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Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) - SQNRM P1 (former QMDC_14)


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Project lead


Southern Queensland Landscapes (formerly a Queensland Murray-Darling Committee project)




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


Earthworks in 2 stages. First stage - repair end of the gully and allow stabilisation. Second stage - repair remainder of gully in following season. Landholder to water site to accelerate ground cover growth. Earthworks to be conducted via an excavator and bobcat machinery. Landholders contributing 50% of soil conservation cost and 30% of creek restoration costs.


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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Reference ID


Last updated: 23 March 2021

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2021) Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) - SQNRM P1 (former QMDC_14), WetlandInfo website, accessed 29 September 2021. Available at:

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