ARSC Founding Partners, the Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) and Austroads, together with the ARSC2019 Chair organisation CASR – University of Adelaide are delighted to invite you to the 2019 Australasian College of Road Safety Awards which will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre Adelaide, Australia, on Thursday 26th of September 2019. This prestigious award ceremony will take place at the 2019 Australasian Road Safety Conference, which is the result of a successful merger of Australasia’s two premier road safety conferences: The Australasian College of Road Safety Conference, and the Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference.
Please find out more information on the Australasian Road Safety Conference website.
The Australasian College of Road Safety Awards continues the tradition of the original Australasian road safety awards and conferences by recognising and celebrating exemplary projects and people working hard across our region to save lives and reduce injuries on our roads.
These awards include the following presentations:
- The prestigious Australasian College of Road Safety Fellowship Award in recognition of exemplary contribution being made by an individual to road safety in Australasia. This award has been recognising outstanding individuals since its inception in 1991. In 2014 the ACRS Patron, the Governor-General of Australia Sir Peter Cosgrove presented this award – see the Press Release & Photo Gallery here, in 2015, Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Michael McCormack MP, presented this award. In 2018 the awards were again presented by Hon Michael McCormack, Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister.
- Australasia’s premier road safety award recognising projects that exhibit exemplary innovation and effectiveness to save lives and injuries on roads – the 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award. This award is entering its 8th year and is recognised as Australasia’s premier road safety award recognising an outstanding road trauma reduction project. In 2014 the ACRS Patron, the Governor-General of Australia Sir Peter Cosgrove presented this award – see the Press Release & Photo Gallery here – and in 2015, Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Michael McCormack MP, joined us to present these awards. In 2018 the award was presented by Hon Michael McCormack, Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister.
- ARSC Conference Awards (presented in the closing session of the Australasian Road Safety Conference)
- Other awards as deemed appropriate by the joint hosts for the ARSC Conference: ACRS, Austroads and invited hosts for each year.
Please find information about past ACRS Awards, including the ACRS Fellowship and the 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Awards here.
Austroads, CASR @ the University of Adelaide and the ACRS look forward to your participation in ARSC2019 which aligns with international, Australasian and national road safety efforts, and is a significant step forward in Australasia’s road safety strategy.