List of successful Risk and Resilience Grant recipients

Organisation Project title Project description Total funding (NPA and State contribution) (ex. GST)

Alpine Shire Council

Flood Study of Myrtleford and the Ovens and Buffalo Rivers

The project will undertake a detailed flood study to determine flood levels and extents for a range of flood frequencies for the townships of Myrtleford, Ovens and the rural locations across the middle Ovens and Buffalo River floodplains.

$165,000

Baw Baw Shire Council

Baw Baw Shire Attentis Sensor Installation

The project seeks to install Attentis Sensors at priority locations across the Baw Baw Shire to enable access to live information about environmental events within the range of the network, such as real-time fire and flood detection, live wind movement, rainfall, soil moisture and ground movement.

$192,000

Baw Baw Shire Council

Static Water Supply for Walhalla

The project seeks to install an 80,000-litre water tank at the Southern end of Walhalla. This water tank will provide a dedicated water supply for firefighting in the event of a bushfire.

$15,915

Baw Baw Shire Council

Flood Mitigation Study for Hazel Creek, Warragul and Contour Drain, Trafalgar

The project will undertake a study to investigate the options to increase the capacity of Hazel Creek and Contour Drain. This includes identification of flooding hotspots and detailing strategies to improve the capacity/ flood mitigation options.

$30,000

Benalla Rural City Council

Winton Flood Scoping Study

The project will undertake a flood scoping exercise to collate available flood information in relation to Winton to understand and characterise the flood risk in the township. The study will focus on Winton Creek and Seven Mile Creek.

$40,000

City of Greater Bendigo

Bendigo Creek Levee Design

The project will develop the concept and detail design of the Bendigo Creek Levee from Racecourse Creek at the Midland Highway to Leans Road.

$480,000

City of Greater Geelong

Lara Flood Mitigation Detailed Design

The project will seek to produce a detailed design for flood mitigation within north eastern Lara. The design will look to mitigate identified flood impacts and improve the flood frequency in the northern Lara areas.

$50,000

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Survey Above-Floor Flooded Properties in Colac

The project aims to use the outputs of the Deans Creek and Barongarook Creek Flood Study to identify and survey the properties identified within the flood extent, to determine which properties are likely to experience above floor flooding.

$33,500

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Flood Hazard Assessment Mapping for Future (2070) Sea Level Rise Scenario

The project will undertake a study to determine the impacts of flooding based on the year 2070 coastal inundation scenario in the Barwon Heads, Lake Connewarre, Breamlea and Ocean Grove areas.

$17,250

Emergency Management Victoria

Victorian Impact Assessment Project

This project will strengthen impact assessments through the development of IT tools that can effectively share impact information through interoperable systems across government departments and agencies.

$200,000

Gannawarra Shire Council

Koondrook Flood Mitigation Infrastructure

The project will develop design construction drawings for the Koondrook flood mitigation infrastructure, addressing the significant risk of flood (riverine and overland).

$100,000

Glenelg Shire Council

Fitzroy Darlot Regional Flood Investigation Implementation Project

The project will strengthen the flood risk planning controls for the township of Heywood, including planning scheme amendments to insert the necessary planning controls into the Glenelg Planning Scheme.

$40,000

Golden Plains Shire Council

Teesdale Flood Study

The project will undertake a flood study to determine the potential impacts of riverine flooding in Teesdale. Flood mapping will contribute to the update of planning schemes and will highlight risks to aboriginal heritage assets, properties, roads, and infrastructure.

$162,700

Greater Shepparton City Council

Katandra West Flood Scoping Study

The project will undertake a flood scoping exercise to collate all available flood information to understand and characterise the flood risk in and around Katandra West and undertake an assessment of the flood risk of the township.

$40,000

Lake Tyers Aboriginal Trust

Wood Harvesting

The project will complete bushfire mitigation works to reduce both the existing risk and minimise the future disaster risk in the Lake Tyers Aboriginal Trust area.

$100,000

Latrobe City Council

Waterhole Creek and Tributary Flood Study

The project will undertake a flood study to update flood levels and flood risk of Waterhole Creek and its associated tributaries, within the township of Morwell and surrounding areas.

$66,000

Loddon Shire Council

Korong Vale Flood Study

The project will undertake a flood study to improve the accuracy of estimated flood levels and extents for a range of flood events in the Korong Vale and immediate surrounding rural area.

$78,000

Mount Alexander Shire Council

Harcourt Flood Study

The project will undertake a flood study to determine the potential impacts of flooding in Harcourt.

$120,000

Nillumbik Shire Council

Resilient St Andrews

This project will develop and deliver a community emergency education program that will strengthen relationships, build capacity, and create ongoing resilience to bushfire for St Andrews and surrounds.

$250,000

North Central Catchment Management Authority

Pental Island Levees

This project will examine existing Pental Island levees and floodway to better understand the level of protection and assist to determine appropriate future management arrangements.

$108,000

North Central Catchment Management Authority

Rapid Flood Risk Assessments

This project will undertake rapid flood risk assessments for seven townships and four rural areas to support local community resilience and understanding of flood risks.

$158,000

North Central Catchment Management Authority

Flood Warning Prediction Service for Carisbrook

This project will design a fit-for-purpose flood warning system for Carisbrook to help the town and its community prepare for future flood events.

$28,000

Northern Grampians Shire Council

Marnoo Flood Study

This project will undertake a flood study for the township of Marnoo.

$64,000

Northern Grampians Shire Council

Stawell Flood Investigation

This project will undertake a flood investigation in Stawell.

$132,000

Parklands Albury Wodonga Limited

Building Wodonga's Resilient Communities, Eco-systems and Park Infrastructure

This project aims to minimise the creation of future disaster risk by adaptive design for floodplain park infrastructure, strategic plantings to slow storm-water run-off onto floodplains, and establishing a seedbank orchard of climate adapted native trees, shrubs and ground layer species.

$114,000

Southern Rural Water

SRW Flood Gauge and National Flood Warning Infrastructure Standard Gap Analysis

This project will use the National Flood Warning Infrastructure Standard (2019) to perform a gap analysis between the current performance of Southern Rural Water's flood gauges and that required by the Standard.

$50,000

Strathbogie Shire Council

Emergency Relief Centres Infrastructure Resilience Project

This project seeks to reconfigure the electrical power supply at each of the Council's five nominated Emergency Relief Centres to enable mobile trailer mounted liquid fuel generators to be connected. The generators will restore and/or maintain power and functionality of these sites in the event of an emergency.

$32,500

Victoria State Emergency Service

Community Emergency Risk Assessment Online – Enhancements

This project will carry out enhancements to the Community Emergency Risk Assessment Online platform. The project will enable more detailed and accurate risk assessments and better access for municipal members to participate in the risk assessment process.

$50,000

Warrnambool City Council

South Warrnambool Flood Investigation

This project will undertake a flood investigation to determine the impacts of flooding at, in and the surrounds of South Warrnambool. The project will assess flood risk and help to determine mitigation strategies.

$200,000

Yarra Ranges Council

Cooler, Safer Buildings Yarra Ranges

This project will upgrade eight key buildings in the area, so that they are more resilient and fit for purpose as refuges during times of need.

$110,000

 

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