Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund 2020-21

About the Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund 2020-21 (QRRRF)

More than 80 projects across Queensland have been approved for a total of more than $19 million through the latest round of the Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund (QRRRF).

$19.1 million was made available through the fund this year (2020-21).

This consisted of $13.1 million joint funding under the QRRRF ($8.3 million from the Queensland Government and $4.8 million from the Commonwealth) and a further $6 million under the Commonwealth Government’s Managing Disaster Risk program to support 14 communities identified by the Commonwealth as hardest hit by the 2019 North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough.

In total, 50 of Queensland’s 77 councils, as well as one town authority, three state agencies, one university and 12 not-for-profit organisations, have been approved for funding in 2020-21.

Successful projects

List of all QRRRF successful projects 2020-21 (including council, project, and funding amount)

QRRRF Queensland Government funded projects: 

Total amount $3,479,660

Balonne Shire Council
Back-up Power Supply
Cook Shire Council
Cooktown Events Centre/Place of Refuge Resiliency Upgrade
Community Services Industry Alliance
Disaster Resilience Maturity Assessment Tool and Playbook
Diamantina Shire Council
Mobile Lighting Towers
Eungella Community Development Association
Eungella Disaster Recovery Centre Generator
Outback Futures
HEAD YAKKA initiative
Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council
Pormpuraaw Access Road Upgrade
Paroo Shire Council
Supplementary Works
Queensland Families and Communities Association Inc. (QFCA)
Queensland Neighbourhood Centres Disaster Resilience Strategy
Tablelands Regional Council
Hitchconole Road Remediation Works Project
Torres Shire Council
Outie St Horn Island Resilience Works 
Weipa Town Authority
Weipa SES and Local Disaster Coordination Centre Emergency Power
Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council
Supermarket Building Emergency Power Supply

QRRRF jointly funded projects:

Total amount $9,616,391

Barcaldine Regional Council
Flood Monitoring Cameras
Barcoo Shire Council
Jundah-Winton Road Floodway Extension
Brisbane City Council
Hydrometric Smart Sensors
Boulia Shire Council
Bengeacca Creek Floodway Replacement
Bulloo Shire Council
Frew Street Storm Water Drainage Extension 
Cassowary Coast River Improvement Trust
Murray River Realignment at Warrami Road Bridge
Central Highlands Regional Council
Evacuation Route Planning
Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy
A Person-Centred Capability Approach to Disaster Management for Homeless People. 
Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water
Mitigating Risks to Data Reliability
Fitzroy Basin Association
Fitzroy River Regional Flood Warning Resilience
Fraser Coast Regional Council
Coastal Township Flood Studies
Fraser Coast Regional Council
Bakers Road Floodway Replacement
City of Gold Coast
Tsunami Hazard Modelling
Goondiwindi Regional Council
Goondiwindi Town Levee Bank Reinforcement Project (44 Oakhole Road)
Goondiwindi Regional Council
Goondiwindi Town Levee Bank Reinforcement Project (15 Cairns Street)
Gladstone Regional Council
Property Fire Management Planning Workshops
Glamorgan Vale Water Board
Pine Mountain Road Fire Hydrant
Gympie Regional Council
Gympie Disaster Coordination Centre
Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire Council
Airport Road Heavy Vehicle Connection
Ipswich City Council
Flood Intelligence System
Isaac Regional Council
Isaac Regional Flood Warning Resilience
James Cook University
Strong Room Structural Designs for Queensland Housing
Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council
Magnificent Creek Bank Stabilisation
Logan City Council
City of Logan Flood Hazard Infill Study
Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire Council
Maathuy and Appun Streets Drainage Upgrade
Mackay Regional Council
Disaster Risk Reduction
Moreton Bay Regional Council
Flood Warning System Upgrade Program
Mount Isa City Council
Flood Crossing Resilience Project
Murweh Shire Council
Floodway Upgrade
Napranum Aboriginal Shire Council
Stormwater Runoff Remediation
Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council
Telecommunications Infrastructure Resilience 
Queensland Police Service
Mount Isa Disaster District Operations Centre
Quilpie Shire Council
Flood Camera Warning System
Remote Area Planning and Development Board (RAPAD)
Flood Infrastructure Monitoring, Maintenance and Management
Redland City Council
Karragarra Island Esplanade Road and Power Protection
Richmond Shire Council
Richmond Croydon Road Floodway
Southern Downs Regional Council
Cambanoora Gorge Flood Warning System
Southern Downs Regional Council
Connolly and Storm King Dams Remote Cameras 
Somerset Regional Council
Gregors Creek Road Culvert Upgrade
Scenic Rim Regional Council
Flood Gauges Calibration
Stanthorpe Shire River Improvement Trust
Quart Pot Creek Flood Impact Mitigation 
Torres Cape Indigenous Council Alliance
Regional Disaster Dashboard
Western Downs Regional Council
Kleinschmidts Road Creek Crossing Upgrade
Torres Strait Island Regional Council
Dauan Island Western Reservoir Road Upgrade Design

Managing Disaster Risk Commonwealth funded projects:

Total amount $5,980,460

Burdekin Shire Council
Chippendale Street Stormwater Drainage Upgrade
Burdekin Shire Council
Sand bag fillers
Burke Shire Council
Floraville Road Culvert Replacement (Site 2A)
Burke Shire Council
Floraville Road Culvert Replacement (Site 2B)
Cloncurry Shire Council
Road Condition Information Signage
Cloncurry Shire Council
Dajarra Airport All Weather Access Road Upgrade
Carpentaria Shire Council
Normanton Stormwater Upgrades
Carpentaria Shire Council
Karumba Point Shoreline Protection and Revitalisation Project 
Douglas Shire Council
Diwan Remote Power Monitoring
Douglas Shire Council
Flagstaff Hill Remote Power Monitoring
Flinders Shire Council
Dutton Downs Road Upgrade
Hinchinbrook Shire Council
Hinchinbrook Foreshore Erosion Management Plan
Hinchinbrook Shire Council
Cavallaros Road Causeway
McKinlay Shire Council
Dalgonally Road Floodway and Pavement Upgrades
North Townsville Community Hub Inc.
North Townsville Resilience Project - Disability Preparedness
North Townsville Community Hub Inc.
North Townsville Resilience Project - Mental Health Network
Richmond Shire Council
Gemoka Drive and Pattel Drive Upgrade Works
Selectability Ltd
Real Mates Talk Program (Charters Towers)
Townsville City Council
Ross River Environmental Flow Path Resilience and Risk Study
Townsville City Council
Sleeper Log Creek Flood Impact, Resilience and Risk Analysis 
Whitsunday Regional Council
Generators And Fuel Trailer Project 
Winton Shire Council
Concrete Floodway Cork Mail Road (section 1)
Winton Shire Council
Concrete Floodway Cork Mail Road (section 2)
Winton Shire Council
Concrete Floodway Cork Mail Road (section 3)
Winton Shire Council
Youth Centre Upgrade

Map of successful projects



    • Monthly progress reporting by applicants is mandatory throughout project delivery.
    • Progress reports are created and lodged through the MARS Portal. Refer to the MARS Portal user guide for more information.
    • For assistance, please contact your Regional Liaison Officer (RLO).  


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

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