Eligible natural disaster expenditure

Under the NDFA scheme, eligible costs are those associated with certain counter-disaster operations, including repairs to assets damaged by counter-disaster operations restoration and emergency protection works to essential public assets damaged as a direct result of a natural disaster, including the repair of roads and bridges, levees, local government offices and storm water infrastructure.

If a natural disaster event is notified to the Commonwealth under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA), additional support may be provided to assist local councils with:

  • the establishment of Relief or Recovery Centres or a Municipal Emergency Coordination Centre
  • personal and financial counselling.

The guidance and templates provide further information on the types of eligible expenditure.


Reviewed 26/02/2018
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