Community Development Program

Program purpose

The purpose of the jointly funded Australian and Queensland Government (50:50) Community Development Program is to alleviate distress and accelerate the recovery of those communities impacted by the devastating effects of the Central Queensland Bushfires, 22 November to 6 December 2018 event (the Bushfires).

The Community Development Program is a component of the jointly funded, exceptional circumstances Category C package approved under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) 2018, following the Bushfires. 

Under this program, funding will be provided to engage Community Development Officers to support the longer-term recovery of vulnerable families and communities.

Administering agency

Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors