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Tuesday, 8 March 2005
Page: 137


Senator Mark Bishop asked the Minister representing the Minister for Transport and Regional Services, upon notice, on 17 December 2004:

(1)   By electorate, what projects were funded under the Natural Disasters Mitigation Program in 2004 to date.

(2)   How many have been completed. (3)   (a) What was the purpose of each; and (b) who was the key proponent.

(3) (a)   What was the purpose of each; and (b) who was the key proponent.

(4)   What are the timelines for applications and approvals. (5)   (a) Which projects were funded by loans and/or grants; and (b) in what proportion.

(5) (a)   Which projects were funded by loans and/or grants; and (b) in what proportion.

(6)   By electorate, which project applications were rejected.


Senator Ian Campbell (Minister for the Environment and Heritage) —The Minister for Transport and Regional Services has provided the following answer to the honourable senator’s question:

(1)   and (3) Attachments A and B provide details of projects funded under the Natural Disaster Mitigation Programme in 2003-04 and 2004-05 including the purpose of each project and key proponent.

(2)   11 projects have been completed.

(4)   Applications for funding under the programme in 2005-06 opened on 20 November 2004 and close on 25 February 2005. Successful projects are expected to be announced early in the new financial year.

(5)   All projects were funded as grants.

(6)   No projects were rejected by the Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads.

      Attachment A

Federal

Electorate

Project

Purpose

Key Proponent

Approved

Funding

Completed

Australian Capital

Territory

(territory wide)

Community Fire Units

Establishment and support of Community Fire Units in high bushfire risk areas to enable community preparedness and response to bushfires.

Emergency Services Bureau

$59,667

Yes

Bonython

Smith Creek Rectification Stage 5 - Coventry Road to Peachey Road

Channel improvements to Smith Creek from Coventry Road to Peachey Road. These works are the final stage of a scheme to upgrade the entire Smith Creek system protecting approx 60 properties in Smithfield. $200,000 was approved under the Regional Flood Mitigation Programme in 2002/03 for Stage 4 of this scheme.

City of Playford

$132,333

Yes

Bonython

Little Para River Overflow - Port Wakefield Road Culverts

Construction of road culverts under Port Wakefield Road at Paralowie. These culverts will complete an overflow channel protecting residential and commercial properties on the Little Para Floodplain.

City of Salisbury

$252,667

No

Canberra

Cotter Bridge improvement

Rebuilding of Cotter Bridge with improvements to enhance resistance to fire damage ensuring access to at risk areas in future events.

Department of Urban Services

$50,000

Yes

Canberra

Removal of Pines and Casurinas

Removal of pines and casuarinas in areas adjacent to Duffy and along the Murrumbidgee River Corridor to mitigate the threats of future bushfires.

Department of Urban Services

$200,000

Yes

Cowper

Yamba Coastline Management Plan - groundwater monitoring

Collection of groundwater data in the Pilot Hill area to determine landslide risk. The data will be used to refine the risk assessment and develop future management strategies.

Clarence Valley Council

$53,000

No

Dawson

Ayr and Lilliesmere flood mitigation works

Culvert and floodway upgrades for Lilliesmere and Kalamia Creek dams and lower Little Oyster Creek dam.

Burdekin Shire Council

$20,000

No

Eden-Monaro/ Riverina/ Hume/Farrer/ New England/ Cunningham

FloodSafe’ Guides

Production of locally-customised FloodSafe gudes for flood affected communities in the Murrumbidgee Valley and elsewhere (Queanbeyan, Wagga Wagga, Narrandera, Darlington Point, Hay, Bowral, Jingellic, Tumut, Inverell and Wollongong).

NSW State Emergency Service

$10,000

No

Fowler

Laser survey of the Liverpool area for floodplain risk management study

Laser survey of catchments and waterways in the Liverpool local government area to assist in determining flood levels and risk.

Liverpool City Council

$40,000

No

Fowler

Telemetry system for prescibed dams

Installation of telemetered rainfall and water level gauges at three prescribed dams to provide an effective warning system in the event of overtopping or failure.

Liverpool City Council

$20,000

No

Gwydir

Temporary flood protection barriers for Brewarrina

Purchase of 900 meters of temporary flood protection barriers (Pallet Barrier System) to strengthen the existing deficient earthen levee system at Brewarrina.

NSW State Emergency Service

$135,000

Yes

Hindmarsh

Adelaide Airport drain upgrade

Enlargement of the Adelaide Airport drain from May Terrace to West Beach Road to cater for increased flows in the drain. These works will protect houses on the north side of Sir Donald Bradman Drive in Brooklyn Park.

City of West Torrens

$320,000

No

Hume

Natural disaster planning and mitigation project

Identification and collection of natural hazard data within the Upper Lachlan local government area for inclusion in Council’s GIS and spatial information systems. This will improve strategic planning and enable a faster response to combat agencies when required.

Upper Lachlan Council

$10,000

No

Hunter/

Paterson

Emergency Management Risk Management Plan - Lower Hunter region

Development of a combined Emergency Risk Management Plan for the Cessnock, Dungog, Maitland and Port Stephens local govt areas.

Lower Hunter Emergency Management Coordinating Committee

$5,000

No

Kalgoorlie

Upgrade of the Trans Access Road

Improvements to the Trans Access Road to provide all weather access to the Coonana Aboriginal community.

City of Kalgoorlie Boulder

$60,000

No

Kalgoorlie

Flood audit of roads and bridges in the Gascoyne, Pilbara and Kimberley regions

Flood audit of roads and bridges servicing the Gascoyne, Pilbara and Kimberley. The results of the audit will enable the development of suitable disaster mitigation strategies.

Main Roads Western Australia

$18,000

No

Kalgoorlie

North West Coastal Highway mitigation works

Road and bridge upgrades on the North West Coastal Highway between Onslow and Karratha to improve access and reduce damages in future flood events.

Main Roads Western Australia

$373,278

Yes

Kalgoorlie

Sealing of Onslow Airport runway

Bitumen sealing of Onslow Airport main runway to provide an all weather surface for emergency air access during wet periods.

Shire of Ashburton

$174,240

No

Kalgoorlie

Mt Anderson Road improvements

Improvements to Mt Anderson Road to provide all weather access to a number of Aboriginal communities.

Shire of Derby-West Kimberley

$30,000

Yes

Kalgoorlie

Halls Creek town boundary fire break

Establishment of a permanent fire break next to the Halls Creek town boundary fence.

Shire of Halls Creek

$2,000

Yes

Kalgoorlie

Great Central Road flood proof causeway

Raising of three sections of the Great Central Road to provide all weather access to several outlying Aboriginal communities.

Shire of Laverton

$144,965

No

Kennedy

Diamantina Developmental Road (Bedourie - Boulia) at chainage 177km to 185km

Bedourie has no sealed road access. Funding will enable progressive sealing of the Diamantina Developmental Road from Bedourie to Boulia improving all-weather access on the only north south route between these two towns.

Department of Main Roads

$275,000

No

Kennedy

Blair Gully - Russian Gully flood immunity enhancement

Improvements to the Russian Gully crossing on the Kennedy Highway west of Ravenshoe to reduce damages and the risk to road users in future flood events.

Department of Main Roads

$245,000

No

Leichhardt

Peninsula Developmental Road (Laura - Coen) at Big Coleman River

The Peninsula Developmental Road is the sole road access to Weipa. Funding will upgrade the existing floodway at Big Coleman Creek and improve access in times of flooding to the remote communities of Musgrave, Coen and Weipa.

Department of Main Roads

$159,000

No

Leichhardt

Peninsula Developmental Road (Laura - Coen) at 5 Mile Creek

The Peninsula Developmental Road is the sole road access to Weipa. Funding will upgrade the existing floodway at 5 Mile Creek and improve access in times of flooding to the remote communities of Musgrave, Coen and Weipa.

Department of Main Roads

$160,000

No

Mackellar

Natural Hazard Community Awareness Program (Phase 1)

Development of a community education program about natural disasters to raise awareness and risk preparedness amongst residents and landowners.

Pittwater Council

$3,547

No

Mackellar

Creation of strategic fire advantage zones in the Pittwater area

Creation of strategic fire protection zones between residential dwellings and high fire risk bushland areas to reduce the impact of bushfires.

Pittwater Council

$35,000

No

Mackellar

Collection of landslide data in the Pittwater area

Collection of data to determine landslide likelihood in the Pittwater local government area. The data will assist in the future development of risk management techniques for landslides.

Pittwater Council/Australian Geomechanics Society

$65,000

No

Macquarie

SES community education trailer for the Blue Mountains

Mobile education trailer providing Blue Mountains residents with information about severe storms and how to prepare for them.

Blue Mountains City Council

$10,000

No

Maranoa

Jackson - Wandoan Road (Clark Creek Section)

This section of the Jackson - Wandoan Road is unsealed. Proposed road works will reduce damages and the risk to road users in future flood events.

Department of Main Roads

$125,000

No

McPherson

Decision support tool for the provision of emergency flood information

Development of an automated tool together with appropriate modelling to improve identification of properties and lives at risk during a storm surge or flood.

Gold Coast City Council

$26,667

No

McPherson

Research into storm surge, riverine flooding and the Greenhouse effect

Studies into the joint occurrence of storm surge and riverine flooding, and the Greenhouse effect on rainfall patterns. These studies will provide a more accurate understanding of present and future risk levels.

Gold Coast City Council

$15,000

No

McPherson

Flood improvements of Tallebudgera and Currumbin Creeks

Research into the build up of sand at the mouths of Tallebudgera and Currumbin Creeks, and dredging of sandbars along the creeks to improve the flow of floodwaters and reduce inundation during severe floods.

Gold Coast City Council

$18,333

No

NSW (statewide)

Community services announcements - ‘Help at Hand’

Production of community service announcements for radio and television and other promotional material informing the community of services available in the event of a disaster.

Department of Community Services

$4,700

No

NSW (statewide)

Horse emergency contact database

Contact database for conveying information to horse owners in the event of an emergency especially bushfires.

NSW Agriculture

$50,000

No

NSW (statewide)

Property information for disaster mitigation and management

Development of a client resource information system to store data about rural properties and their owner/occupiers for improved mitigation, preparedness and warning measures in the event of a disaster.

NSW Agriculture

$310,000

No

NSW (statewide)

Community Fire Unit Program

Establishment of 28 additional Community Fire Units to promote community safety and awareness and enable communities to deal with bushfire risk at the local level.

NSW Fire Brigades

$40,000

No

NSW (statewide)

Fire Investigation Management Plan

Development of a Fire Investigation Management Program to more efficiently investigate and record the cause of fires.

NSW Rural Fire Service

$20,000

No

NSW (statewide)

Bushfire Risk Information Management System - on-line mapping

Expansion of the Bushfire Risk Information Management System to include on-line mapping functionality. This will enhance the management of bushfire risk and hazard reduction in NSW through a coordinated multi-agency approach.

NSW Rural Fire Service

$116,667

No

NSW (statewide)

Business continuity guides

Creation of a business continuity toolkit for businesses in flood prone areas.

NSW State Emergency Service

$31,724

No

NSW (statewide)

Improvement of flood warning effectiveness

Development of an enhanced flood intelligence system to improve the understanding and effectiveness of flood warning predictions. Residents of the Georges River Valley will be used in a pilot program.

NSW State Emergency Service

$2,000

Yes

Oxley

Enhancement of Ipswich City Council’s GIS for natural disaster management

Enhancement of Council’s GIS system to include natural disaster management data from the Counter Disaster Committee and Local Disaster Management Group. This will allow improved access to disaster management information by emergency response personnel.

Ipswich City Council

$5,000

No

Oxley

Local disaster management plan for Ipswich

Preparation of a local disaster management plan to improve preparation, response and recovery from natural disasters affecting the Ipswich community.

Ipswich City Council

$5,000

No

Oxley

Gravel road upgrade

Trial of different treatment options to protect gravel roads from flooding. The trial on select roads in the Haigslea, Walloon, Ironbark and Mount Mort areas will determine the most cost effective option for broader application throughout the rest of the city.

Ipswich City Council

$20,000

No

Parramatta

Toongabbie Creek flood mitigation works (Briens Road Culvert)

Culvert modifications to improve the waterway capacity of Toongabbie Creek at Briens Road.

Parramatta City Council

$430,000

No

Paterson

Dungog aerial photographs and GIS mapping

Aerial photographs of the Dungog local government area for inclusion into the GIS systems of Dungong Shire Council and NSW Rural Fire Service to assist in the future management of natural disasters particularly bushfires.

Dungog Shire Council

$1,613

No

Paterson

Creation of asset protection zones in the Corlette, Salamander Bay, Lakeside and Raymond Terrace areas

Creation of fire protection zones between bushland reserves and residential properties in the Corlette, Salamander Bay, Lakeside and Raymond Terrace areas for fire mitigation.

Port Stephens City Council

$37,333

No

Pearce/Forrest/

O’Connor

Emergency Services directories for the Peel East, Avon South, South West Corner and Albany regions

Creation of Emergency Services directories for the Peel East, Avon South, South West Corner and Albany regions of WA. Information includes topographic, cadastral and hydrographic data, power transmission lines, water and gas pipelines, roads and transmission towers, etc.

Department of Land Information

$133,000

No

Queensland (state wide)

Scoping study for a cyclone shelter programme

Identification of suitable buildings in cyclone prone areas of Queensland that could be used to temporarily house people during cyclonic conditions.

Department of Public Works

$3,333

No

Queensland (statewide)

Bushfire buidling materials research

Research into factors affecting vulnerability of residential dwellings in high fire risk areas (eg. siting, terrain, building materials and design issues). A key outcome of this research is the development of a Fire Risk Mitigation Guide for use by consumers and the housing industry.

Department of Public Works

$3,333

No

Queensland (statewide)

Disaster management capability development and implementation project

State wide project aimed at broadening the capacity of local government in disaster management. In particular, supporting a cultural change from disaster response to mitigation including strategic planning and risk assessment. Includes the development of appropriate tools, frameworks and initiatives and improved collaboration between state and local governments.

Local Government Association of Queensland

$63,000

No

Reid

Enhancement of Holroyd City Council’s flood hazard mapping

Further development of Council’s flood hazard data to provide more complete and up to date flood hazard maps.

Holroyd City Council

$8,658

No

Reid

Hampden Road Reserve - flood detention basins

Construction of two flood detention basins to provide protection up to the 1 in 100 year flood event for nearby properties.

Holroyd City Council

$43,800

No

Shortland

Enhancement of Lake Macquarie City Council’s GIS based harzard and flood data

Transfer of existing flood data into Council’s GIS system for improved accessibility by Council and combat agencies such as the State Emergency Service.

Lake Macquarie City Council

$3,333

No

Throsby

Shellharbour bushfire prevention and preparedeness project

Education program targeted to local residents living near bushland reserves to raise awareness about bushfire prevention and preparedness.

Shellharbour City Council

$30,982

No

Throsby

Shellharbour bushfire management project

Development of bushfire management plans for reserves in Albion Park, Blackbutt, Croom, and Mount Warrigal.

Shellharbour City Council

$18,252

No

Victoria (statewide)

Living in the Bush project

This project consists of an integrated suite of communication tools (publication, multimedia display and CD ROM) to improve community awareness and readiness measures for residents living in high bushfire risk areas. It will enable such residents to better prepare them and their homes for a bushfire.

Country Fire Authority

$45,000

Yes

Western

Australia (statewide)

Real-time burnt area and flood mapping

Satellite mapping of flooded or burnt areas across Australia for improved emergency management.

Department of Land Information

$110,000

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Community layout planning for remote Aboriginal communities

Development of guidelines for the inclusion of emergency mitigation requirements into community layout planning for remote Aboriginal communities.

Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA

$16,575

Yes

Wide Bay

Eidsvold to Theodore Road (Mt Steel area)

Eidsvold to Theodore Road is predominantly unsealed. Road works along two sections of this road will improve access in times of flooding for the townships of Cracow and Cloncose.

Department of Main Roads

$149,000

No

    

 Attachment B

Federal

Electorate

Project

Purpose

Key Proponent

Approved

Funding

Completed

Banks

Kelso levee augmentation

Augmentation of two low points in the Kelso levee to provide protection for up to 275 homes in the Panania area from Georges River flooding.

Bankstown City Council

$30,000

No

Barker

Rural Property Addressing System

Undertake a pilot project in the Riverland to develop an implementation strategy for standardised addressing of all rural properties in South Australia.

Department of Administrative and Information Services

$40,000

No

Barker/Grey/

Mayo/

Wakefield

SafeSA Risk Assessment

Conduct a disaster risk assessment and treatment study of all 15 local councils within the Central Local Government Region.

Central Local Government Region of South Australia

$90,000

No

Bass

North Esk River flood warning and data acquisition system

Installation of telemetered river gauges on the North Esk River at Launceston.

Launceston City Council

$35,400

No

Blaxland

Deverall Park detention basin

Construction of a detention basin at Deverall Park to reduce flooding in the surrounding area near Milperra Road.

Bankstown City Council

$200,000

No

Boothby

Mitcham Council Bushfire Risk Assessment Study

Conduct a bushfire risk assessment study and develop a community education strategy and works program for the Mitcham Fire Prone Area.

City of Mitcham

$27,000

No

Braddon

Lower Forth flood evacuation plan implementation measures

Identification of a 1:100 AEP for the Lower Forth Valley (including Forth, Leith, Turners Beach and Ulverstone) and accompanying education programme and evacuation plan.

Central Coast Council

$2,000

No

Brand

Kwinana Beach erosion protection works

Construct rock armoured headlands and undertake sand nourishment to address beach erosion at Kwinana Beach.

City of Rockingham

$130,000

No

Brand/Canning/

Cowan/

remantle/

Hasluck/Pearce

Capturing Small Landholdings Information for Disaster Mitigation and Management

Integrate the Client and Resource Information System and the Rural Street Addressing databases for small landholdings in 12 council areas on Perth’s fringe to improve their quality and effectiveness, so as to facilitate their use in disaster disaster mitigation, response and recovery.

Department of Agriculture WA

$68,000

No

Brisbane/Blair/

Oxley

Brisbane Valley Flood Drainage Minimisation Study

Collaborative regional project that will involve undertaking a flood study of the Brisbane River catchment area. This study provides an ideal opportunity for Federal, State and Local Governments and SEQ Water to work together to optimise the operations of dams so that the significant damage that can occur from flood events is minimised.

Brisbane City Council

$98,500

No

Bruce/Issacs

Greater Dandenong flood study

Flood study of the Greater Dandenong municipality.

City of Greater Dandenong

$50,000

No

Calare/Parkes

Disaster risk management plans

Preparation of disaster risk management plans for each local government area within CENTROC (Bathurst Regional, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Lachlan, Lithgow, Forbes, Mid Western, Oberon, Orange, Parkes, Weddin, Wellington).

Parkes Shire Council

$85,500

No

Capricornia

Dawson Highway - Kianga Creek Bridge

Replacement of the existing lower level timber bridge at Kianga Creek with a 130 metre long concrete bridge providing two traffic lanes and associated approach roadworks. This will mean that the Moura community will not be isolated except in extreme flooding events significantly beyond a once in 50 year flood event.

Department of Main Roads

$250,000

No

Capricornia

Alpha Town Flood Mitigation Study

Identify, analyse and evaluate the impact of flood events on the township of Alpha and will investigate the costs and benefits of various mitigation options.

Jericho Shire Council

$23,333

No

Capricornia/

Kennedy

Flinders Highway - Southern Cross Floodway

Resurface the existing crossing at Southern Cross Floodway to increase the crossings resilience to water inundation from flooding.

Department of Main Roads

$95,000

No

Capricornia/

Maranoa

Clermont-Alpha Road - May Creek Approaches

Construct earth levees upstream to channel floodwaters to the creek and to culverts to allow the road at May Creek to withstand scouring by floodwaters and still remain passable.

Department of Main Roads

$123,000

No

Cowan

Community and Fire Safety education days

Conduct Community and Fire Safety education days in Emerald Valley, Carabooda and Seatrees Estate, Two Rocks to raise community awareness about bushfires.

City of Wanneroo

$3,040

No

Cowper

Upper Kalang River flood study

Flood study of the Upper Kalang River including Brierfield, Sunny Corner, Scotchman, Kooroowi and Kalang.

Bellingen Shire Council

$25,000

No

Cowper

Dorrigo flood study

Flood hazard and risk study for Dorrigo township.

Bellingen Shire Council

$25,000

No

Cunningham

Bushfire asset protection zones

Establishment of asset protection zones along the urban - bushland interface of the Wollongong local government area.

Wollongong City Council

$360,000

No

Cunningham

Towradgi Creek - footbridge at Coolong Crescent

Raising of the Coolong Crescent footbridge in Wollongong to increase the waterway capacity and reduce flood levels upstream.

Wollongong City Council

$83,333

No

Cunningham

Hewitts Creek - sediment basin at Hobart Street

Construction of a sediment basin at Hobart Street, Wollongong to prevent culverts and bridges becoming blocked with debris during floods.

Wollongong City Council

$60,000

No

Cunningham

Hewitts Creek - flow path at the Esplanade

Construction of an overland flow path to relieve trapped floodwaters that collect in a low point in the Esplanande, Wollongong.

Wollongong City Council

$15,000

No

Cunningham/

Lyne/Calare/

Farrer

Floodsafe guides for NSW communities

Production of locally-customised FloodSafe gudes for 6 flood affected NSW communities (Wollongong, Taree, Wingham, Harrington/Coopernook, Georges River (Sydney), Bathurst, Corowa).

NSW State Emergency Service

$30,000

No

Dawson

Molongle Creek Drainage Catchment Flood Study

Study to identify, analyse and evaluate the effects of flooding on the Molongle Creek catchment and will involve the development of mitigation options.

Bowen Shire Council

$30,000

No

Denison

Hobart major rivulets flood warning and action plan

Installation of new flood warning system instrumentation and development of flood action plans for Sandy Bay Rivulet, Hobart Rivulet and New Town Rivulet.

Hobart City Council

$26,000

No

Denison/Bass/

Braddon

Urban landslide hazard maps

Landslide hazard maps of Hobart, Launceston and the northwest coast area between Burnie and Devonport.

Mineral Resources Tasmania

$81,992

No

Dickson

Pine Rivers Bushfire AGRECON

Purchase pilot subscription to AGRECON internet-based satellite remote sensing site which will allow Council to determine soil moisture vegetation type and dryness of vegetation, and assist Council to allocate fire mitigation resources. The use of AGRECON forms part of the Council’s Bushfire safe project which is a holistic approach to bushfire mitigation.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$2,000

No

Dickson

Pine Rivers - Bushfire Resource Mapping

Purchase hardware, software and training for the set up of a GIS/GPS system capable of mapping fire related geo-spatial information. This equipment will allow the mapping of asset protection zones on managed land, accessible fire fighting water supplies on managed land, fire trails on public and private land, possible helicopter landing areas as well as the creation of registers for water points, fire trails and asset protection zones on crown and council public land.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$5,000

No

Dickson

Terrors Creek Flood Mitigation Project

Identify, analyse and evaluate flood mitigation options for Terrors Creek to find a preferred scheme to reduce the impact of flooding in Dayboro.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$13,333

No

Dickson

Extreme Flood Event Modelling of the Pine River and Hays Inlet Catchment

Investigate, analyse and assess the effects of extreme flood events on the Pine River and Hays Inlet catchment. Develop flood inundation and risk hazard maps, development controls, emergency planning and flood mitigation strategies as part of this study.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$35,000

No

Dickson

Pine Rivers - Bushfire Breaks

Provide fire trails and asset protection zones in bushland reserves identified as being high and medium hazard. The project will involve identifying hazard bushland reserves, developing reserve fire management plans and creating an asset protection zone register.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$33,333

No

Dickson

Pine Rivers - Bushfire Smart

Training for Rural Fire Service personnel to deliver and facilitate bushfire community education by each brigade undertaking 2 to 3 street meetings a year at locations identified in the Bush Fire Management Plan.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$5,000

No

Dickson

Pine Rivers - Bushfire Signage

Provide clear signage for all fire trails and water points on public land areas to increase the safety and efficiency of fire fighting operations and maximise the response of emergency services to fires.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$666

No

Dickson

Mt Nebo Evacuation Area and Warning Siren

Investigate the feasibility of providing an evacuation area and siren warning system in Mt Nebo village.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$3,333

No

Eden-Monaro

Bushfire asset protection zones

Construction of asset protection zones in high risk areas including the eastern escarpment of Queanbeyan and Mount Jerrabomberra to enhance the safety of residents in these areas.

Greater Queanbeyan City Council

$44,166

No

Eden-Monaro

Community vulnerability study

Detailed community vulnerability assessment of the urban and semi rural areas surrounding Queanbeyan, rural villages of Bungendore, Captain’s Flat and Braidwood and surrounding rural areas.

Greater Queanbeyan City Council

$3,333

No

Fairfax

Fire Management Plans in Noosa Shire Council coastal bushland reserves

Develop site specific fire management plans for 10 coastal bushland reserves under Council management having the highest bushfire hazard rating.

Noosa Shire Council

$21,667

No

Fairfax/Fisher

Maroochy Flood Mitigation Study

Produce a database of flood damage curves and link to GIS systems to derive potential flood damage costs for the Shire. This information would contribute to prioritising flood mitigation strategies across the Shire.

Maroochy Shire Council

$13,333

No

Fairfax/Fisher

Maroochy Flood Mitigation Software

Purchase two-dimensional hydraulic modelling software (Water Ride), installation costs, training and data population to undertake analyses arising in the previously approved Maroochy River Flood Study.

Maroochy Shire Council

$8,333

No

Fairfax/Fisher

Maroochy Flood Mitigation Warning System

Identify locations and install additional rainfall and stream gauges. A central recording system backup for the flood emergency centre which houses the flood monitoring central computer system will also be purchased.

Maroochy Shire Council

$62,500

No

Farrer

Edward-Wakool Rivers (Deniliquin to Liewah) floodplain risk management study and plan

Floodplain risk management study and plan of the Edward-Wakool Rivers floodplain from Deniliquin to Liewah Station. Includes the towns of Deniliquin, Wakool, Moulamein and Barham.

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources

$140,000

No

Farrer

Implementation of rural addressing

Standardised addressing of rural properties in the Jerilderie local government area.

Jerilderie Shire Council

$18,000

No

Farrer

UHF repeater upgrade - Mt Youngal

Upgrading of the UHF Repeater at Mt Youngal to improve reliability and performance. The UHF Repeater is the only form of common contact in this isolated area of Kosciuszko National Park.

Tumbarumba Shire Council

$5,000

No

Flinders

Acquisition of residential land in the Mornington Peninsula National Park

Acquisition of four privately owned lots of land in the Mornington Peninsula National Park that are susceptible to significant wildfire threat.

Department of Sustainability and Environment

$100,000

No

Forrest

Bunbury Emergency Risk Management, Planning and Recovery Management Project

Further develop a working Emergency Risk Management planning document to include a wider range of risks and treatment options. A second stage will develop and introduce effective recovery management planning. The project will also have some applicability to neighbouring councils in the Greater Bunbury Area.

City of Bunbury

$7,500

No

Fowler

Lower Prospect Creek voluntary house raising scheme

Demolition and re-building of two properties in Canley Vale (4 Fraser Road and 11 Mooore Street) subject to flooding from Prospect Creek.

Fairfield City Council

$54,000

No

Fowler

Canley Heights overland flood study

Detailed overland flood hazard and risk study for the suburbs of Canley Vale and Canley Heights.

Fairfield City Council

$30,000

No

Franklin

Meehan Range bushfire study

Bushfire management study of the Meehan Range region including the towns of Risdon Vale and Cambridge.

Clarence City Council

$15,000

No

Franklin

Geeveston floodplain mapping

Floodplain mapping of the Kermandie River at Geeveston.

Huon Valley Council

$17,333

No

Gilmore

Shoalhaven coastal hazard studies and management plan

Preparation of detailed coastal hazard studies and management plan for the Shoalhaven coastline.

Shoalhaven City Council

$150,000

No

Gilmore

Emergency risk management plan

Development of an emergency risk management plan for the Shoalhaven local government area.

Shoalhaven City Council

$10,000

No

Gilmore

Flood alert system - St Georges Basin

Extension of the Shoalhaven River flood alert system to include St Georges Basin (installation of additional rainfall and river recorders).

Shoalhaven City Council

$20,000

No

Greater Perth and South West Corner

electorates

Visual determination of fuel loads

Develop a manual to identify the fuel load of various vegetation types in the northern jarrah forest rural / urban interface, Swan Coastal Plain, Geraldton Sand Plain and the Leuwin Ridge.

Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA

$11,760

No

Greater Perth electorates

Disaster mitigation support data - building footprints dataset

Update and validate the Greater Perth buildings footprints dataset.

Department of Land Information

$49,000

No

Greater Sydney electorates

Community Fire Unit Program

Establishment of 15 community fire units in Sydney and surrounds to promote community safety and awareness and enable communities to deal with bushfire risk at the local level.

NSW Fire Brigades

$250,000

No

Grey

Oodnadatta Airport Upgrade

Upgrade the Oodnadatta airport for 24-hour all-weather access (repair runway, seal apron and taxiways, and replace lighting).

Outback Areas Community Development Trust

$92,000

No

Groom

Toowoomba Escarpment Bushfire Risk Mitigation Project

Acquisition of land and the construction of fire trails to substantially reduce the threat of wildfire in escarpment bushland parks and adjoining land to provide increased capacity for fire mitigation and containment.

Toowoomba City Council

$240,000

No

Gwydir

Emergency risk management study

Emergency risk management study of natural hazards in the Castlereagh River Catchment centred on Coonamble.

Coonamble Shire Council

$6,000

No

Gwydir

Coonamble levee bank audit

Audit to confirm both the height and structural adequacy of the Coonamble levee bank.

Coonamble Shire Council

$36,666

No

Gwydir

Rural addressing of Coonamble Shire

Addressing of rural properties in Coonamble Shire consistent with Australian standards and the rest of NSW.

Coonamble Shire Council

$35,000

No

Gwydir

Narrabri-Wee Waa floodplain management remedial works investigation

Investigation of works and modifications required for the management of floodwaters in and around Wee Waa.

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources

$90,000

No

Gwydir

Emergency risk management study

Emergency risk management study of natural hazards in the Namoi River Catchment centred on Gunnedah.

Gunnedah Shire Council

$12,000

No

Gwydir

Rural addressing and geocoding in Wellington

Standardised addressing and geocoding of rural properties in the Wellington local government area.

Wellington Council

$40,000

No

Gwydir/New

England/

Parkes

FloodSafe guides - central and north west NSW

Production of locally-customised FloodSafe gudes for 11 flood affected communities of central and north west NSW (Narrabri, Wee Waa, Wellington, Warren, Dubbo, Gunnedah, Quirindi, Manilla, Moree/Pallamallawa, Mungindi and Tamworth).

NSW State Emergency Service

$20,800

No

Herbert

Upgrade of Special Needs Evacuation Centre for Townsville and Thuringowa

Upgrading of the Assembly Hall of Ignatius Park Christian Brother Secondary College which has been identified as the evacuation centre for residents and staff that may need to be evacuated in a natural disaster event from their beachside Aged Peoples Nursing Home. The works required to the building include the upgrade of the switchboard and other ancillary electrical work so that power can be supplied by a generator, the installation of supermesh screens to windows and the upgrading of power to the kitchen.

Townsville City Council

$30,070

No

Hindmarsh

Adelaide Airport Drain Upgrade

Enlarge the Adelaide Airport Drain from May Terrace to West Beach Road and undertake associated works to cater for increased flows in the drain. These works will improve e drainage and reduce flood risk to both upstream and downstream suburbs, and to Adelaide Airport.

City of West Torrens

$752,000

No

Hughes/

Cunningham

Landslide and flood risk and hazard management along the South Coast rail corridor

Improve landslide hazard and risk assessment and management along the South Coast rail corridor through enhanced monitoring and prediction methods.

RailCorp NSW

$200,000

No

Hume

Wollondilly River and Mulwaree Chain of Ponds flood mitigation measures

Voluntary purchase of flood prone properties in Goulburn.

Greater Argyle Council

$200,000

No

Hunter

Building community capacity for flood safety in Maitland and the Hunter Valley

Development of a community education strategy and campaign for Maitland and other flood-affected towns in the Hunter Valley to increase community awareness and understanding of flood risk.

Hunter-Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority

$53,000

No

Hunter/

Paterson

Emergency risk management plan

Develoopment of a combined emergency risk management plan for the Cessnock, Dungog, Maitland and Port Stephens local government areas.

Lower Hunter Emergency Management Committee

$45,000

No

Hunter/

Paterson

Gywdir/New

England/

Newcastle

FloodSafe guides for the NSW Hunter Valley

Production of locally-customised FloodSafe gudes for 11 flood affected communities in the NSW Hunter Valley (Maitland, Raymond Terrace, Singleton, Denman, Murrurundi, Scone, Muswellbrook, Dungog, Aberdeen, Hexham, Goulburn River).

NSW State Emergency Service

$12,300

No

Indi

Fifteen Mile Creek Floodplain Management and Avulsion Management Study (Stage 2)

Floodplain and avulsion management study of Fifteen Mile Creek from Glenrowan to Wangaratta.

North East Catchment Management Authority

$48,000

No

Kalgoorlie

Ponton Creek Causeway, Trans Access Road (design only)

Upgrading of the Ponton Creek causeway on the Trans Access Road to minimise future damages and improve access to numerous pastoral stations in the Rawlinna area and the Tjuntjtuntjarra Aboriginal Community.

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

$5,000

No

Kalgoorlie

FESA Indigenous Community Risk Management Officer

Establish a Community Risk Management position to implement the Indigenous Emergency Risk Management Training Package, which will deliver training and complete risk assessments within high risk remote Indigenous communities in the Pilbara and Kimberley.

Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA

$63,970

No

Kalgoorlie

North West Coastal Highway - Robe River flood mitigation works

Reinstate and improve the North West Coastal Highway at Robe River which was severely damaged in March 2004 as a result of tropical cyclone Monty and subsequent flooding. Works include floodway upgrades and road protection works, bridge widening and strengthening.

Main Roads Western Australia

$800,000

No

Kalgoorlie

Nanutarra - Munjina Road. Floodway and bridge damage mitigation works (Gascoyne Region)

The Nanutarra-Munjina Road was damaged by extensive flooding as a result of tropical cyclone Monty in March 2004. Reinstatement works have been completed but improvements are required to prevent similar damage in future events. Works include floodway upgrades and road protection works, reconstruction and upgrading of the Duck Creek and Beasley River bridges.

Main Roads Western Australia

$125,000

No

Kalgoorlie

Onslow evacuation centre

Construct a purpose built evacuation centre in Onslow.

Shire of Ashburton

$200,000

No

Kennedy

Atherton Tablelands Wildfire Mitigation Project

Fire hazard mapping, mapping of fire tracks and fire breaks, development of a mobile solution for controlled burns and responses to incidents, and the establishment of a central data warehouse for the Atherton Tablelands.

Atherton Shire Council

$55,457

No

Kennedy

Burke Developmental Road - Trimbles Crossing to Whip Handle

Upgrading of the existing floodway from Whip Handle grid to Trimble’s Crossing (109km west of Chillagoe) which will improve all weather access and reduce the time of closure on the access route into this region during flood events.

Department of Main Roads

$250,000

No

Kennedy

Burke Developmental Road - Gilbert River Culverts

Install culverts on a skewed alignment to prevent damage that is currently being caused during flood events.

Department of Main Roads

$150,000

No

Kennedy/

Herbert

Western Road Condition Signage

Supply and install 4 road condition signs at key locations (3 at Charters Towers and 1 at Townsville). These signs will provide information to motorists so they can make informed decisions with regard to travel plans. Information displayed will include road closures and load restrictions.

Department of Main Roads

$151,000

No

Leichhardt

North Qld Strategy Report into a Natural Disaster Mitigation Program

Study major Gulf and Peninsula roads to identify low lying sections subject to frequent inundation, and to develop, cost and prioritise cost effective remedial works.

Department of Main Roads

$40,000

No

Leichhardt

Peninsula Developmental Road - Carroll Creek crossing

Replace the existing bed level crossing and steep approaches at Carroll Creek (16kms south of Musgrave) with a higher level drainage structure. This will improve all weather access and reduce the time of closure on the only road access route into this Queensland region.

Department of Main Roads

$125,000

No

Leichhardt

Peninsula Developmental Road - Unnamed Creek crossing (Ch149.6 km)

Replace the existing bed level crossing and steep approaches at Unnamed Creek (10.7kms south of Musgrave) with a higher level drainage structure. This will improve all weather access and reduce the time of closure on the only road access route into this Queensland region.

Department of Main Roads

$125,000

No

Leichhardt

Peninsula Developmental Road - Red Blanket Creek crossing

Replace the existing bed level crossing and steep approaches at Red Blanket Creek (12.1kms south of Musgrave) with a higher level drainage structure. This will improve all weather access and reduce the time of closure on the only road access route into this Queensland region.

Department of Main Roads

$62,500

No

Leichhardt

Peninsula Developmental Road - 10 Mile Creek crossing

Replace the existing bed level crossing and steep approaches at 10 Mile Creek (16kms north of Musgrave) with a higher level drainage structure. This will improve all weather access and reduce the time of closure on the only road access route into this Queensland region.

Department of Main Roads

$250,000

No

Lyne

Floodplain terrain modelling

Floodplain terrain modelling of the Greater Taree area using airborne laser scanning.

Greater Taree City Council

$33,000

No

Lyne

Wrights Creek flood study and management plan

Detailed flood study and management plan for Wrights Creek, Port Macquarie.

Hastings Council

$22,000

No

Lyne

Improved flood access for Dunbogan - feasibility study

Feasibility study, preliminary design and analysis of two options to improve road access to and from Dunbogan during flooding (ie. raise existing road or construct an alternate access route).

Hastings Council

$10,000

No

Lyne/Richmond

Camden Haven flood markers

Establishment of flood markers in Camden Haven to raise community awareness and improve flood warning.

Hastings Council

$8,000

No

Lyons

Lower George flood mitigation project

Rock armouring protection works on a bend of the George River north of St Helens.

Break O’Day Council

$98,000

No

Lyons

Styx River slip road study

Feasibility study to consider options for an alternative access route to the Bushy Park community during times of water inundation of the Styx River Bridge and its approach roads.

Derwent Valley Council

$3,333

No

Mackellar

Avalon detention basin

Construction of a detention basin at Avalon Golf Course near The Crescent to reduce effects of Careel Creek flooding on Avalon shops and downstream residences.

Pittwater Council

$80,000

No

Mackellar

Howell Close detention basin and North Arm flood bypass

Investigation and feasibility of flood protection works within the Newport Beach catchment. Works include a detention basin near Howell Close, flood bypass tunnel and improvements to flowpaths along North Arm.

Pittwater Council

$53,333

No

Mackellar

Urban disaster-ready awareness programme

Flood education and awareness programme for the Pittwater local government area focussing on the Newport Beach catchment.

Pittwater Council

$15,000

No

Mackellar

South Creek flood plain risk management study and plan

Preparation of a floodplain risk management study and plan for South Creek, Cromer.

Warringah Council

$25,000

No

Mackellar

Fire regime management plans

Preparation of fire regime management plans for 7 bushland reserves (Allenby Park, Beacon Hill; Dee Why Lagoon Wildlife Refuge; Jamieson Park, Narrabeen; Manly Dam, Manly Vale; JJ Melbourne Hills Memorial Reserve; Forestville Park, Forestville; Anembo Reserve, Duffys Forest).

Warringah Council

$30,000

No

Maranoa

Erosion of Burke River Bank (Bedourie-Boulia Road)

Study into the river system and methods of management for the prevention and control of erosion and the construction of erosion control structures.

Boulia Shire Council

$40,000

No

Maranoa

Diamantina Developmental Road - Quilpie-Windorah Flood Mitigation

Installation of concrete margins on the downstream side of the road on flood prone sections and on the upstream and downstream sides of floodways, bridges and culverts which are more prone to higher velocity and quantities of water near the major waterways.

Department of Main Roads

$250,000

No

Maranoa/

Kennedy

Diamantina Developmental Road - Lower Limestone Creek culverts

Add additional culvert cells and raise the road embankment level by approximately one metre, 8.1-8.8 km north of Boulia, to improve flood immunity and trafficability.

Department of Main Roads (inconjunction with Boulia Shire)

$250,000

No

Mayo

Upper Onkaparinga Flood Risk Assessment and Strategic Options Study

Following on from the Upper Onkaparinga Floodplain Mapping Study, undertake detailed flood risk assessments, and develop strategic treatment options.

Onkaparinga Catchment Water Management Board

$25,000

No

Mitchell/

Parramatta

Bushfire incident control lines

Creation of bushfire incident control lines in Excelsior Reserve (Bidjigal), Fred Caterson Reserve, Hunts Creek Reserve, Glenhaven corridors and Toongabbie Creek corridors to offer protection to homes, community facilities and infrastructure bordering on these reserves.

Baulkham Hills Shire Council

$45,000

No

Mitchell/

Parramatta

Flood Safe: Building Support of the Local Council and Community

Flood awareness programme for residents of central western Sydney including Baulkham Hills, Blacktown, Holroyd and Parramatta.

Upper Parramatta Catchment Trust

$30,000

No

Murray

Lower Goulburn Floodplain Rehabilitation project

Relocation of levees that are causing hydraulic constriciton and/or are too close to the river banks.

Department of Sustainability and Environment

$250,000

No

Murray

Numurkah floodplain management study

Floodplain management study of Numurkah township.

Moira Shire Council

$27,500

No

Murray

Torrumbarry Gunbower floodplain risk management study

Floodplain risk management study of the River Murray between Torrumbarry and Gunbower.

North Central Catchment Management Authority

$12,000

No

New England

Peel River floodplain remodelling

Remodelling of the Peel River floodplain to provide a more accurate picture of the floodplain following the construction of several mitigation measures.

Tamworth Regional Council

$10,000

No

New England

Tamworth flood warning system - ALERT upgrade

Upgrade of the Tamworth flood warning system to an ALERT system (installation of software and radio telemetry).

Tamworth Regional Council

$65,000

No

New England

Kootingal flood station

Installation of an additional river station on the Cockburn River at Kootingal.

Tamworth Regional Council

$15,000

No

New England

Nundle flood and floodplain risk management study

Preparation of a flood and floodplain risk management study of Nundle for the future development of a floodplain risk management plan.

Tamworth Regional Council

$13,333

No

New England

Woolomin village flood and floodplain risk management study

Preparation of a flood and floodplain risk management study of Woolomin village for the future development of a floodplain risk management plan.

Tamworth Regional Council

$11,666

No

NSW (statewide)

NSW Flood Database (Stage 1 - feasibility and scoping study)

Feasibility and scopying study to determine the most appropriate and cost effective GIS based flood database system for NSW.

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources

$20,000

No

NSW (statewide)

NSW Coastal Hazard Definition Database (Stage 1 - archive and preparation of electronic database)

Development of a consolidated electronic database containing coastal hazard data for NSW.

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources

$40,000

No

NSW (statewide)

Many Languages - disaster recovery information for culturally and linguistically diverse communities

Translation of existing English language brochures detailing disaster recovery services in NSW into Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Macedonian, Turkish and Vietnamese.

NSW Department of Community Services

$14,195

No

NSW (statewide)

Emergency management defensive and evacuation planning for animal holding establishments

Production of a guide to assist animal holding establishments such as veterinary clinics, horse studs, boarding kennels and catteries develop defensive and evacuation plans.

NSW Department of Primary Industries

$13,750

No

NSW (statewide)

Fire trail register

Enhancement of the Bushfire Risk Information Management System (BRIMS) to include a fire trail register.

NSW Rural Fire Service

$70,000

No

NSW (statewide)

Bushfire hazard and risk assessment methodology study

Research and development of an enhanced methodology for bushfire hazard and risk assessment.

NSW Rural Fire Service

$15,000

No

NSW (statewide)

Improvement of flood warning effectiveness

Further development of an enhanced flood intelligence system to improve the understanding and effectiveness of flood warning predictions - Statewide extension of a pilot programme conducted in the Georges River Valley.

NSW State Emergency Service

$11,666

No

NSW (statewide)

AGS Landslide Taskforce guidelines

Development of guidelines for landslide hazard zoning and management and maintenance of properties subject to landslide hazard.

Sydney Coastal Councils Group

$100,000

No

NSW (statewide)

AGS Landslide Risk Management Practice Note

Development of guidelines (practice note) for landslide risk assessment and management of proposed development in landslide prone areas.

Sydney Coastal Councils Group

$20,000

No

NSW Eastern Seaboard

Electorates

Emergency response plans for hobby farmers and rural residential landholders

Development of local emergency response plans for communities of hobby farmers and rural residential landholders (pilot programme in the North Coast, South Coast, Hunter, Western Sydney and Southern Sydney/Southern Highlands regions).

NSW Department of Primary Industries

$29,753

No

O’Connor

Wagin floodplain management study

Identify, analyse and evaluate the risks to the community associated with flooding in Wagin township, and develop a Flood Management Plan.

Department of Environment

$15,000

No

O’Connor

Bushfire Build Safe Seminar 2004

Conduct the 2004 Bushfire Build Safe Seminar in Denmark. The seminar is intended to increase knowledge about building requirements and standards in bushfire prone areas and encourage better building design and location.

Shire of Denmark

$2,700

No

Oxley/Blair

Ipswich City Council - Enhancement of GIS for Natural Disaster Management

Expansion of the Council’s GIS to include disaster management issues. This will involve adding records of the current Counter Disaster Committee and the new Local Disaster Management Group to the GIS. These will include the locations and capability of all emergency response resources, community resources and records of jobs undertaken in response to natural disaster events.

Ipswich City Council

$15,000

No

Oxley/Blair

Ipswich City Council - Preparation of Local Disaster Management Plan

Prepare the Ipswich Disaster Mitigation Plan, incorporating a number of the disaster mitigation and preparedness treatment strategies contained within the Ipswich Natural Disaster Mitigation Plan, as well as reviewing the operational components of the current Ipswich Counter Disaster Plan.

Ipswich City Council

$5,000

No

Oxley/Blair

Ipswich City Council - Gravel Road Upgrade

Upgrade two sections of gravel road which have suffered significant damage on a recurring basis as trial projects. The proposed treatments will comprise various forms of protection to the downstream face of road embankment and other ancillary works to reduce overtopping impacts. The two locations will enable subsequent decisions to be made about the most cost effective treatment and its wider application throughout the City.

Ipswich City Council

$180,000

No

Oxley/Blair

Flood forecasting system for Ipswich

Purchase of hardware and software to capture information from the Bureau of Meteorology’s (BOM) ALERT warning stations together with real time data verification, and develop a flood forecasting model based on the existing RAFTS hydrological model. This information will allow more detailed and earlier information regarding flood forecasting than is possible from the BOM warnings alone in order to assist with decisions as to activation of the Local Disaster Plan.

Ipswich City Council

$20,000

No

Page

Coastal zone management study and plan

Preparation of a management plan to address the threat of coastal erosion caused by severe storms and cyclones to communities at Lennox Head and Patches Beach.

Ballina Shire Council

$53,300

No

Page

Ardent Street drain outlet rehabilitation

Rehabilitation of the Ardent Street drain outlet to ensure the integrity of the South Grafton levee system.

Clarence Valley Council

$30,000

No

Page

Emergency risk management plan

Development of an emergency risk management plan for the Lismore local government area (including villages, urban areas and rural land sharing communities).

Lismore City Council

$20,413

No

Page

Richmond River floodplain study

Identification and mapping of high risk flood affected rural areas in the Richmond River floodplain. Includes incorporation of data into a GIS system.

Richmond River County Council

$31,333

No

Page

Emergency risk management plan

Development of an emergency risk management plan for the Richmond Valley local government area.

Richmond Valley Council

$7,000

No

Page

Flood emergency management project

Implementation of mitigation measures identified in the Casino and Mid Richmond floodplain risk management study and plans. Includes flood warning, emergency planning and community awareness programmess for Casino, Coraki, Woodburn, Rileys Hill and Broadwater.

Richmond Valley Council

$100,000

No

Parkes

Emergency risk management study

Emergency risk management study of natural hazards in the Central Darling local government area. Includes the towns of Wilcannia, Menindee, Ivanhoe and White Cliffs.

Central Darling Shire Council

$8,325

No

Parkes

Emergency risk management study

Emergency risk management study of natural hazards in the Macquarie River Catchment centred on Dubbo.

Dubbo City Council

$12,000

No

Parkes

Aerial photographs and GIS mapping

Aerial photographs of the Forbes local government area for inclusion into Council’s GIS mapping system improving the management of future flood events.

Forbes Shire Council

$26,366

No

Parkes

Rural flood study of the Lachlan River at Condobolin

Detailed flood study of the rural areas surrounding Condobolin affected by flooding from the Lachlan River.

Lachlan Shire Council

$20,000

No

Parkes

Emergency risk management study

Emergency risk management study of natural hazards in the Macquarie River Catchment centred on Narromine.

Narromine Shire Council

$10,000

No

Parramatta

Toongabbie Creek flood mitigation works (Briens Road Culvert)

Culvert modifications to improve the waterway capacity of Toongabbie Creek at Briens Road.

Parramatta City Council

$138,333

No

Parramatta

Wentworthville voluntary purchase

Voluntary purchase of 2 properties in Wentworthville subject to flooding from Toongabbie Creek.

Parramatta City Council

$280,000

No

Paterson

Bulahdelah flood warning system

Installation of a new ALERT river station on the Myall River upstream from Bulahdelah.

Great Lakes Council

$6,075

No

Paterson

Wallis Lake flood warning system

Installation of an additional water level recorder on Wallis Lake to obtain true representation of wind/wave climate on lake.

Great Lakes Council

$6,075

No

Patterson

Emergency risk management study and disaster mitigation strategy

Comprehensive emergency risk management study and disaster mitigation strategy for the Great Lakes, Greater Taree and Gloucester region.

Gloucester Shire Council

$39,999

No

Pearce/Forrest/

O’Connor

Emergency Services directories for the Peel East, Avon South, South West Corner and Albany regions

Create Emergency Services directories for the Peel East, Avon South, South West Corner and Albany regions of WA. Information includes topographic, cadastral and hydrographic data, power transmission lines, water and gas pipelines, roads and transmission towers, etc.

Department of Land Information

$200,000

No

Port Adelaide

Le Fevre Peninsula Risk Study

Undertake a multi-hazard risk assessment of the LeFevre Peninsula.

City of Port Adelaide Enfield

$60,000

No

Port Adelaide

Little Para River Overflow Channel

Constructi an off-take weir and associated works to complete the Little Para River overflow channel.

City of Salisbury

$86,000

No

Port Adelaide

Parafield Airport West Drain

Enlarge and upgrade the Parafield Airport west drain to improve flow capacity and reduce flooding in the surrounding area.

City of Salisbury

$72,000

No

Queensland (statewide)

Bushfire Building Materials Research

Evaluate issues impacting on residential dwellings in high fire risk areas. A Fire Risk Mitigation Guide will be developed as a result of this research and will be supplied to the Housing Industry and consumers in a Web format to direct the building orientation and construction of the dwelling giving consideration to local site characteristics to minimise bushfire impacts.

Department of Public Works

$43,333

No

Queensland (statewide)

Scoping Study for a Cyclone Shelter Program

Identify public and private buildings in all areas prone to cyclonic weather which are suitable and code compliant (or can be upgraded) to be used to temporarily house community members during cyclonic conditions. The project will also include investigating the costs associated with the potential construction of new buildings and the development of a strategy and implementation plan for the provision of cyclone shelters.

Department of Public Works

$30,000

No

Queensland (statewide)

LGAQ Disaster Management, Capability Development and Implementation Project

Conduct a study as a means to increase the capacity of Local Government to respond to corporate planning, risk assessment and disaster mitigation. The project will focus on the development of resources and tools shifting the paradigm from response to include strategic planning for disasters and the development of frameworks for ensuring priority risks are assessed and funded for the best social and economic outcomes.

Local Government Association Queensland

$63,000

No

Queensland Eastern Seaboard Electorates

Local Government Storm Tide Mapping Project

Produce purpose designed storm tide emergency management maps to a common standard for all Queensland coastal communities with a storm tide risk. These maps are essential to effectively prepare communities for, and manage, evacuations.

Department of Emergency Services

$47,750

No

Queensland South East Corner

Electorates

South East Queensland Disaster Communications Project: Promoting Safe, Sustainable Communities

Develop and implement a strategic framework to support regionally consistent educational and early warning strategies for disaster-prone communities. It will include the incorporation of the needs of all key providers and spheres of government and will address all phases of a disaster from planning and preparation to response and recovery.

Brisbane City Council

$69,000

No

Richmond

Cape Byron Sand Lobe - sand extraction feasibility study

Scoping study to assess the feasibility of extracting sand from the Cape Byron Sand Lobe to protect beachfront property, private dwellings and public infrastructure at Byron Bay-Belongil and New Brighton from coastal erosion caused by storm events.

Byron Shire Council

$25,000

No

Richmond

Tweed Valley community flood awareness programme

Flood awareness programme for residents of the Tweed Valley. Includes a media campaign, installation of flood markers and preparation of pamphlets and web site.

Tweed Shire Council

$15,000

No

Riverina

Hillston levee (design)

Design of a levee system to protect Hillston from flooding of the Lachlan River.

Carrathool Shire Council

$16,000

No

Riverina

Ardlelthan flood study

Flood study of Ardlethan township and surrounding areas.

Coolamon Shire Council

$20,000

No

Riverina

Wagga Wagga levee and river bank rehabilitation works

Levee and river bank rehabilitation works along the Murrumbidgee River between Small Street and the Wagga Wagga Tourist Information Centre to stabilise the levee and prevent failure or collapse.

Wagga Wagga City Council

$250,000

No

Riverina

Eastern Industrial levee - feasibility and environmental assessment

Study to assess the feasibility and environmental impact of the construction of Eastern Industrial levee.

Wagga Wagga City Council

$20,000

No

Robertson

Rainfall data collection system

Installation of up to 14 automatic rainfall stations throughout the Gosford City area from Wamberal in the north to Patonga in the south.

Gosford City Council

$23,225

No

Robertson

Terrigal Grassland Avenue Catchment flood mitigation works

Flood mitigation works to improve flood protection for 18 residential dwellings in Grassland Avenue and surrounding streets.

Gosford City Council

$166,000

No

Robertson

Showground Road voluntary purchase

Voluntary purchase and demolition of 1 property in Gosford (162 Showground Road) subject to flooding from Narara Creek.

Gosford City Council

$220,000

No

South Australia (statewide)

Digital Elevation Model for South Australia

Develop a state wide high resolution Digital Elevation Model to assist in identifying and modelling risks to communities.

CSIRO Land and Water

$87,000

No

South Australia (statewide)

Mobile Post-Disaster Livestock Carcass Crematorium

Undertake a feasibility study to investigate options for a mobile stock disposal system that can be employed at any site in the State after a natural disaster.

Primary Industries and Resources South Australia

$3,000

No

South Australia (statewide)

Community Safety Facilitators Leadership Forum

Conduct a one-day seminar in Adelaide involving a broad cross section of community safety facilitators in South Australia to develop community facilitation and engagement techniques.

SA Fire and Emergency Services Commission

$9,000

No

South Australia (statewide)

Flood Awareness, Flood Warning and Response in South Australia

Review and update the 5-Year Flood Warning Development Plan and prioritise required improvements.

South Australian Flood Warning Consultative Committee

$32,000

No

Tasmania (statewide)

Bailey Bridge stock upgrade

Upgrading of existing Bailey Bridge stock and purchase of additional components to provide temporary crossings when permanent bridges are lost due to flood or bushfire.

Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources

$20,000

No

Tasmania (statewide)

Disaster Alert - community warning and information web site

Development of a natural disaster hazard website providing Tasmanian’s with up to date information about current events (nature, severity, geographical location, road closures, etc).

Department of Police and Public Safety

$33,000

No

Tasmania (statewide)

Engaging the Community - Floods and You

Statewide strategy to improve community awareness and preparedness for floods. Focuses on high flood risk areas of the State.

Tasmanian Flood Warning Consultative Committee

$6,667

No

Tasmania (statewide)

Forging Links - Emergency Management and Local Government

Printing and distribution of the Forging Links - Emergency Management and Local Government information kit to all local governments in the State.

Tasmanian State Emergency Service and Local Govt Assoc of Tasmania

$5,560

No

Victoria (statewide)

Victorian Flood Data dataset infill project

Updating of the Victorian Flood Data dataset to include details of recently completed flood related studies.

Department of Sustainability and Environment

$28,000

No

Victoria (statewide)

Fire mitigation through community partnerships

Development of a community education and engagement strategy for bushfire management.

Department of Sustainability and Environment

$420,000

No

Victoria (statewide)

Fire access roads

Three-year project to upgrade some 4,800 kms of critical roads and tracks in parks and forests for use in fire prevention and fire management activities. The project will target roads in the State’s highest bushfire risk areas - Otways, Dandenongs and Macedon area.

Department of Sustainability and Environment

$373,300

No

Victoria (statewide)

Flood risk review for Victorian caravan parks

Study to identify all caravan/camping parks at risk from flooding in Victoria and develop approaches, including appropriate planning controls, to mitigate the effects of flooding in such areas.

North East Catchment Management Authority

$20,000

No

Wakefield

Adams Creek/Edinburgh Parks Flood Mitigation Dams

Construct flood mitigation dams in Adams Creek adjacent to Gooronga Drive and Turner Drive, Edinburgh Parks.

City of Playford

$168,000

No

Wakefield

Flood and Fire Mitigation in Goyder

Conduct one bushfire and two flood risk assessment studies (Council-wide and at Burra), develop a flood data base to identify vulnerable properties, and undertake channel improvement works in Eudunda.

Goyder Regional Council

$80,000

No

Wannon

Floodplain management plan for Russel Creek and Merri River

Preparation of a floodplain managagement plan for Russel Creek and the Merri River at North Warrnambool.

Warrnambool City Council

$27,500

No

Warringah

Mitigation measures addressing coastal hazards

Implementation of high priority mitigation measures addressing coastal hazards in the Manly local government area.

Manly Council

$33,333

No

Warringah

Geotechnical survey of public lands affected by coastal hazards

Detailed geotechnical assessment of coastal hazards in the Manly local government area to determine suitable management strategies.

Manly Council

$6,500

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Real-time burnt area and flood mapping

Undertake satellite mapping of flooded or burnt areas across Australia for improved emergency management.

Department of Land Information

$110,000

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Remote sensing technologies for flood risk management

Undertake scoping study to examine and prototype the application of remote sensing technologies to complement existing flood monitoring and warning systems.

Department of Land Information

$100,000

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Spatial information for emergency management

Establish direct access to key spatial information in a readaily accessible form from various sources across government for emergency mitigation.

Department of Land Information

$133,000

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Towards a National Bushfire Warning and Management System

Undertake scoping and costing for the establishment of a national system to access digital spatial information data to facilitate bushfire mitigation and response. The project will initially provide a single point of access to the currently available different operational systems but ultimately unify these systems to create a more robust, national-scale operational system able to deal with large, national emergencies and associated high demand for information based on near real-time satellite observations.

Department of Land Information

$40,000

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Profiling of bushfire arsonists in Western Australia

Research into the profile of bushfire arsonists to improve community targeted arson reduction activities.

Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA

$20,750

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Planning for Bushfire Protection

Enhance the ‘Planning for Bushfire Protection’ land development and bushfire protection guide, and identification of building protection zone dimensions.

Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA

$33,100

No

 

    

 Attachment B

Federal

Electorate

Project

Purpose

Key Proponent

Approved

Funding

Completed

Banks

Kelso levee augmentation

Augmentation of two low points in the Kelso levee to provide protection for up to 275 homes in the Panania area from Georges River flooding.

Bankstown City Council

$30,000

No

Barker

Rural Property Addressing System

Undertake a pilot project in the Riverland to develop an implementation strategy for standardised addressing of all rural properties in South Australia.

Department of Administrative and Information Services

$40,000

No

Barker/Grey/

Mayo/

Wakefield

SafeSA Risk Assessment

Conduct a disaster risk assessment and treatment study of all 15 local councils within the Central Local Government Region.

Central Local Government Region of South Australia

$90,000

No

Bass

North Esk River flood warning and data acquisition system

Installation of telemetered river gauges on the North Esk River at Launceston.

Launceston City Council

$35,400

No

Blaxland

Deverall Park detention basin

Construction of a detention basin at Deverall Park to reduce flooding in the surrounding area near Milperra Road.

Bankstown City Council

$200,000

No

Boothby

Mitcham Council Bushfire Risk Assessment Study

Conduct a bushfire risk assessment study and develop a community education strategy and works program for the Mitcham Fire Prone Area.

City of Mitcham

$27,000

No

Braddon

Lower Forth flood evacuation plan implementation measures

Identification of a 1:100 AEP for the Lower Forth Valley (including Forth, Leith, Turners Beach and Ulverstone) and accompanying education programme and evacuation plan.

Central Coast Council

$2,000

No

Brand

Kwinana Beach erosion protection works

Construct rock armoured headlands and undertake sand nourishment to address beach erosion at Kwinana Beach.

City of Rockingham

$130,000

No

Brand/Canning/

Cowan/

remantle/

Hasluck/Pearce

Capturing Small Landholdings Information for Disaster Mitigation and Management

Integrate the Client and Resource Information System and the Rural Street Addressing databases for small landholdings in 12 council areas on Perth’s fringe to improve their quality and effectiveness, so as to facilitate their use in disaster disaster mitigation, response and recovery.

Department of Agriculture WA

$68,000

No

Brisbane/Blair/

Oxley

Brisbane Valley Flood Drainage Minimisation Study

Collaborative regional project that will involve undertaking a flood study of the Brisbane River catchment area. This study provides an ideal opportunity for Federal, State and Local Governments and SEQ Water to work together to optimise the operations of dams so that the significant damage that can occur from flood events is minimised.

Brisbane City Council

$98,500

No

Bruce/Issacs

Greater Dandenong flood study

Flood study of the Greater Dandenong municipality.

City of Greater Dandenong

$50,000

No

Calare/Parkes

Disaster risk management plans

Preparation of disaster risk management plans for each local government area within CENTROC (Bathurst Regional, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Lachlan, Lithgow, Forbes, Mid Western, Oberon, Orange, Parkes, Weddin, Wellington).

Parkes Shire Council

$85,500

No

Capricornia

Dawson Highway - Kianga Creek Bridge

Replacement of the existing lower level timber bridge at Kianga Creek with a 130 metre long concrete bridge providing two traffic lanes and associated approach roadworks. This will mean that the Moura community will not be isolated except in extreme flooding events significantly beyond a once in 50 year flood event.

Department of Main Roads

$250,000

No

Capricornia

Alpha Town Flood Mitigation Study

Identify, analyse and evaluate the impact of flood events on the township of Alpha and will investigate the costs and benefits of various mitigation options.

Jericho Shire Council

$23,333

No

Capricornia/

Kennedy

Flinders Highway - Southern Cross Floodway

Resurface the existing crossing at Southern Cross Floodway to increase the crossings resilience to water inundation from flooding.

Department of Main Roads

$95,000

No

Capricornia/

Maranoa

Clermont-Alpha Road - May Creek Approaches

Construct earth levees upstream to channel floodwaters to the creek and to culverts to allow the road at May Creek to withstand scouring by floodwaters and still remain passable.

Department of Main Roads

$123,000

No

Cowan

Community and Fire Safety education days

Conduct Community and Fire Safety education days in Emerald Valley, Carabooda and Seatrees Estate, Two Rocks to raise community awareness about bushfires.

City of Wanneroo

$3,040

No

Cowper

Upper Kalang River flood study

Flood study of the Upper Kalang River including Brierfield, Sunny Corner, Scotchman, Kooroowi and Kalang.

Bellingen Shire Council

$25,000

No

Cowper

Dorrigo flood study

Flood hazard and risk study for Dorrigo township.

Bellingen Shire Council

$25,000

No

Cunningham

Bushfire asset protection zones

Establishment of asset protection zones along the urban - bushland interface of the Wollongong local government area.

Wollongong City Council

$360,000

No

Cunningham

Towradgi Creek - footbridge at Coolong Crescent

Raising of the Coolong Crescent footbridge in Wollongong to increase the waterway capacity and reduce flood levels upstream.

Wollongong City Council

$83,333

No

Cunningham

Hewitts Creek - sediment basin at Hobart Street

Construction of a sediment basin at Hobart Street, Wollongong to prevent culverts and bridges becoming blocked with debris during floods.

Wollongong City Council

$60,000

No

Cunningham

Hewitts Creek - flow path at the Esplanade

Construction of an overland flow path to relieve trapped floodwaters that collect in a low point in the Esplanande, Wollongong.

Wollongong City Council

$15,000

No

Cunningham/

Lyne/Calare/

Farrer

Floodsafe guides for NSW communities

Production of locally-customised FloodSafe gudes for 6 flood affected NSW communities (Wollongong, Taree, Wingham, Harrington/Coopernook, Georges River (Sydney), Bathurst, Corowa).

NSW State Emergency Service

$30,000

No

Dawson

Molongle Creek Drainage Catchment Flood Study

Study to identify, analyse and evaluate the effects of flooding on the Molongle Creek catchment and will involve the development of mitigation options.

Bowen Shire Council

$30,000

No

Denison

Hobart major rivulets flood warning and action plan

Installation of new flood warning system instrumentation and development of flood action plans for Sandy Bay Rivulet, Hobart Rivulet and New Town Rivulet.

Hobart City Council

$26,000

No

Denison/Bass/

Braddon

Urban landslide hazard maps

Landslide hazard maps of Hobart, Launceston and the northwest coast area between Burnie and Devonport.

Mineral Resources Tasmania

$81,992

No

Dickson

Pine Rivers Bushfire AGRECON

Purchase pilot subscription to AGRECON internet-based satellite remote sensing site which will allow Council to determine soil moisture vegetation type and dryness of vegetation, and assist Council to allocate fire mitigation resources. The use of AGRECON forms part of the Council’s Bushfire safe project which is a holistic approach to bushfire mitigation.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$2,000

No

Dickson

Pine Rivers - Bushfire Resource Mapping

Purchase hardware, software and training for the set up of a GIS/GPS system capable of mapping fire related geo-spatial information. This equipment will allow the mapping of asset protection zones on managed land, accessible fire fighting water supplies on managed land, fire trails on public and private land, possible helicopter landing areas as well as the creation of registers for water points, fire trails and asset protection zones on crown and council public land.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$5,000

No

Dickson

Terrors Creek Flood Mitigation Project

Identify, analyse and evaluate flood mitigation options for Terrors Creek to find a preferred scheme to reduce the impact of flooding in Dayboro.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$13,333

No

Dickson

Extreme Flood Event Modelling of the Pine River and Hays Inlet Catchment

Investigate, analyse and assess the effects of extreme flood events on the Pine River and Hays Inlet catchment. Develop flood inundation and risk hazard maps, development controls, emergency planning and flood mitigation strategies as part of this study.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$35,000

No

Dickson

Pine Rivers - Bushfire Breaks

Provide fire trails and asset protection zones in bushland reserves identified as being high and medium hazard. The project will involve identifying hazard bushland reserves, developing reserve fire management plans and creating an asset protection zone register.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$33,333

No

Dickson

Pine Rivers - Bushfire Smart

Training for Rural Fire Service personnel to deliver and facilitate bushfire community education by each brigade undertaking 2 to 3 street meetings a year at locations identified in the Bush Fire Management Plan.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$5,000

No

Dickson

Pine Rivers - Bushfire Signage

Provide clear signage for all fire trails and water points on public land areas to increase the safety and efficiency of fire fighting operations and maximise the response of emergency services to fires.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$666

No

Dickson

Mt Nebo Evacuation Area and Warning Siren

Investigate the feasibility of providing an evacuation area and siren warning system in Mt Nebo village.

Pine Rivers Shire Council

$3,333

No

Eden-Monaro

Bushfire asset protection zones

Construction of asset protection zones in high risk areas including the eastern escarpment of Queanbeyan and Mount Jerrabomberra to enhance the safety of residents in these areas.

Greater Queanbeyan City Council

$44,166

No

Eden-Monaro

Community vulnerability study

Detailed community vulnerability assessment of the urban and semi rural areas surrounding Queanbeyan, rural villages of Bungendore, Captain’s Flat and Braidwood and surrounding rural areas.

Greater Queanbeyan City Council

$3,333

No

Fairfax

Fire Management Plans in Noosa Shire Council coastal bushland reserves

Develop site specific fire management plans for 10 coastal bushland reserves under Council management having the highest bushfire hazard rating.

Noosa Shire Council

$21,667

No

Fairfax/Fisher

Maroochy Flood Mitigation Study

Produce a database of flood damage curves and link to GIS systems to derive potential flood damage costs for the Shire. This information would contribute to prioritising flood mitigation strategies across the Shire.

Maroochy Shire Council

$13,333

No

Fairfax/Fisher

Maroochy Flood Mitigation Software

Purchase two-dimensional hydraulic modelling software (Water Ride), installation costs, training and data population to undertake analyses arising in the previously approved Maroochy River Flood Study.

Maroochy Shire Council

$8,333

No

Fairfax/Fisher

Maroochy Flood Mitigation Warning System

Identify locations and install additional rainfall and stream gauges. A central recording system backup for the flood emergency centre which houses the flood monitoring central computer system will also be purchased.

Maroochy Shire Council

$62,500

No

Farrer

Edward-Wakool Rivers (Deniliquin to Liewah) floodplain risk management study and plan

Floodplain risk management study and plan of the Edward-Wakool Rivers floodplain from Deniliquin to Liewah Station. Includes the towns of Deniliquin, Wakool, Moulamein and Barham.

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources

$140,000

No

Farrer

Implementation of rural addressing

Standardised addressing of rural properties in the Jerilderie local government area.

Jerilderie Shire Council

$18,000

No

Farrer

UHF repeater upgrade - Mt Youngal

Upgrading of the UHF Repeater at Mt Youngal to improve reliability and performance. The UHF Repeater is the only form of common contact in this isolated area of Kosciuszko National Park.

Tumbarumba Shire Council

$5,000

No

Flinders

Acquisition of residential land in the Mornington Peninsula National Park

Acquisition of four privately owned lots of land in the Mornington Peninsula National Park that are susceptible to significant wildfire threat.

Department of Sustainability and Environment

$100,000

No

Forrest

Bunbury Emergency Risk Management, Planning and Recovery Management Project

Further develop a working Emergency Risk Management planning document to include a wider range of risks and treatment options. A second stage will develop and introduce effective recovery management planning. The project will also have some applicability to neighbouring councils in the Greater Bunbury Area.

City of Bunbury

$7,500

No

Fowler

Lower Prospect Creek voluntary house raising scheme

Demolition and re-building of two properties in Canley Vale (4 Fraser Road and 11 Mooore Street) subject to flooding from Prospect Creek.

Fairfield City Council

$54,000

No

Fowler

Canley Heights overland flood study

Detailed overland flood hazard and risk study for the suburbs of Canley Vale and Canley Heights.

Fairfield City Council

$30,000

No

Franklin

Meehan Range bushfire study

Bushfire management study of the Meehan Range region including the towns of Risdon Vale and Cambridge.

Clarence City Council

$15,000

No

Franklin

Geeveston floodplain mapping

Floodplain mapping of the Kermandie River at Geeveston.

Huon Valley Council

$17,333

No

Gilmore

Shoalhaven coastal hazard studies and management plan

Preparation of detailed coastal hazard studies and management plan for the Shoalhaven coastline.

Shoalhaven City Council

$150,000

No

Gilmore

Emergency risk management plan

Development of an emergency risk management plan for the Shoalhaven local government area.

Shoalhaven City Council

$10,000

No

Gilmore

Flood alert system - St Georges Basin

Extension of the Shoalhaven River flood alert system to include St Georges Basin (installation of additional rainfall and river recorders).

Shoalhaven City Council

$20,000

No

Greater Perth and South West Corner

electorates

Visual determination of fuel loads

Develop a manual to identify the fuel load of various vegetation types in the northern jarrah forest rural / urban interface, Swan Coastal Plain, Geraldton Sand Plain and the Leuwin Ridge.

Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA

$11,760

No

Greater Perth electorates

Disaster mitigation support data - building footprints dataset

Update and validate the Greater Perth buildings footprints dataset.

Department of Land Information

$49,000

No

Greater Sydney electorates

Community Fire Unit Program

Establishment of 15 community fire units in Sydney and surrounds to promote community safety and awareness and enable communities to deal with bushfire risk at the local level.

NSW Fire Brigades

$250,000

No

Grey

Oodnadatta Airport Upgrade

Upgrade the Oodnadatta airport for 24-hour all-weather access (repair runway, seal apron and taxiways, and replace lighting).

Outback Areas Community Development Trust

$92,000

No

Groom

Toowoomba Escarpment Bushfire Risk Mitigation Project

Acquisition of land and the construction of fire trails to substantially reduce the threat of wildfire in escarpment bushland parks and adjoining land to provide increased capacity for fire mitigation and containment.

Toowoomba City Council

$240,000

No

Gwydir

Emergency risk management study

Emergency risk management study of natural hazards in the Castlereagh River Catchment centred on Coonamble.

Coonamble Shire Council

$6,000

No

Gwydir

Coonamble levee bank audit

Audit to confirm both the height and structural adequacy of the Coonamble levee bank.

Coonamble Shire Council

$36,666

No

Gwydir

Rural addressing of Coonamble Shire

Addressing of rural properties in Coonamble Shire consistent with Australian standards and the rest of NSW.

Coonamble Shire Council

$35,000

No

Gwydir

Narrabri-Wee Waa floodplain management remedial works investigation

Investigation of works and modifications required for the management of floodwaters in and around Wee Waa.

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources

$90,000

No

Gwydir

Emergency risk management study

Emergency risk management study of natural hazards in the Namoi River Catchment centred on Gunnedah.

Gunnedah Shire Council

$12,000

No

Gwydir

Rural addressing and geocoding in Wellington

Standardised addressing and geocoding of rural properties in the Wellington local government area.

Wellington Council

$40,000

No

Gwydir/New

England/

Parkes

FloodSafe guides - central and north west NSW

Production of locally-customised FloodSafe gudes for 11 flood affected communities of central and north west NSW (Narrabri, Wee Waa, Wellington, Warren, Dubbo, Gunnedah, Quirindi, Manilla, Moree/Pallamallawa, Mungindi and Tamworth).

NSW State Emergency Service

$20,800

No

Herbert

Upgrade of Special Needs Evacuation Centre for Townsville and Thuringowa

Upgrading of the Assembly Hall of Ignatius Park Christian Brother Secondary College which has been identified as the evacuation centre for residents and staff that may need to be evacuated in a natural disaster event from their beachside Aged Peoples Nursing Home. The works required to the building include the upgrade of the switchboard and other ancillary electrical work so that power can be supplied by a generator, the installation of supermesh screens to windows and the upgrading of power to the kitchen.

Townsville City Council

$30,070

No

Hindmarsh

Adelaide Airport Drain Upgrade

Enlarge the Adelaide Airport Drain from May Terrace to West Beach Road and undertake associated works to cater for increased flows in the drain. These works will improve e drainage and reduce flood risk to both upstream and downstream suburbs, and to Adelaide Airport.

City of West Torrens

$752,000

No

Hughes/

Cunningham

Landslide and flood risk and hazard management along the South Coast rail corridor

Improve landslide hazard and risk assessment and management along the South Coast rail corridor through enhanced monitoring and prediction methods.

RailCorp NSW

$200,000

No

Hume

Wollondilly River and Mulwaree Chain of Ponds flood mitigation measures

Voluntary purchase of flood prone properties in Goulburn.

Greater Argyle Council

$200,000

No

Hunter

Building community capacity for flood safety in Maitland and the Hunter Valley

Development of a community education strategy and campaign for Maitland and other flood-affected towns in the Hunter Valley to increase community awareness and understanding of flood risk.

Hunter-Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority

$53,000

No

Hunter/

Paterson

Emergency risk management plan

Develoopment of a combined emergency risk management plan for the Cessnock, Dungog, Maitland and Port Stephens local government areas.

Lower Hunter Emergency Management Committee

$45,000

No

Hunter/

Paterson

Gywdir/New

England/

Newcastle

FloodSafe guides for the NSW Hunter Valley

Production of locally-customised FloodSafe gudes for 11 flood affected communities in the NSW Hunter Valley (Maitland, Raymond Terrace, Singleton, Denman, Murrurundi, Scone, Muswellbrook, Dungog, Aberdeen, Hexham, Goulburn River).

NSW State Emergency Service

$12,300

No

Indi

Fifteen Mile Creek Floodplain Management and Avulsion Management Study (Stage 2)

Floodplain and avulsion management study of Fifteen Mile Creek from Glenrowan to Wangaratta.

North East Catchment Management Authority

$48,000

No

Kalgoorlie

Ponton Creek Causeway, Trans Access Road (design only)

Upgrading of the Ponton Creek causeway on the Trans Access Road to minimise future damages and improve access to numerous pastoral stations in the Rawlinna area and the Tjuntjtuntjarra Aboriginal Community.

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

$5,000

No

Kalgoorlie

FESA Indigenous Community Risk Management Officer

Establish a Community Risk Management position to implement the Indigenous Emergency Risk Management Training Package, which will deliver training and complete risk assessments within high risk remote Indigenous communities in the Pilbara and Kimberley.

Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA

$63,970

No

Kalgoorlie

North West Coastal Highway - Robe River flood mitigation works

Reinstate and improve the North West Coastal Highway at Robe River which was severely damaged in March 2004 as a result of tropical cyclone Monty and subsequent flooding. Works include floodway upgrades and road protection works, bridge widening and strengthening.

Main Roads Western Australia

$800,000

No

Kalgoorlie

Nanutarra - Munjina Road. Floodway and bridge damage mitigation works (Gascoyne Region)

The Nanutarra-Munjina Road was damaged by extensive flooding as a result of tropical cyclone Monty in March 2004. Reinstatement works have been completed but improvements are required to prevent similar damage in future events. Works include floodway upgrades and road protection works, reconstruction and upgrading of the Duck Creek and Beasley River bridges.

Main Roads Western Australia

$125,000

No

Kalgoorlie

Onslow evacuation centre

Construct a purpose built evacuation centre in Onslow.

Shire of Ashburton

$200,000

No

Kennedy

Atherton Tablelands Wildfire Mitigation Project

Fire hazard mapping, mapping of fire tracks and fire breaks, development of a mobile solution for controlled burns and responses to incidents, and the establishment of a central data warehouse for the Atherton Tablelands.

Atherton Shire Council

$55,457

No

Kennedy

Burke Developmental Road - Trimbles Crossing to Whip Handle

Upgrading of the existing floodway from Whip Handle grid to Trimble’s Crossing (109km west of Chillagoe) which will improve all weather access and reduce the time of closure on the access route into this region during flood events.

Department of Main Roads

$250,000

No

Kennedy

Burke Developmental Road - Gilbert River Culverts

Install culverts on a skewed alignment to prevent damage that is currently being caused during flood events.

Department of Main Roads

$150,000

No

Kennedy/

Herbert

Western Road Condition Signage

Supply and install 4 road condition signs at key locations (3 at Charters Towers and 1 at Townsville). These signs will provide information to motorists so they can make informed decisions with regard to travel plans. Information displayed will include road closures and load restrictions.

Department of Main Roads

$151,000

No

Leichhardt

North Qld Strategy Report into a Natural Disaster Mitigation Program

Study major Gulf and Peninsula roads to identify low lying sections subject to frequent inundation, and to develop, cost and prioritise cost effective remedial works.

Department of Main Roads

$40,000

No

Leichhardt

Peninsula Developmental Road - Carroll Creek crossing

Replace the existing bed level crossing and steep approaches at Carroll Creek (16kms south of Musgrave) with a higher level drainage structure. This will improve all weather access and reduce the time of closure on the only road access route into this Queensland region.

Department of Main Roads

$125,000

No

Leichhardt

Peninsula Developmental Road - Unnamed Creek crossing (Ch149.6 km)

Replace the existing bed level crossing and steep approaches at Unnamed Creek (10.7kms south of Musgrave) with a higher level drainage structure. This will improve all weather access and reduce the time of closure on the only road access route into this Queensland region.

Department of Main Roads

$125,000

No

Leichhardt

Peninsula Developmental Road - Red Blanket Creek crossing

Replace the existing bed level crossing and steep approaches at Red Blanket Creek (12.1kms south of Musgrave) with a higher level drainage structure. This will improve all weather access and reduce the time of closure on the only road access route into this Queensland region.

Department of Main Roads

$62,500

No

Leichhardt

Peninsula Developmental Road - 10 Mile Creek crossing

Replace the existing bed level crossing and steep approaches at 10 Mile Creek (16kms north of Musgrave) with a higher level drainage structure. This will improve all weather access and reduce the time of closure on the only road access route into this Queensland region.

Department of Main Roads

$250,000

No

Lyne

Floodplain terrain modelling

Floodplain terrain modelling of the Greater Taree area using airborne laser scanning.

Greater Taree City Council

$33,000

No

Lyne

Wrights Creek flood study and management plan

Detailed flood study and management plan for Wrights Creek, Port Macquarie.

Hastings Council

$22,000

No

Lyne

Improved flood access for Dunbogan - feasibility study

Feasibility study, preliminary design and analysis of two options to improve road access to and from Dunbogan during flooding (ie. raise existing road or construct an alternate access route).

Hastings Council

$10,000

No

Lyne/Richmond

Camden Haven flood markers

Establishment of flood markers in Camden Haven to raise community awareness and improve flood warning.

Hastings Council

$8,000

No

Lyons

Lower George flood mitigation project

Rock armouring protection works on a bend of the George River north of St Helens.

Break O’Day Council

$98,000

No

Lyons

Styx River slip road study

Feasibility study to consider options for an alternative access route to the Bushy Park community during times of water inundation of the Styx River Bridge and its approach roads.

Derwent Valley Council

$3,333

No

Mackellar

Avalon detention basin

Construction of a detention basin at Avalon Golf Course near The Crescent to reduce effects of Careel Creek flooding on Avalon shops and downstream residences.

Pittwater Council

$80,000

No

Mackellar

Howell Close detention basin and North Arm flood bypass

Investigation and feasibility of flood protection works within the Newport Beach catchment. Works include a detention basin near Howell Close, flood bypass tunnel and improvements to flowpaths along North Arm.

Pittwater Council

$53,333

No

Mackellar

Urban disaster-ready awareness programme

Flood education and awareness programme for the Pittwater local government area focussing on the Newport Beach catchment.

Pittwater Council

$15,000

No

Mackellar

South Creek flood plain risk management study and plan

Preparation of a floodplain risk management study and plan for South Creek, Cromer.

Warringah Council

$25,000

No

Mackellar

Fire regime management plans

Preparation of fire regime management plans for 7 bushland reserves (Allenby Park, Beacon Hill; Dee Why Lagoon Wildlife Refuge; Jamieson Park, Narrabeen; Manly Dam, Manly Vale; JJ Melbourne Hills Memorial Reserve; Forestville Park, Forestville; Anembo Reserve, Duffys Forest).

Warringah Council

$30,000

No

Maranoa

Erosion of Burke River Bank (Bedourie-Boulia Road)

Study into the river system and methods of management for the prevention and control of erosion and the construction of erosion control structures.

Boulia Shire Council

$40,000

No

Maranoa

Diamantina Developmental Road - Quilpie-Windorah Flood Mitigation

Installation of concrete margins on the downstream side of the road on flood prone sections and on the upstream and downstream sides of floodways, bridges and culverts which are more prone to higher velocity and quantities of water near the major waterways.

Department of Main Roads

$250,000

No

Maranoa/

Kennedy

Diamantina Developmental Road - Lower Limestone Creek culverts

Add additional culvert cells and raise the road embankment level by approximately one metre, 8.1-8.8 km north of Boulia, to improve flood immunity and trafficability.

Department of Main Roads (inconjunction with Boulia Shire)

$250,000

No

Mayo

Upper Onkaparinga Flood Risk Assessment and Strategic Options Study

Following on from the Upper Onkaparinga Floodplain Mapping Study, undertake detailed flood risk assessments, and develop strategic treatment options.

Onkaparinga Catchment Water Management Board

$25,000

No

Mitchell/

Parramatta

Bushfire incident control lines

Creation of bushfire incident control lines in Excelsior Reserve (Bidjigal), Fred Caterson Reserve, Hunts Creek Reserve, Glenhaven corridors and Toongabbie Creek corridors to offer protection to homes, community facilities and infrastructure bordering on these reserves.

Baulkham Hills Shire Council

$45,000

No

Mitchell/

Parramatta

Flood Safe: Building Support of the Local Council and Community

Flood awareness programme for residents of central western Sydney including Baulkham Hills, Blacktown, Holroyd and Parramatta.

Upper Parramatta Catchment Trust

$30,000

No

Murray

Lower Goulburn Floodplain Rehabilitation project

Relocation of levees that are causing hydraulic constriciton and/or are too close to the river banks.

Department of Sustainability and Environment

$250,000

No

Murray

Numurkah floodplain management study

Floodplain management study of Numurkah township.

Moira Shire Council

$27,500

No

Murray

Torrumbarry Gunbower floodplain risk management study

Floodplain risk management study of the River Murray between Torrumbarry and Gunbower.

North Central Catchment Management Authority

$12,000

No

New England

Peel River floodplain remodelling

Remodelling of the Peel River floodplain to provide a more accurate picture of the floodplain following the construction of several mitigation measures.

Tamworth Regional Council

$10,000

No

New England

Tamworth flood warning system - ALERT upgrade

Upgrade of the Tamworth flood warning system to an ALERT system (installation of software and radio telemetry).

Tamworth Regional Council

$65,000

No

New England

Kootingal flood station

Installation of an additional river station on the Cockburn River at Kootingal.

Tamworth Regional Council

$15,000

No

New England

Nundle flood and floodplain risk management study

Preparation of a flood and floodplain risk management study of Nundle for the future development of a floodplain risk management plan.

Tamworth Regional Council

$13,333

No

New England

Woolomin village flood and floodplain risk management study

Preparation of a flood and floodplain risk management study of Woolomin village for the future development of a floodplain risk management plan.

Tamworth Regional Council

$11,666

No

NSW (statewide)

NSW Flood Database (Stage 1 - feasibility and scoping study)

Feasibility and scopying study to determine the most appropriate and cost effective GIS based flood database system for NSW.

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources

$20,000

No

NSW (statewide)

NSW Coastal Hazard Definition Database (Stage 1 - archive and preparation of electronic database)

Development of a consolidated electronic database containing coastal hazard data for NSW.

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources

$40,000

No

NSW (statewide)

Many Languages - disaster recovery information for culturally and linguistically diverse communities

Translation of existing English language brochures detailing disaster recovery services in NSW into Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Macedonian, Turkish and Vietnamese.

NSW Department of Community Services

$14,195

No

NSW (statewide)

Emergency management defensive and evacuation planning for animal holding establishments

Production of a guide to assist animal holding establishments such as veterinary clinics, horse studs, boarding kennels and catteries develop defensive and evacuation plans.

NSW Department of Primary Industries

$13,750

No

NSW (statewide)

Fire trail register

Enhancement of the Bushfire Risk Information Management System (BRIMS) to include a fire trail register.

NSW Rural Fire Service

$70,000

No

NSW (statewide)

Bushfire hazard and risk assessment methodology study

Research and development of an enhanced methodology for bushfire hazard and risk assessment.

NSW Rural Fire Service

$15,000

No

NSW (statewide)

Improvement of flood warning effectiveness

Further development of an enhanced flood intelligence system to improve the understanding and effectiveness of flood warning predictions - Statewide extension of a pilot programme conducted in the Georges River Valley.

NSW State Emergency Service

$11,666

No

NSW (statewide)

AGS Landslide Taskforce guidelines

Development of guidelines for landslide hazard zoning and management and maintenance of properties subject to landslide hazard.

Sydney Coastal Councils Group

$100,000

No

NSW (statewide)

AGS Landslide Risk Management Practice Note

Development of guidelines (practice note) for landslide risk assessment and management of proposed development in landslide prone areas.

Sydney Coastal Councils Group

$20,000

No

NSW Eastern Seaboard

Electorates

Emergency response plans for hobby farmers and rural residential landholders

Development of local emergency response plans for communities of hobby farmers and rural residential landholders (pilot programme in the North Coast, South Coast, Hunter, Western Sydney and Southern Sydney/Southern Highlands regions).

NSW Department of Primary Industries

$29,753

No

O’Connor

Wagin floodplain management study

Identify, analyse and evaluate the risks to the community associated with flooding in Wagin township, and develop a Flood Management Plan.

Department of Environment

$15,000

No

O’Connor

Bushfire Build Safe Seminar 2004

Conduct the 2004 Bushfire Build Safe Seminar in Denmark. The seminar is intended to increase knowledge about building requirements and standards in bushfire prone areas and encourage better building design and location.

Shire of Denmark

$2,700

No

Oxley/Blair

Ipswich City Council - Enhancement of GIS for Natural Disaster Management

Expansion of the Council’s GIS to include disaster management issues. This will involve adding records of the current Counter Disaster Committee and the new Local Disaster Management Group to the GIS. These will include the locations and capability of all emergency response resources, community resources and records of jobs undertaken in response to natural disaster events.

Ipswich City Council

$15,000

No

Oxley/Blair

Ipswich City Council - Preparation of Local Disaster Management Plan

Prepare the Ipswich Disaster Mitigation Plan, incorporating a number of the disaster mitigation and preparedness treatment strategies contained within the Ipswich Natural Disaster Mitigation Plan, as well as reviewing the operational components of the current Ipswich Counter Disaster Plan.

Ipswich City Council

$5,000

No

Oxley/Blair

Ipswich City Council - Gravel Road Upgrade

Upgrade two sections of gravel road which have suffered significant damage on a recurring basis as trial projects. The proposed treatments will comprise various forms of protection to the downstream face of road embankment and other ancillary works to reduce overtopping impacts. The two locations will enable subsequent decisions to be made about the most cost effective treatment and its wider application throughout the City.

Ipswich City Council

$180,000

No

Oxley/Blair

Flood forecasting system for Ipswich

Purchase of hardware and software to capture information from the Bureau of Meteorology’s (BOM) ALERT warning stations together with real time data verification, and develop a flood forecasting model based on the existing RAFTS hydrological model. This information will allow more detailed and earlier information regarding flood forecasting than is possible from the BOM warnings alone in order to assist with decisions as to activation of the Local Disaster Plan.

Ipswich City Council

$20,000

No

Page

Coastal zone management study and plan

Preparation of a management plan to address the threat of coastal erosion caused by severe storms and cyclones to communities at Lennox Head and Patches Beach.

Ballina Shire Council

$53,300

No

Page

Ardent Street drain outlet rehabilitation

Rehabilitation of the Ardent Street drain outlet to ensure the integrity of the South Grafton levee system.

Clarence Valley Council

$30,000

No

Page

Emergency risk management plan

Development of an emergency risk management plan for the Lismore local government area (including villages, urban areas and rural land sharing communities).

Lismore City Council

$20,413

No

Page

Richmond River floodplain study

Identification and mapping of high risk flood affected rural areas in the Richmond River floodplain. Includes incorporation of data into a GIS system.

Richmond River County Council

$31,333

No

Page

Emergency risk management plan

Development of an emergency risk management plan for the Richmond Valley local government area.

Richmond Valley Council

$7,000

No

Page

Flood emergency management project

Implementation of mitigation measures identified in the Casino and Mid Richmond floodplain risk management study and plans. Includes flood warning, emergency planning and community awareness programmess for Casino, Coraki, Woodburn, Rileys Hill and Broadwater.

Richmond Valley Council

$100,000

No

Parkes

Emergency risk management study

Emergency risk management study of natural hazards in the Central Darling local government area. Includes the towns of Wilcannia, Menindee, Ivanhoe and White Cliffs.

Central Darling Shire Council

$8,325

No

Parkes

Emergency risk management study

Emergency risk management study of natural hazards in the Macquarie River Catchment centred on Dubbo.

Dubbo City Council

$12,000

No

Parkes

Aerial photographs and GIS mapping

Aerial photographs of the Forbes local government area for inclusion into Council’s GIS mapping system improving the management of future flood events.

Forbes Shire Council

$26,366

No

Parkes

Rural flood study of the Lachlan River at Condobolin

Detailed flood study of the rural areas surrounding Condobolin affected by flooding from the Lachlan River.

Lachlan Shire Council

$20,000

No

Parkes

Emergency risk management study

Emergency risk management study of natural hazards in the Macquarie River Catchment centred on Narromine.

Narromine Shire Council

$10,000

No

Parramatta

Toongabbie Creek flood mitigation works (Briens Road Culvert)

Culvert modifications to improve the waterway capacity of Toongabbie Creek at Briens Road.

Parramatta City Council

$138,333

No

Parramatta

Wentworthville voluntary purchase

Voluntary purchase of 2 properties in Wentworthville subject to flooding from Toongabbie Creek.

Parramatta City Council

$280,000

No

Paterson

Bulahdelah flood warning system

Installation of a new ALERT river station on the Myall River upstream from Bulahdelah.

Great Lakes Council

$6,075

No

Paterson

Wallis Lake flood warning system

Installation of an additional water level recorder on Wallis Lake to obtain true representation of wind/wave climate on lake.

Great Lakes Council

$6,075

No

Patterson

Emergency risk management study and disaster mitigation strategy

Comprehensive emergency risk management study and disaster mitigation strategy for the Great Lakes, Greater Taree and Gloucester region.

Gloucester Shire Council

$39,999

No

Pearce/Forrest/

O’Connor

Emergency Services directories for the Peel East, Avon South, South West Corner and Albany regions

Create Emergency Services directories for the Peel East, Avon South, South West Corner and Albany regions of WA. Information includes topographic, cadastral and hydrographic data, power transmission lines, water and gas pipelines, roads and transmission towers, etc.

Department of Land Information

$200,000

No

Port Adelaide

Le Fevre Peninsula Risk Study

Undertake a multi-hazard risk assessment of the LeFevre Peninsula.

City of Port Adelaide Enfield

$60,000

No

Port Adelaide

Little Para River Overflow Channel

Constructi an off-take weir and associated works to complete the Little Para River overflow channel.

City of Salisbury

$86,000

No

Port Adelaide

Parafield Airport West Drain

Enlarge and upgrade the Parafield Airport west drain to improve flow capacity and reduce flooding in the surrounding area.

City of Salisbury

$72,000

No

Queensland (statewide)

Bushfire Building Materials Research

Evaluate issues impacting on residential dwellings in high fire risk areas. A Fire Risk Mitigation Guide will be developed as a result of this research and will be supplied to the Housing Industry and consumers in a Web format to direct the building orientation and construction of the dwelling giving consideration to local site characteristics to minimise bushfire impacts.

Department of Public Works

$43,333

No

Queensland (statewide)

Scoping Study for a Cyclone Shelter Program

Identify public and private buildings in all areas prone to cyclonic weather which are suitable and code compliant (or can be upgraded) to be used to temporarily house community members during cyclonic conditions. The project will also include investigating the costs associated with the potential construction of new buildings and the development of a strategy and implementation plan for the provision of cyclone shelters.

Department of Public Works

$30,000

No

Queensland (statewide)

LGAQ Disaster Management, Capability Development and Implementation Project

Conduct a study as a means to increase the capacity of Local Government to respond to corporate planning, risk assessment and disaster mitigation. The project will focus on the development of resources and tools shifting the paradigm from response to include strategic planning for disasters and the development of frameworks for ensuring priority risks are assessed and funded for the best social and economic outcomes.

Local Government Association Queensland

$63,000

No

Queensland Eastern Seaboard Electorates

Local Government Storm Tide Mapping Project

Produce purpose designed storm tide emergency management maps to a common standard for all Queensland coastal communities with a storm tide risk. These maps are essential to effectively prepare communities for, and manage, evacuations.

Department of Emergency Services

$47,750

No

Queensland South East Corner

Electorates

South East Queensland Disaster Communications Project: Promoting Safe, Sustainable Communities

Develop and implement a strategic framework to support regionally consistent educational and early warning strategies for disaster-prone communities. It will include the incorporation of the needs of all key providers and spheres of government and will address all phases of a disaster from planning and preparation to response and recovery.

Brisbane City Council

$69,000

No

Richmond

Cape Byron Sand Lobe - sand extraction feasibility study

Scoping study to assess the feasibility of extracting sand from the Cape Byron Sand Lobe to protect beachfront property, private dwellings and public infrastructure at Byron Bay-Belongil and New Brighton from coastal erosion caused by storm events.

Byron Shire Council

$25,000

No

Richmond

Tweed Valley community flood awareness programme

Flood awareness programme for residents of the Tweed Valley. Includes a media campaign, installation of flood markers and preparation of pamphlets and web site.

Tweed Shire Council

$15,000

No

Riverina

Hillston levee (design)

Design of a levee system to protect Hillston from flooding of the Lachlan River.

Carrathool Shire Council

$16,000

No

Riverina

Ardlelthan flood study

Flood study of Ardlethan township and surrounding areas.

Coolamon Shire Council

$20,000

No

Riverina

Wagga Wagga levee and river bank rehabilitation works

Levee and river bank rehabilitation works along the Murrumbidgee River between Small Street and the Wagga Wagga Tourist Information Centre to stabilise the levee and prevent failure or collapse.

Wagga Wagga City Council

$250,000

No

Riverina

Eastern Industrial levee - feasibility and environmental assessment

Study to assess the feasibility and environmental impact of the construction of Eastern Industrial levee.

Wagga Wagga City Council

$20,000

No

Robertson

Rainfall data collection system

Installation of up to 14 automatic rainfall stations throughout the Gosford City area from Wamberal in the north to Patonga in the south.

Gosford City Council

$23,225

No

Robertson

Terrigal Grassland Avenue Catchment flood mitigation works

Flood mitigation works to improve flood protection for 18 residential dwellings in Grassland Avenue and surrounding streets.

Gosford City Council

$166,000

No

Robertson

Showground Road voluntary purchase

Voluntary purchase and demolition of 1 property in Gosford (162 Showground Road) subject to flooding from Narara Creek.

Gosford City Council

$220,000

No

South Australia (statewide)

Digital Elevation Model for South Australia

Develop a state wide high resolution Digital Elevation Model to assist in identifying and modelling risks to communities.

CSIRO Land and Water

$87,000

No

South Australia (statewide)

Mobile Post-Disaster Livestock Carcass Crematorium

Undertake a feasibility study to investigate options for a mobile stock disposal system that can be employed at any site in the State after a natural disaster.

Primary Industries and Resources South Australia

$3,000

No

South Australia (statewide)

Community Safety Facilitators Leadership Forum

Conduct a one-day seminar in Adelaide involving a broad cross section of community safety facilitators in South Australia to develop community facilitation and engagement techniques.

SA Fire and Emergency Services Commission

$9,000

No

South Australia (statewide)

Flood Awareness, Flood Warning and Response in South Australia

Review and update the 5-Year Flood Warning Development Plan and prioritise required improvements.

South Australian Flood Warning Consultative Committee

$32,000

No

Tasmania (statewide)

Bailey Bridge stock upgrade

Upgrading of existing Bailey Bridge stock and purchase of additional components to provide temporary crossings when permanent bridges are lost due to flood or bushfire.

Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources

$20,000

No

Tasmania (statewide)

Disaster Alert - community warning and information web site

Development of a natural disaster hazard website providing Tasmanian’s with up to date information about current events (nature, severity, geographical location, road closures, etc).

Department of Police and Public Safety

$33,000

No

Tasmania (statewide)

Engaging the Community - Floods and You

Statewide strategy to improve community awareness and preparedness for floods. Focuses on high flood risk areas of the State.

Tasmanian Flood Warning Consultative Committee

$6,667

No

Tasmania (statewide)

Forging Links - Emergency Management and Local Government

Printing and distribution of the Forging Links - Emergency Management and Local Government information kit to all local governments in the State.

Tasmanian State Emergency Service and Local Govt Assoc of Tasmania

$5,560

No

Victoria (statewide)

Victorian Flood Data dataset infill project

Updating of the Victorian Flood Data dataset to include details of recently completed flood related studies.

Department of Sustainability and Environment

$28,000

No

Victoria (statewide)

Fire mitigation through community partnerships

Development of a community education and engagement strategy for bushfire management.

Department of Sustainability and Environment

$420,000

No

Victoria (statewide)

Fire access roads

Three-year project to upgrade some 4,800 kms of critical roads and tracks in parks and forests for use in fire prevention and fire management activities. The project will target roads in the State’s highest bushfire risk areas - Otways, Dandenongs and Macedon area.

Department of Sustainability and Environment

$373,300

No

Victoria (statewide)

Flood risk review for Victorian caravan parks

Study to identify all caravan/camping parks at risk from flooding in Victoria and develop approaches, including appropriate planning controls, to mitigate the effects of flooding in such areas.

North East Catchment Management Authority

$20,000

No

Wakefield

Adams Creek/Edinburgh Parks Flood Mitigation Dams

Construct flood mitigation dams in Adams Creek adjacent to Gooronga Drive and Turner Drive, Edinburgh Parks.

City of Playford

$168,000

No

Wakefield

Flood and Fire Mitigation in Goyder

Conduct one bushfire and two flood risk assessment studies (Council-wide and at Burra), develop a flood data base to identify vulnerable properties, and undertake channel improvement works in Eudunda.

Goyder Regional Council

$80,000

No

Wannon

Floodplain management plan for Russel Creek and Merri River

Preparation of a floodplain managagement plan for Russel Creek and the Merri River at North Warrnambool.

Warrnambool City Council

$27,500

No

Warringah

Mitigation measures addressing coastal hazards

Implementation of high priority mitigation measures addressing coastal hazards in the Manly local government area.

Manly Council

$33,333

No

Warringah

Geotechnical survey of public lands affected by coastal hazards

Detailed geotechnical assessment of coastal hazards in the Manly local government area to determine suitable management strategies.

Manly Council

$6,500

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Real-time burnt area and flood mapping

Undertake satellite mapping of flooded or burnt areas across Australia for improved emergency management.

Department of Land Information

$110,000

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Remote sensing technologies for flood risk management

Undertake scoping study to examine and prototype the application of remote sensing technologies to complement existing flood monitoring and warning systems.

Department of Land Information

$100,000

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Spatial information for emergency management

Establish direct access to key spatial information in a readaily accessible form from various sources across government for emergency mitigation.

Department of Land Information

$133,000

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Towards a National Bushfire Warning and Management System

Undertake scoping and costing for the establishment of a national system to access digital spatial information data to facilitate bushfire mitigation and response. The project will initially provide a single point of access to the currently available different operational systems but ultimately unify these systems to create a more robust, national-scale operational system able to deal with large, national emergencies and associated high demand for information based on near real-time satellite observations.

Department of Land Information

$40,000

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Profiling of bushfire arsonists in Western Australia

Research into the profile of bushfire arsonists to improve community targeted arson reduction activities.

Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA

$20,750

No

Western

Australia (statewide)

Planning for Bushfire Protection

Enhance the ‘Planning for Bushfire Protection’ land development and bushfire protection guide, and identification of building protection zone dimensions.

Fire and Emergency Services Authority of WA

$33,100

No