Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund 2020-21

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

Through the QRRRF 2020-21, 82 projects across Queensland have been approved for a total of almost $19.1 million.

Overall, 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 QRRRF funding this round.

Funding acknowledgement

There is $13.1 million in joint funding under the QRRRF 2020-21 ($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.

Administrative agency

Queensland Reconstruction Authority


Approved QRRRF projects for 2020-21 have been advised and this program is in delivery.


    Progress reporting and acquittal

    • 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 and forms for more information.
    • To acquit your project (once completed) a close out submission needs to be lodged through the MARS Portal. When preparing your close out submission a final project report using the Word template provided below is required to completed and submitted.
    • For assistance, please contact your Regional Liaison Officer.

    Successful projects

    QRRRF Queensland Government funded projects: Total amount $3,479,660


    Project Name


    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


    Project Name


    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


    Project Name


    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


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