2014 Resilient Australia Awards

 

The 2014 West Australian awards were managed by the SEMC Secretariat. The State Award ceremony presenting the West Australian 2014 winners was held at the Constitutional Centre of WA on 8 October 2014.

The 2014  winners

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L-R: Mara Bosanovic (Volunteering WA), John Kowal (City of Bunbury), Jaqueline Dodd (WALGA), Chris Widmer ESM (City of Bunbury), Sharna Sumpton (WALGA), Kim Dean (CPFS), Erin Hutchins (City of Bunbury), Joanne Bennett (CPFS), Anna Huxtable (CPFS), Minister Michael Keenan MP, Minister Joe Francis MLA, Howard Flinders (Dept Education), Jennifer Pidgeon (DFES), Suzanna Cuplovic (ADRA), Rachael Parkes (DFES), Roger Joyner (Bullsbrook Volunteer Fire Service), Benjamin Day (Salvation Army), Karen Edmeades (Australian Red Cross), Katie Taylor (Shire of Augusta Margaret River)

Photograph: Kate Drennan Photography

State Winner

 

Organisation​Project/Initiative
​Shire of Augusta-Margaret River and Australian Red Cross​Shire of Augusta-Margaret River Community Preparedness "Get Ready"

 

Category Winners

 

Category​Organisation​Project/Initiative
​Not for Profit​Western Australian Local Government Association​Building Emergency Management Capacity in Local Government
​Local Government ​Shire of Augusta-Margaret River and Australian Red Cross​Shire of Augusta-Margaret River Community Preparedness 'Get Ready' project
​State Government ​Department of Fire and Emergency Services (WA) and Department of Education (WA)​Bushfire Patrol

 

Highly Commended

 

 In addition to the category winners, other entrants also deserved special mention and were awarded Highly Commended trophies:

​Category​Organisation​Project/Initiative
​Local Government ​City of Bunbury​Are U Ready for 72 hours
​State Government ​​Department of Fire and Emergency Services (WA)​Bushfire Ready Program
​​State Government ​Department for Child Protection and Family Support, Adventist Development and Relief Agency, Volunteering WA, Salvation Army and Australian Red Cross​State Welfare Community Joint Communication and Collaboration Exercise Training (SWEET)

 

The National presentation for the 2014 Resilient Australia Awards was held in Canberra on 24 November 2014. 

 

2014 Fact File