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National Emergency Management Projects 2014–15

A total of $3.7 million across nineteen projects was granted under the National Emergency Management Projects grants program for 2014–15. These projects will help strengthen the nation's disaster resilience by supporting measures to strengthen communities, individuals, businesses and institutions to minimise adverse effects of disasters on Australia.

These national projects are administered through the Attorney-General's Department as part of the Disaster Resilience Australia Package.

For more information, email nationalprojects@ag.gov.au.

Recipient Project title Funding awarded
Public Safety Business Agency, Queensland Capability Development Sub-Committee Project Officer $120,000
New South Wales Ministry for Police and Emergency Services Community Engagement Sub-Committee Project Officer $120,000
South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission Risk Assessment, Measurement and Mitigation Sub-Committee Project Officer $120,000
Northern Territory Department of the Chief Minister Recovery Sub-Committee Project Officer $120,000
Public Safety Business Agency, Queensland National Emergency Management Capability Assessment Tool $350,000
Monash University Review of Recent Australian Disaster Reviews and Emergency Management Reform 2010–2013 $70,000
Australian Food and Grocery Council Enhancing the National Food Sector Integrated Emergency Food and Grocery Distribution Model to increase disaster preparedness and recovery resilience particularly in vulnerable populations $93,650
Community Services Directorate (ACT) Current Initiatives to assist vulnerable sections of society with the disaster resilience environment $108,500
Australian Council of Social Service Building the disaster resilience of the Australian community services sector $231,891
South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission Enhancing Community Resilience in Remote Indigenous Communities $200,000
South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission National Emergency Risk Assessment Guidelines—Tools for broad adoptions $150,000
Planning Institute of Australia Enhancing Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment: Resilience Education Implementation Program $230,000
NSW Ministry for Police and Emergency Services on behalf of National Flood Risk Advisory Group Development of additional Specific Technical Guidance to Support Australian Emergency Management Handbook 7: Managing the floodplain: best practice in flood risk management in Australia $150,000
Geoscience Australia Delivering on the Benefits of NFRIP: Increasing Coverage and Availability via the Capture of Legacy Flood Study Information $256,300
Emergency Management Australia Victoria Spontaneous Volunteer Strategy $50,000
Shipping Australia Ltd Development of a Coastal Shipping Emergency Response Capability to Increase Australia's Supply Chain Resilience $85,450
University of Adelaide National extreme heat warnings: investigating regional temperature triggers and responses $181,962
Country Fire Authority, Victoria Development of Improved Assessment of Grassland Curing and Fire Behaviour Modelling $280,000
Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS) Functional Requirements Development Project $450,000
Tasmania Fire Service Incident Management Training Support Materials for National Multi-agency Emergency Response $348,490