There were 11 photos submitted in the 2014 photographic competition. They are listed below (in alphabetical order). Each photo included a description by the photographer as to why it depicts a resilient Australia. The description was part of the entry.
The winning photograph was announced on 15 October 2014 and was decided by the highest number of combined stars and email votes.
Congratulations to Emma van der
Moezel for her winning photograph, 'Renewal by Fire' as voted by the
public. 'Renewal by
Fire' will be published on the front cover of the Australian Journal of
description about the photo: “The picture depicts the burning of fuels which
could be a hazard to communities in the ACT. The fire was a controlled hazard
reduction burn by the ACT RFS as part of the assessment of the newest basic fire
Natural disasters are a feature of the Australian climate and landscape; they
are unpredictable and inevitable.
Across Australia there are numerous projects and initiatives supporting
communities to be better prepared and more disaster resilient. The Resilient
Australia Awards recognise and promote these activities, encouraging excellence
and innovation across all sectors of society.
The Resilient Australia Awards are sponsored by the Australian Government
Attorney-General's Department, supported in Western Australia by the State
Emergency Management Committee Secretariat.
You can also access the photos from the RAA centre on the Knowledge Hub: https://www.emknowledge.gov.au/.