Resilient Australia Awards

Celebrating resilience initiatives

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. 

The Resilient Australia Awards is proudly sponsored by the Australian Government in partnership with the states and territories and managed by the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR).

The Resilient Australia Awards awards recognise outstanding contributions in each state and territory across six categories: community, business, local government, government, school and photography.

The awards recognise a wide range of initiatives with past projects centred on risk assessment and mitigation, mental health and wellbeing, education, training and research, and community engagement, as well as response and recovery.

State and territory winners are considered for national awards, along with projects entered directly to the national awards – projects selected as national finalists will benefit from national exposure through a range of communication channels.

Queensland convenor for the Resilient Australia Awards

The Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA) Get Ready Queensland team is the state convenor for the Resilient Australia Awards.

Featured Queensland winners

Resilient Australia National Award
Birdie’s Tree supports the mental health and resilience of expectant and new parents, babies and young children through natural disasters and disruptive events.
Image of flooding and plans
Building Australia's Residential Flood Resilience, JDA CO Pty Ltd
Drought and Climate Adaptation Program, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Queensland
2019 Resilient Australia Awards Queensland winners
2019 finalists and winners announced at the Get Ready Queensland Resilient Australia Awards ceremony.
RAA 2018 national award my resilient community
Moreton Bay Regional Council; Queensland Fire and Emergency Services; and Queensland Police Service have jointly took the top honours in 2018.
Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation
Developing comprehensive bushfire management plans using both traditional fire management practices and modern disaster mitigation strategies..

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