Our work

The Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA) is the lead agency responsible for disaster recovery and resilience policy in Queensland. 

Our vision

Stronger, safer and more resilient Queensland communities.

Our purpose

Coordinate action to improve the resilience of Queensland communities and facilitate locally led disaster recovery.

What we do

QRA is charged with managing and coordinating the Queensland Government’s program of infrastructure renewal and recovery within disaster‐affected communities, with a focus on working with our state and local government partners to deliver best practice administration of public reconstruction and resilience funds.

QRA is the state’s lead agency responsible for disaster recovery, resilience and mitigation policy. In this role, QRA works collaboratively with other agencies and key stakeholders to reduce risk and bolster disaster preparedness. QRA leads initiatives that help deliver on our strategic objective of making Queensland the most disaster resilient state in Australia. These activities assist government, businesses and the wider community mitigate risks and prepare for disasters. 

QRA contributes to the Queensland Government’s objectives for the community – creating jobs in a strong economy, keeping communities safe and being a responsive government by:

  • assisting local communities to recover sooner from disasters and maximise recovery and resilience outcomes for the state
  • coordinating programs that support and build disaster relief and recovery readiness, capability and resilience at the local level
  • providing responsive and integrated services to communities before, during and after natural disasters.


Showcasing our work

QRA manages and coordinates Queensland’s program of recovery and reconstruction funding within disaster-impacted communities.
Community recovery workers
QRA is the lead agency responsible for disaster recovery in Queensland and coordinates a number of key recovery activities.
FWIN north west
QRA is the lead agency responsible for disaster resilience policy in Queensland and manages a number of resilience projects.
Strategic Plan 2021-25
Our vision is 'Stronger, safer, resilient Queensland communities'. Find out about our purpose, strategies, outcomes and key performance indicators.
Johnathan Thurston addressing media at the Get Ready Queensland Week launch
QRA's latest case studies and key projects, news, social media and media statements.
REDI map
QRA's publications including fact sheets and guides, plans policies, strategies and maps.