local government associations.

Government Award

  • open to state government and state agencies.

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.