Resilient Australia Awards 2023

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Submissions are now open for the Resilient Australia Awards, which celebrate and promote initiatives that build whole of community resilience to disasters and emergencies around Australia.
Last updated: 21 April 2023
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The Resilient Australia Awards celebrate and promote initiatives that build whole of community resilience to disasters and emergencies around Australia, as well as images capturing resilience in action. They also recognise collaboration and innovative thinking across all sectors.

Submissions for the 2023 Resilient Australia Awards are now open. Find out more about award categories below. Submissions close Monday 5 June 2023.

Award categories

The Resilient Australia Awards recognise outstanding contributions in each state and territory across seven categories, including:

  • Business¬†
  • Community
  • Government
  • Local government
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • School
  • Photography.

Since their introduction in 2000, the awards have recognised a wide range of initiatives including risk assessment and mitigation, mental health and wellbeing, education, training and research, community engagement and response and recovery.

Western Australian state award winners are considered for the Resilient Australia National Awards. Projects selected as national finalists will benefit from national exposure through a range of communication channels.

More information

The Resilient Australia Awards are proudly sponsored by the Australian Government in partnership with DFES and managed by the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience.

For more information on the categories, submission requirements and key dates or to submit a nomination visit the Resilient Australia Awards website.