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


Project Name


Are You Bogged
Mate Limited

Are you bogged mate?  Building remote volunteer resilience through conversation


Boulia Shire Council

Concrete Floodway Construction and drainage - Coorabulka and Slashers Creek



Burringilly Aboriginal Corporation Back-up Power Supply


Cassowary Coast Regional Council

One Coast : Cassowary Coast Resilience Project


Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland

Resilient Road Infrastructure


Mount Isa City Council

Riversleigh Road Pavement Improvement


Redland City

North Stradbroke Island Council Depot Permanent Fixed Backup Generator


Surf Life Saving Queensland

Building disaster resilience through preparedness for frontline services


Tablelands Regional Council

Tablelands Emergency Generator Project #1
- Carbeen Road Bore


University of the Sunshine Coast

Consensus building on Fire Management on K'gari (Fraser Island)


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


Project Name


Australian Red Cross

Fostering Culturally Inclusive and Future-prepared Emergency Management


Banana Shire Council

Yeovil Road Rain/River Gauge


Banana Shire Council

Baroonbah Crossing Rain/River Gauge


City of Gold Coast

Gold Coast Enhanced Flood Response project 


Department of Environment and Science

Fire detection camera network expansion for the South West Region 


Department of Seniors, Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

First Nations Risk Resilience Investigation - Pilot Project 2022


Griffith University

Managing storm surge impacts through ‘SurgeImpact’, a decision-support system


Hope Vale Aboriginal
Shire Council

Spring Hill Road - culverts


Ipswich City Council

Bremer River: City Reach Risk Reduction


James Cook University

Enhanced network of real-time tropical cyclone monitoring weather stations


Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council

Magnificent Creek Bank Fortification


Lockyer Valley Regional Council

Flood Warning Infrastructure


Logan City Council

City of Logan Flood Classification Update


Maranoa Regional

Rain/River Station on Mooga Creek (Bungil Creek Catchment)


Mareeba Shire Council

Bicentennial Lakes Trunk Gravity Main upgrade


Moreton Bay Regional Council

Flood Monitoring Station, Flooded Road Warning System with Monitoring Camera


Noosa Shire Council

Detailed Design - Adams St, Sunshine Beach - Land slip rectification


North Burnett Regional Council

Bushfire Hazard Management Strategy


Queensland University
of Technology

Empowering culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in disasters


Rockhampton Regional Council

Leading Regional Resilience - Climate Resilient Leadership Workshop


Southern Downs
Regional Council

Southern Downs Fire Trails Project 2022


Toowoomba Regional Council

Gowrie St and East St Intersection Upgrade, Kingsthorpe


Torres Cape Indigenous Council Alliance

Building a Resilient TCICA Region - Implementing Regional Resilience Strategy 


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


Project Name


Burdekin Shire Council

Fixed Generator for Brandon Sewerage Pump Station No. 1


Burdekin Shire Council

Fixed Generator for Home Hill Sewerage Pump Station No. 1


Bur-Del Co-Operative Advancement
Society Limited

Ayr Aged Care Respite Centre Emergency Power Supply


Bur-Del Co-Operative Advancement
Society Limited

Butterfly Lodge Homeless Shelter Emergency Power Supply


Burke Shire Council

Airport Road Upgrade


Burke Shire Council

Burketown Aerodrome Erosion


Carpentaria Shire Council

Karumba Shoreline Protection & Revitalisation - Beach Sand Retention Project 


Carpentaria Shire Council

Inverleigh West Causeway Upgrade


Carpentaria Shire Council

Mitchell River Crossing Upgrade


Douglas Shire Council

Bridge Renewal Program - Lees Bridge and Forest Creek Major Culvert


Douglas Shire Council

Floodway Program for Gravel Roads - Forest Creek Road Floodway


Douglas Shire Council

Warner and Mowbray Streets, Trunk Drainage Infrastructure Project


Flinders Shire Council

Flood Monitoring Cameras


Hinchinbrook Shire Council

Taylors Beach Groyne Replacement


Hinchinbrook Shire Council

Forrest Beach Drainage Improvements - Bellbird Close to Forrest Drive 


Queenslanders with Disability Network

Inclusive Disaster Preparedness for the Burdekin 


Queenslanders with Disability Network

Inclusive Disaster Preparedness for Charters Towers region


Richmond Shire Council

Frontage Road Ch: 41.596


Townsville City Council

Saunders Road Dip Project


Townsville City Council

Laura Court Flood Mitigation Project



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