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 awards recognise collaboration and innovative thinking across all sectors.
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).
Get Ready Queensland will host the Queensland chapter of the 2023 Resilient Australia Awards.
You can now submit your own project, or nominate someone else, across the following categories:
mental health and wellbeing.
The below resources have been developed by the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience to help entrants with submissions.
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Past Queensland awardees
- Resilient Australia Award, national Schools Category winner - Tropical North Learning Academy Smithfield State High School for Cairns in Your Hands
- Resilient Australia Award, Queensland winner for community - Toowoomba Regional Council, Mercy Community CAMS, Australian Red Cross for Multicultural Disaster Management Ambassadors
- Resilient Australia Award, Queensland winner for local government - Longreach Regional Council for COVID-19 Care Packs for the elderly
- Resilient Australia Award, Queensland winner for business - CQ University for Preparing for the Unimaginable
- Resilient Australia Award, Queensland winner for government - Department of Education, State Schools for 2022 ATSIAP State Final Challenge: Get Ready! Disaster risk and preparedness in our community’
- Resilient Australia Award, Queensland winner for government - Department of Transport and Main Roads for State Guideline: Flood Evacuation Route Improvements
- Resilient Australia Award, Queensland winner for mental health and wellbeing - South West Hospital and Health Service for South West Queensland Birdie Calls Collaborative Project
- Resilient Australia Award, national Schools Category winner - Pimlico State High School for Beyond COVID-19
- Resilient Australia Award, national winner - Birdie's Tree initiative, Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health
- Resilient Australia Award, national Schools Category winner - Disaster Resilience for a Changing Climate Grand Challenge, Thuringowa State School
Queensland has been recognised for a number of projects in recent years. A full list of previous Award winners can be found on the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience Website.