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2021 Award nominations are now open

The Australasian College of Road Safety Awards celebrates the outstanding projects and people who help save lives and reduce injuries on our roads. The 2021 Awards will be held at the 2021 Australasian Road Safety Conference which is on in Melbourne from Tuesday September 28 to Thursday September 30, 2021.


Australasian College of Road Safety Fellowship Award

This award is recognised as the Australasian road safety community’s highest honour, recognising an individual for their outstanding commitment and effectiveness in their efforts to reduce road trauma. The award recipient is recognised with a citation and plaque.

Award winners must have made contributions that have led to substantial growth and improvement in an important institution or organisation, body of knowledge or aspect of thought and practice associated with road safety.

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3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award

This award recognises projects that exhibit outstanding innovation and effectiveness in saving lives and injuries on roads.  This award is Australasia’s premier road safety award recognising an outstanding road trauma reduction project.

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ACRS Young Leaders Oration Award

2019 was the first year that ACRS offered the Young Leaders Oration Award. Nominations for this award are sought from road safety professionals throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Nominees must be 40 years or younger, must demonstrate active involvement in road safety, must show the potential for future leadership, and must be performing inspiring work. Winners receive a prestigious ACRS plaque in recognition of their work, plus the opportunity to make a presentation of their choosing to hundreds of professionals in the road safety field.

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Conference Awards

Peter Vulcan Award for Best Research Paper
Road Safety Practitioners Award
Best Paper by a New Researcher Award
Road Safety Poster Award
Conference Theme Award
Best Paper by a New Practitioner Award
Best Paper with Implications for Improving Workplace Road Safety
Policing Practitioners Paper Award (TBC)



For more information about the ACRS Road Safety Awards, see the ACRS Awards website

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