​​​​​​​All West Australians Reducing Emergencies (AWARE) Program​

Successful AWARE applicants for 2017-18 announced.​


The AWARE program aims to enhance WA's emergency management arrangements by investing in planning and human capacity building at a local or district level.  The program is financed and managed by the Office of Emergency Management, and in 2017-18 has $202,000 available to distribute.

The 2017-18 AWARE grants round attracted 36 applications, requesting over $487,000.  The applications were assessed by the relevant District Emergency Management Committees and the Assessment Panel before being endorsed by the Office of Emergency Management.

The Office of Emergency Management wishes to congratulate all applicants successful in obtaining funding in the 2017-18 AWARE grants round:

Applicant​​​Project NameAWARE funding
City of WannerooNew residents and emergency management$8,000
WA Police State Public Information Line (SPIL) Exercise$7,11​2
Shire of PingellyPingelly-Wandering LEMC Emergency Exercise$10,000
City of BunburyCity of Bunbury Community Safety and Emergency Management$12,000
St John AmbulanceRemote Aboriginal Community First Aid Education - East Kimberley$20,000
City of PerthCity Emergencies - Are you ready?$20,000
Shire of MurrayTraining for Local Recovery Management Committee Membership$10,340
City of RockinghamJoint Local Government Recovery Exercise$3,988
Shire of CranbrookSpring into Preparedness Month: Family Fire Safety - Get Prepared!$15,000
Shire of Derby-West KimberleyKimberley Regional Group Emergency Management Training$20​,000
Shire of ChitteringRaising Resilience - a community empowerment campaign$17,500
​Department of Parks and Wildlife​Martu Indigenous communities bushfire training & mitigation project $10,0​00
Shire of CapelBusiness Continuity and Recovery$4,000
Shire of BroomeShire of Broome$4,000
Shire of HarveyHarvey Emergency Risk Assessment Project$4,000
Shire of WyalkatchemNEWROC Risk Project 1$12,000
Shire of WyalkatchemNEWROC Risk Project 2$12,000
Shire of WaroonaWhole of Shire Risk Assessment$4,000
Shire of DardanupShire of Dardanup Local Risk Project$4,000
Shire of Serpentine JarrahdaleCommunity Emergency Risk Management$​4,000


​The AWARE Program aims to enhance Western Australia's emergency management (EM) arrangements by investing in planning and human capacity building at a local or district level. In 2017-18 projects had to align with one of the following categories:

Previo​​us AWARE Projects​



For more information on the AWARE program please contact the Grants Manager on 08 6551 4036. 

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