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Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) - RC - WH 1 (DR5022)


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Project lead





On-ground work

Case study type


Funding source

NDRRA - joint Commonwealth and State

Funding amount


In-kind contribution

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Start date

1 July 2017

End date

June 2019


Structural toe protection, bank re-profiling and revegetation works for eroding left bank upstream of the Bruce Highway.


In total, 88 projects were completed by 30 June 2019. These included:
  • 67 on-ground works to repair riparian zones and watercourses damaged by the extreme weather event. Works included re-sloping, stabilisation and revegetation of banks to improve long-term stability and build resilience.
  • 21 mapping projects to improve mapping and data collection of the impacted area and inform location of on-ground works. Light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data obtained through these projects is available via the Queensland Spatial Information Database.
The works have increased resilience in the impacted regions and have resulted in improved water quality, increased riparian vegetation connectivity and decreased erosion.

Approximately 290,000 tonnes of sediment have been prevented from polluting the coastline every year; including the Great Barrier Reef and Moreton Bay environments.

Natural Disaster Relief and Recover Arrangements Summary Report


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Last updated: 19 March 2021

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2021) Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) - RC - WH 1 (DR5022), WetlandInfo website, accessed 25 June 2024. Available at:

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