Queensland Recovery Plan

The Queensland Recovery Plan has been updated (October 2021).

The Queensland Recovery Plan outlines recovery requirements for operations, planning and arrangements at the local, district and state level. It drives a collaborative and coordinated approach across all functions of recovery, all levels of government and the whole community and ensures recovery operations are appropriate to the scale of the disaster event.

The plan describes the arrangements for transition from response to recovery - highlighting the roles and responsibilities of the State Recovery Policy and Planning Coordinator and the State Recovery Coordinator and the functional recovery groups - to assist disaster impacted communities achieve optimum recovery outcomes.

The Queensland Recovery Plan promotes the enhancement of resilience through recovery.

The Queensland Recovery Plan provides information and guidance to stakeholders on the governance, planning and operational issues relating to disaster recovery for all hazards. The Queensland Recovery Plan is maintained by the Queensland Reconstruction Authority on behalf of the Queensland Disaster Management Committee. The Queensland Recovery Plan is a sub-plan to the Queensland State Disaster Management Plan.

The aim of the Queensland Recovery Plan is to:

  • ensure recovery operations are locally-led, integrated and appropriate to the scale of the disaster event
  • outline recovery requirements for local, district and state operations, planning and arrangements
  • drive a collaborative and coordinated approach across all functions of recovery and all levels of government and community
  • describe the arrangements for transition from response to recovery
  • articulate the roles and responsibilities of the State Recovery Policy and Planning Coordinator (SRPPC) and the State Recovery Coordinator (SRC)
  • clarify the roles and responsibilities of functional lead agencies in recovery
  • inform the development of local, district and state recovery plans, tools and structures
  • enable optimum recovery outcomes for disaster impacted communities
  • link resilience building with recovery activities.

The Queensland Recovery Plan is: