NSW Government Floodplain Management Grants Open
2nd March 2021
The 2021-22 funding round for the NSW Government’s floodplain management grants are now open. Applications can be made under 4 independent project stages:
Stage 1: Flood Study
Preparation of a flood study, including data collection.
Stage 2: Floodplain Risk Management Study
Preparation or review of a floodplain risk management study and plan.
Stage 3: Feasibility Study
Investigation, design and/or feasibility study (where required) for works and new flood warning systems identified in a floodplain risk management plan. This stage must be undertaken for all new flood warning systems and for works projects that are likely to exceed a total implementation cost of $500,000 ex GST.
Stage 4: Implementation
Implementation actions identified in a floodplain risk management plan or have completed the requirements of a Stage 3 project, this includes but not limited to:
- Structural works, such as levees, detention basins, flood gates and improved flow conveyance
- Flood warning systems
- Evacuation management
- Voluntary purchase or house raising.
To apply for a grant, you will need to read the guidelines and submit the application through the new online Grants Management System.
Applications close 5pm 18th March 2021.
You can find more information at www.environment.nsw.gov.au/topics/water/floodplains/floodplain-management-grants.