NSW Deaf Society, NSW State Emergency Service, NSW Rural Fire Service, Fire and Rescue NSW, Australian Red Cross, University of Sydney
Using Deaf Community liaison Officers trained by emergency services, this project has empowered the Deaf community to move away from the traditional model of solely relying on hearing people for information in an emergency.
This project encouraged children's services providers to challenge their preconceptions about the risks faced by children, babies and staff in an emergency and learn how to be better prepared.
Rural Fire Service volunteers and local schools worked together to develop preparedness plans
Year 9, 10 and 11 drama students from Winmalee High School wrote and performed a play for the community about the day of, the aftermath and recovery from the Winmalee bushfires 2013.
Kur-ring-gai Council has built upon its pioneering disaster resilience program, Climate Wise Communities, into a suite of resources that can be used by councils in any location and any hazard.
Development of the first common framework for evaluating community engagement activities undertaken by emergency services agencies.
This 2015 event brought business, communities, government and research bodies under the one roof to discuss the technology , products and services requires to build homes and landscape in a bushfire prone area.
2016 NSW 'Get Ready' Community Award Winners