Local Recovery and Resilience Grants

The Local Recovery and Resilience Grants provide $1 million capped grant allocations to assist councils that have been severely impacted by eligible extraordinary disaster events in 2021-22.

The purpose of the grants program is to assist eligible councils in delivering activities and projects that:

  • address the emerging relief and recovery needs within the community following the onset of the eligible extraordinary event, and
  • contribute to building disaster resilience and reducing the impact of future events.

Eligible councils

Local Recovery and Resilience Grants are capped at $1 million per eligible council, listed below under each eligible extraordinary event

South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding, 22 February - 5 April 2022

  1. Balonne Shire Council
  2. Brisbane City Council
  3. Bundaberg Regional Council
  4. Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council
  5. Fraser Coast Regional Council
  6. Gladstone Regional Council
  7. Gold Coast City Council
  8. Goondiwindi Regional Council
  9. Gympie Regional Council
  10. Ipswich City Council
  11. Lockyer Valley Regional Council
  12. Logan City Council
  13. Moreton Bay Regional Council
  14. Noosa Shire Council
  15. North Burnett Regional Council
  16. Redland City Council
  17. Scenic Rim Regional Council
  18. Somerset Regional Council
  19. South Burnett Regional Council
  20. Southern Downs Regional Council
  21. Sunshine Coast Regional Council
  22. Toowoomba Regional Council
  23. Western Downs Regional Council

Central, Southern and Western Queensland Rainfall and Flooding, 10 November - 3 December 2021

  1. Goondiwindi Regional Council

Administering agency

Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA).


Project plan and reporting  

Eligible councils are required to use the following Project Plan Form to:

  • detail proposed local recovery and resilience activities/works, milestones and costs to be delivered under the eligible event.
  • lodge project plans, by the due date to QRA for assessment and approval.

Email completed project plans to: 

Key dates

  • 30 March 2023 - project plans due to QRA prior to the release of the ‘milestone 2 payment’.
  • 30 June 2024 - all approved projects must be completed.
  • 30 September 2024 - all final acquittal reports due to be lodged with QRA.

More information

For more information phone (07) 3008 7200 or email: