Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund 2021-22

About the Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Fund (QRRRF) 2021-22

A total of 53 projects have been approved for $19.1 million through the QRRRF 2021-22 round and the Managing Disaster Risk program.

These projects will help 28 councils, two state agencies, four universities and eight not-for-profit organisations increase the resilience of Queensland’s communities.

Funding acknowledgement

This funding round consists of joint funding under the QRRRF 2021-22 ($8.3 million by the Queensland Government and $4.8 million by the Commonwealth Government) to support communities mitigate and manage the risks associated with natural disasters. A further $6 million was funded by the Commonwealth Government’s Managing Disaster Risk program to support 14 local government areas 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 2021-22 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 $3,477,101

ApplicantProject NameFunding
Are You Bogged
Mate Limited
Are you bogged mate?  Building remote volunteer resilience through conversation$90,300
Boulia Shire CouncilConcrete Floodway Construction and drainage - Coorabulka and Slashers Creek$1,578,112
Burringilly Aboriginal Corporation Back-up Power Supply$133,151
Cassowary Coast Regional CouncilOne Coast : Cassowary Coast Resilience Project$70,000
Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia QueenslandResilient Road Infrastructure$100,000
Mount Isa City CouncilRiversleigh Road Pavement Improvement$1,112,570
Redland City
North Stradbroke Island Council Depot Permanent Fixed Backup Generator$29,500
Surf Life Saving QueenslandBuilding disaster resilience through preparedness for frontline services$230,202
Tablelands Regional CouncilTablelands Emergency Generator Project #1
- Carbeen Road Bore
University of the Sunshine CoastConsensus building on Fire Management on K'gari (Fraser Island)$19,990

QRRRF jointly funded projects: Total amount $9,593,924

ApplicantProject NameFunding
Australian Red CrossFostering Culturally Inclusive and Future-prepared Emergency Management$980,119
Banana Shire CouncilYeovil Road Rain/River Gauge$57,600
Banana Shire CouncilBaroonbah Crossing Rain/River Gauge$57,600
City of Gold CoastGold Coast Enhanced Flood Response project $320,000
Department of Environment and ScienceFire detection camera network expansion for the South West Region $70,000
Department of Seniors, Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PartnershipsFirst Nations Risk Resilience Investigation - Pilot Project 2022$648,099
Griffith UniversityManaging storm surge impacts through ‘SurgeImpact’, a decision-support system$1,700,000
Hope Vale Aboriginal
Shire Council
Spring Hill Road - culverts$240,465
Ipswich City CouncilBremer River: City Reach Risk Reduction$100,000
James Cook UniversityEnhanced network of real-time tropical cyclone monitoring weather stations$278,544
Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire CouncilMagnificent Creek Bank Fortification$492,787
Lockyer Valley Regional CouncilFlood Warning Infrastructure$540,000
Logan City CouncilCity of Logan Flood Classification Update$20,000
Maranoa Regional
Rain/River Station on Mooga Creek (Bungil Creek Catchment)$64,000
Mareeba Shire CouncilBicentennial Lakes Trunk Gravity Main upgrade$2,000,000
Moreton Bay Regional CouncilFlood Monitoring Station, Flooded Road Warning System with Monitoring Camera$153,000
Noosa Shire CouncilDetailed Design - Adams St, Sunshine Beach - Land slip rectification$99,253
North Burnett Regional CouncilBushfire Hazard Management Strategy$94,000
Queensland University
of Technology
Empowering culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in disasters$305,576
Rockhampton Regional CouncilLeading Regional Resilience - Climate Resilient Leadership Workshop$25,000
Southern Downs
Regional Council
Southern Downs Fire Trails Project 2022$56,320
Toowoomba Regional CouncilGowrie St and East St Intersection Upgrade, Kingsthorpe$1,000,000
Torres Cape Indigenous Council AllianceBuilding a Resilient TCICA Region - Implementing Regional Resilience Strategy $291,560

Managing Disaster Risk Commonwealth funded projects: Total $5,988,731

ApplicantProject Name Funding
Burdekin Shire CouncilFixed Generator for Brandon Sewerage Pump Station No. 1$108,933
Burdekin Shire CouncilFixed Generator for Home Hill Sewerage Pump Station No. 1$133,958
Bur-Del Co-Operative Advancement
Society Limited
Ayr Aged Care Respite Centre Emergency Power Supply$136,268
Bur-Del Co-Operative Advancement
Society Limited
Butterfly Lodge Homeless Shelter Emergency Power Supply$136,268
Burke Shire CouncilAirport Road Upgrade$200,000
Burke Shire CouncilBurketown Aerodrome Erosion$220,000
Carpentaria Shire CouncilKarumba Shoreline Protection & Revitalisation - Beach Sand Retention Project $1,265,604
Carpentaria Shire CouncilInverleigh West Causeway Upgrade$475,000
Carpentaria Shire CouncilMitchell River Crossing Upgrade$285,000
Douglas Shire CouncilBridge Renewal Program - Lees Bridge and Forest Creek Major Culvert$100,000
Douglas Shire CouncilFloodway Program for Gravel Roads - Forest Creek Road Floodway$352,800
Douglas Shire CouncilWarner and Mowbray Streets, Trunk Drainage Infrastructure Project$600,000
Flinders Shire CouncilFlood Monitoring Cameras$153,000
Hinchinbrook Shire CouncilTaylors Beach Groyne Replacement$488,000
Hinchinbrook Shire CouncilForrest Beach Drainage Improvements - Bellbird Close to Forrest Drive $416,000
Queenslanders with Disability NetworkInclusive Disaster Preparedness for the Burdekin $141,500
Queenslanders with Disability NetworkInclusive Disaster Preparedness for Charters Towers region$141,500
Richmond Shire CouncilFrontage Road Ch: 41.596$134,900
Townsville City CouncilSaunders Road Dip Project$350,000
Townsville City CouncilLaura Court Flood Mitigation Project$150,000


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