Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund 2020-21

Expressions of Interest for the $19.1 million 2020-21 funding round have now closed.

Almost 450 Expressions of Interest were received, seeking a total of $164 million in funding.

Projects have now been shortlisted.

All applicants will be notified of funding outcomes by 30 June 2021.

Detailed submission

If your project has been shortlisted and you have received a formal request for detailed submission, you will need to complete an application form that:

  • further defines your identified project scope
  • provides all supporting evidence. 

The application form and guidelines below will assist you on completing and submitting a detailed application.  

Detailed application form

The application form has three sheets that require completion, and instructions are included.

DETAILED PROJECT SCOPE SHEET - Use this sheet in the application form to:

  • Detail the scope for those projects advised by QRA as successful EOIs
  • Provide line item breakdown of key works/activities that make up the project scope of works (see examples below)
  • Create line item data ready to report on project delivery and acquittal, pending project approval

SUPPORTING EVIDENCE SHEET - Use this sheet in the application form to:

  • List all mandatory project evidence to enable and support the detailed assessment and prioritisation requirements detailed in the Guidelines
  • Detail the title of the attached document, including the QRA EOI allocated # and references to the EOI project

CERTIFICATION SHEET - must be signed by the Organisation's delegated officer

  • Once the above sheets are completed
  • Authorised Office to use this sheet to Certify the detailed project scope
  • Scan the signed certification sheet and lodge with the Excel detailed submission form. 

Please lodge your detailed submission and supporting documentation via email to submissions@qra.qld.gov.au to QRA by 7 May 2021.

Please note, only submissions relating to Expressions of Interest identified by QRA for proceeding to the Detailed Application stage will be accepted.


Please use the guideline to help you develop your application. The guidelines include sections on what you should include as supporting information and evidence.


The QRRRF is jointly funded by the Commonwealth and Queensland governments as part of its five-year National Partnership Agreement on Disaster Risk Reduction.

The Queensland Government is contributing $8.3 million while the Commonwealth Government is contributing $10.8 million to the 2020-21 round of the QRRRF.

The Commonwealth component includes the $6 million Managing Disaster Risk Fund, which is for the 14 local government areas hardest hit by the 2019 North Queensland Monsoon Trough.


The Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund (QRRRF) helps communities reduce the risk of, and better prepare for, natural disasters. The objective of this funding is to support delivery of disaster resilience and mitigation projects that:

Frequently Asked Questions


For enquiries email QRRR@qra.qld.gov.au