Queensland Natural Disaster Resilience Program funding now open

The 2017-18 Natural Disaster Resilience Program (NDRP) is now open for funding applications for projects supporting natural disaster resilience activities.

Applicants have until 27 April to apply, with successful projects announced from 28 May 2018.

Total funding available for the 2017-18 financial year is $12 million and applicants are expected to financially contribute to the project.

Eligible applicants are:

  • local government bodies constituted under the Local Government Act 2009 or the City of Brisbane Act 2010

  • Regional Organisations of Councils

  • Regional Natural Resource Management (NRM) bodies

  • River Improvement Trusts

  • Queensland Government departments and agencies

  • incorporated non-government organisations (including volunteer groups) and Queensland-based not-for-profit organisations.

Partnerships between eligible organisations are encouraged and an eligible organisation may submit an application with an ineligible organisation.

Funding can be sought for both infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects, such as education programs, flood studies and flood or bushfire risk management studies and plans.

Applicants will have until 30 June 2020 to deliver their approved projects.

If you require further information or assistance with the application process, please contact QRA's Mitigation Team via email to ndrp@qldra.ora.au or phone 1800 110 841.

The NDRP is jointly funded (50/50) by the Queensland and Australian Governments under the National Partnership Agreement on Natural Disaster Resilience and is administered by the Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA).

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