The Fire Awareness Awards recognise a wide variety of projects that help reduce the incidence and impact of fire in Victoria. Projects can focus on any fire type, including structure, bush or grass fires. Projects may address:
- fire preparedness
- fire prevention
- fire safety
- fire awareness
- fire response
- recovery after fire
The project judged to be most outstanding out of all entries will receive the RACV Insurance Award for Excellence*
- Access and Inclusion
- Community-led Prevention
- Community-led Preparedness
- Innovation and Design
- Fire Service Award for Local-led Prevention and Preparedness
- Fire Services Award for Partnership
- Fire Services Award for a Project of State Significance
Who can apply?
The Access and Inclusion, Community-led Prevention, Community-led Preparedness, Innovation and Design and the Recovery Awards are open to:
Community – such as not-for-profit organisations, individuals, community groups, volunteer groups, school or tertiary institutions.
Industry – such as commercial enterprise, business, local council or government departments.
Note that fire services (CFA, MFB, DELWP, EMV and Parks Victoria) employees and members are excluded from this category.
The Education Award is open to schools, education providers, registered training organisations, youth groups/organisations and community education providers.
The Media Award is open to Media Content Producers from a recognised media outlet.
Fire Services Awards are open to CFA, MFB, DELWP, EMV and Parks Victoria employees and members
Entries must meet the eligibility criteria specific to the award. Please read the conditions of entry prior to entering the 2016 Fire Awareness Awards.
Applications close 15 September 2016
* Personnel from RACV, CFA, MFB, DELWP, EMV and Parks Victoria are not eligible for the RACV Award for Excellence.