National Disaster Ris​​​​k Reduction 2021-22


The 2021-22 NDRR competitive grant round is open 20 August 2021. The round will close 12pm (midday) Friday 24 September 2021.

About this round

The second National Disaster Risk Reduction 2021-22 (NDRR2021-22) competitive grants program is open from 12pm (midday) Friday 20 August 2021 and closes 12pm (midday) Friday 24 September 2021 This round sets out to distribute $3 million to WA via a competitive grants round that will support the priorities of both the State and Commonwealth governments.

Applications are encouraged for projects assisting in disaster risk reduction, directly benefiting the WA community and delivering sustainable outcomes. This round also encourages State or Sector-wide Significant Projects to apply.

Projects delivered by or benefiting at-risk, Indigenous or Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities are welcomed.

Projects must be addressing at least one Commonwealth NDRRF priority , demonstrate one or more of the 11 action areas within the WA Implementation Plan  and address at least one natural hazard.

For eligibility, organisations wishing to apply should check the Quick Eligibility Check .

How to apply:

Applicants should first review the Guidelines for Applicants and Frequently Asked Questions to be sure their project will meet the NDRR grant eligibility. Use the Quick Eligibility Check before completing your application.

Applicants are encouraged to review the NDRRF and WA Implementation Plan  eleven (11) action areas to ensure the project is addressing at least one Commonwealth priority and one or more State priority. 

Download the 2021-22 NDRR Application Form and save it to your computer prior to completing your application. 

Completed applications are to be submitted to ndrr@dfes.wa.gov.au  before 12pm (midday) Friday 24 September 2021.

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​​​Who to contact

The Frequently Asked Questions will be updated with any relevant questions raised by applicants. 

If you require further information, or require further assistance accessing the application form, contact the Senior Emergency Management Officer at ndrr@dfes.wa.gov.au​ or call 9395 9490