Simon Corbell has announced he has $2.7 million to spend on disaster resilience in the ACT and wants your ideas on how to spend it:
New projects and initiatives that aim to protect Canberra against the threat of a natural disaster or emergencies could boost their budget with $2.7 million in grant funding now available, Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Simon Corbell, said today.
Eligible projects are required to be more than $2000 and include:
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— Disaster mitigation strategies or projects;
— Investment in disaster resilient public infrastructure;
— Disaster warning systems;
— Community education, awareness and readiness activities;
— Research on natural disasters of benefit to the public;
— Programs that support vulnerable sections of the community;
— IT projects that enhance disaster resilience;
— Projects which assist in post disaster community recovery.