Get Ready Queensland provides $2 million in Queensland Government funding to help local governments improve their communities’ resilience and aligns with QRA’s mission to make Queensland the most disaster resilient state in Australia.

2023-24 funding program

2023-24 Get Ready Queensland program is underway. 

Funding has been issued.

Click the link below to download the 2023-24 program guidelines. 

2023-24 acquittals

All claimed GRQ expenditure for the 2023-24 program must be submitted to QRA by 30 September 2024.

When preparing your acquittal, the following should be attached as supporting documents:

  • Signed acquittal report
  • Examples of completed activities funded (e.g. event photos, collateral, videos)
  • Detailed transaction general ledger report.

Unspent funds from the 2023-24 Get Ready Queensland program must be acquitted back to QRA and cannot be rolled over to future funding rounds. 

The acquittal process can be emailed to

For more information and support, contact your QRA Recovery Officer or the Get Ready Queensland team at

2024-25 funding program

The planning phase for the 2024-25 Get Ready Queensland program is underway, with Councils set to receive their submission packs in May 2024.

Funding allocations will remain consistent with the previous financial year, and submissions must be returned  to by 30 June 2024.


Get Ready Queensland activity case studies
Watch Community resilience – Get Ready Queensland and Redland City Council on YouTube.
Watch Resilience education – Get Ready Queensland and Sunshine Coast Regional Council on YouTube.
Watch Cook Shire Get Ready music video on YouTube.
Watch Get Ready to Grab N' GO on YouTube.
Watch Longreach - Outback Kids are Tough on YouTube.
Watch Getting Ahead Of Bushfires on YouTube.

Find out more and Get Ready

Check out these other pages and useful resources on the Council Hub.