The FireReady app was developed by Victoria's fire services and the Department of Justice to deliver critical emergency information and community safety advice to smartphone and tablet devices.
It has been downloaded by over 70,000 users and has delivered millions of push notifications of emergency incidents.
The app also allows users to share photos of emergency incidents tagged with location details to help improve situational awareness of the community and emergency agencies.
The Australian Mobile Awards showcases leading mobile achievements through a broad selection of categories.
Winners were announced at the 2012 Mobile Awards Night in Sydney last night (Thursday 30 August).
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