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.
The ACRS Young Leaders Oration Award was first awarded in 2019. 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.