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​AW​ARE grants program set to open on 10 March​

20 February 2017

​The Office of Emergency Management’s (OEM) signature grant round, the All West Australians Reducing Emergencies (AWARE) program, will soon be open. The grant program aims to enhance WA’s Emergency Management (EM) arrangements by investing in plan​ning and human capacity building at local or district level.

The grants round will be opening on 10 March 2017, and to be eligible, projects must fall into one of the following categories:

• Local Emergency Management Arrangements (LEMA)

• Exercises

• Community education / research

Local and State government agencies can apply, as well as organisations involved in EM.  Eligibility criteria as well as other grant information is available on the OEM website, with the application form to be released on 10 March 2017.

Applicants can also liaise with their relevant District Emergency Management Advisor (DA) for project specific queries, or the OEM for grant queries.  All contact will be registered, and any Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) will be updated on the OEM website.

Please ensure you read all applicant documentation prior to applying, including the Frequently Asked Questions, Guidelines for Applicants, the Quick Eligibility Check and the Sample Grant Agreement. 

Applications must be received by 4pm on 27 April 2017.