Applying for NDRRA funding

The Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA) is responsible for administering Counter Disaster Operations (Category A) and Restoration of Essential Public Assets (Category B) relief measures, which can be applied for by local government authorities and state government agencies under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA), for events prior to November 2018.  

The NDRRA Submission Guide provides advice on how to prepare submissions and the NDRRA toolbox has a number of tip sheets and information to assist with applying for NDRRA funding.

Counter Disaster Operations

Counter Disaster Operations (CDO) activities are undertaken by local governments and state agencies to alleviate personal hardship and distress, address the immediate emergency needs of individuals and for the protection of the general public, immediately before, during and in the immediate aftermath of a disaster event.

Key dates

  • Undertaking activities: CDO activities are undertaken immediately before, during and immediately after the eligible disaster.
  • Lodging submissions: Submissions must be lodged no later than three months after the end of a financial year in which the activities were undertaken (ie 30 September).

More information

To prepare and lodge a submission

  • Download and complete Form 12 - CDO Reimbursement
  • Lodge the completed Form 12 and all supporting evidence by email to submissions@qra.qld.gov.au or by post to QRA PO Box 15428, City East, 4002.

Emergent Works - Restoration of Essential Public Assets

Restoration of Essential Public Assets (REPA) Emergent Works are the urgent and temporary works undertaken by local governments or state agencies:

  • during the course of a disaster to protect eligible essential public assets or to temporarily restore essential public services and maintain public safety
  • immediately after the eligible disaster (within 60 days) to temporarily repair the eligible asset to enable it to operate/be operated at a reasonable level of efficiency.

Key dates

  • Completing emergent works: Emergent Works must be completed within 60 days after the impact of the event.
  • Lodging submissions: Submissions must be lodged no later than three months after the end of financial year in which the emergent works were undertaken (ie by 30 September).

More information

To prepare and lodge a submission

  • Request Emergent Works Form 4 Submission Form by contacting QRA via email to submissions@qra.qld.gov.au
  • Lodge the completed Form 4 and all supporting evidence by email to submissions@qra.qld.gov.au or by post to Queensland Reconstruction Authority, PO Box 15428, City East, 4002.

 

 

Restoration of Essential Public Assets

The Restoration of Essential Public Assets (REPA) are the permanent repair or replacement of essential public assets damaged directly by an event, to restore them to pre-disaster standard.

Key dates

  • Lodging scope and estimates: Submissions should be lodged as soon as practicable after the event
  • Reporting on delivery: Applicants re required to provide monthly progress reports on delivery of works.
  • Works completed: all works must be completed within 24 months after the financial year of the event (i.e. by 30 June)
  • Acquit works and actual expenditure: All submissions and expenditure must be acquitted to QRA within three months after the end of the financial year in which the works were completed (ie by 30 September).

More information

To prepare and lodge a submission

  • Request a REPA estimates Form 4 Submission Form by contacting QRA via email to submissions@qra.qld.gov.au
  • Download and complete Form 6 - Value For Money (VFM) readiness statement
  • Lodge the completed Form 4 and Form 6, and all supporting evidence by email to submissions@qra.qld.gov.au or by post to Queensland Reconstruction Authority, PO Box 15428, City East, 4002.