Submissions are open for the 2022 Resilient Australia Awards.  Entries can be submitted until 6 June 2022.

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 Queensland Reconstruction Authority, through Get Ready Queensland, coordinates the Queensland awards. 

For more information about the awards or to submit your project, please visit the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience website

Please find below resources to assist with communications to promote the awards below. 

More information about the Awards

The 2022 Resilient Australia Awards are open for submissions in seven categories: 

  • community

  • business

  • government

  • local government

  • school

  • photography

  • mental health and wellbeing.

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

Past Queensland awardees

  • Beyond COVID-19, Pimlico State High School  - 2021 Resilient Australia Award, national Schools Category winner
  • The Australian Red Cross for Disaster Resilience in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities - 2021 Resilient Australia Award, Queensland winner for community
  • Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council for Wujal Wujal Elders and Vulnerable Persons Initiative - 2021 Resilient Australia Award, Queensland winner for local government
  • FloodMapp for FloodMapp - 2021 Resilient Australia Award, Queensland winner for business
  • Happy Valley Rural Fire Brigade and Happy Valley Community Association for Happy Valley Community Bushfire Risk Management Project - 2021 Resilient Australia Award, Queensland winner for government
  • Birdie's Tree initiative, Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health - 2020 Resilient Australia Award, national winner
  • Disaster Resilience for a Changing Climate Grand Challenge, Thuringowa State School - 2020 Resilient Australia Award, national Schools Category winner.

Useful resources

The below resources have been developed by the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience to assist entrants with submissions.