2021-22 Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund now open

Queensland communities can now apply for a share of $19.1 million in resilience and risk reduction funding to help them better prepare for future disasters through the Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund (QRRRF).

Funding is available for infrastructure and non-infrastructure initiatives and has previously included a wide variety of programs including flood warning infrastructure, mental health programs, flood studies and infrastructure upgrades.

Eligible applicants include local governments, Queensland Government departments and agencies, and incorporated not-for-profit-organisations.

A total of $19.1 million is available in this round of the fund, comprising $8.3 million from the Queensland Government and $10.8 million from the Australian Government.

Expressions of interest close on 18 February 2022. Shortlisted applicants will then be asked to provide a detailed application with successful applicants notified by 30 June 2022 and projects expected to commence from July 2022. Successful applicants will have until 30 June 2024 to deliver their projects.

The QRRRF is administered by the Queensland Reconstruction Authority on behalf of the Australian and Queensland governments.