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The Department leads initiatives to enhance the State’s level of disaster resilience and to position Queensland as the most disaster resilient state in Australia. These activities assist government, businesses and the wider community to mitigate risks and prepare for disasters.

The Queensland Strategy for Disaster Resilience (PDF icon 901 KB - this PDF publication was produced prior to the current government) provides a strategic framework to build resilience against all hazards.

Following significant disaster events recovery plans are developed to assist affected communities get back on their feet.

RACQ Get Ready Queensland is the State’s year-round, all hazards disaster preparedness and resilience program.

Bundaberg flood protection study

The Bundaberg flood protection study is a vital component of the Queensland Government’s commitment to develop a 10-year action plan for major flood mitigation works in the Bundaberg Region. This study commenced in response to ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.

Stage 2 of community engagement was completed in November 2016. Community engagement on the 10-year action plan will occur in 2017. Learn more about the study.