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Supported Projects 2015-2017

Natural Disaster Resilience Grants Program (NDRGP) | State Emergency Management Program (SEMP) | Emergency Volunteer Fund (EVF) | PDF OF LIST

NATURAL DISASTER RESILIENCE GRANTS PROGRAM (NDRGP)

Organisation

Project Name

Project Summary

Funding

Region

Northern Midlands Council

Back Creek Levee Augmentation Feasibility Study

Concept design for Back Creek or Western Levee raising, costings, property acquisitions etc. 

$8,000

 

North

 

SES North

 

Enhancing Tasmania's Emergency Warning Capacity

Multi agency project to materially improve Tasmania's capacity to disseminate all hazard warnings.  A further objective is to improve Tasmania's flood intelligence.

$36,000

 

State

Dept. Of State Growth

 

Enhancing Tasmania's Bridge Infrastructure Emergency Management Planning

Enable greater coordination and rebuilding of and replacing bridges across Tasmania.  Conduct an audit of temporary bridge stocks, calculate requirements and identify gaps, develop common bridge designs and procurement paperwork.

$73,500

 

State

Women's Health Tasmania Inc.

Addressing Family Violence in Emergencies

 

The project aims to raise awareness, of the risks to families following disasters, especially with the emergency services. It will build capacity within the services, the staff and their families and develop systemic strategies to recognise and mitigate risks. 

$17,580

 

State

Latrobe Council

 

Minimising Flood Risk in Latrobe and Surrounding Areas

 

Revise understanding of flood risks in Latrobe and Surrounding Areas, update existing flood frequency analysis, and provide clear info on flood alerts.  Build resilience through improved warning system sand exploration of engineering works required. 

$65,548

 

North West

 

Launceston City Council

 

Launceston Flood Monitoring CCTV Network

 

Install CCTV at 5 locations for Emergency Agencies to use for flood event management, planning and response activities.

 

$30,000

 

North

West Tamar Council

 

Landslide Monitoring and Management Options Deviot

 

Work Cooperative with Landowners, Council and State Agencies to develop and assess landslide mitigations options, and monitoring.

 

$76,000

 

North

Break O'Day Council

 

St Marys Flood Risk Management Project

 

St Marys risk management project, including a study, Flood Management Planning and initiating priority mitigation actions.

 

$40,000

 

North

Launceston City Council

 

City of Launceston Evacuation Centre Animal Management Equipment Required

Purchase suitable equipment to safely undertake care for animals during an emergency. 

$10,618

 

North

Huon Valley Council

 

Huon Valley Flood Resilience

 

Facilitate recommendations from the Huon River Flood Evacuation Plan, the Huonville Flood Plain Risk Assessment Study and the 15 July 2016 Huonville Flood Event 15 July Report.  

$142,000

South

STATE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (SEMP)

Organisation

Project Name

Project Summary

Funding

Region

 

 

Tasmania’s 2016/17 contribution to Register.Find.Reunite

$25,000

State

Department of Health and Human Services

 

Creating a heatwave ready Tasmania

 

Develop and implement three risk treatment options approved for heatwave in the Tasmanian State Natural Disaster Risk Treatment Plan supporting TSNDRA.

$51,900

 

State

Dept. of Premier and Cabinet

 

Building Capacity to coordinate and support recovery operations in Tasmania

The project will implement arrangements within the State Recovery Plan, and build capacity within Tasmania to coordinate and support recovery from emergencies.

$111,473

 

State

DPFEM

Development of a Tasmanian State Special Plan for Evacuation

Tasmanian Police will develop a State-wide framework for inclusion in the TEMP.

$97,143

 

State

DPFEM

Emergency Management Reforms Project

 

Adopt all 52 recommendations from the DOJ report and agree on financial implications by accepting recommendations be considered by the budget committee.

$110,000

 

State

Dept. Premier and Cabinet

 

Disaster Planning and Recovery for Businesses phase 2

 

Deliver additional Industry specific checklists for dairy farmers, agricultural operators and other sectors.  A series of facilitated workshops with business owners and operators to raise awareness.

$20,000

 

State

Department of Health and Human Services

 

Pandemic Influenza health system preparedness

 

Implement 4 of the 8 pandemic risk treatments identified in the TSNDR Treatment Plan.  For efficient effective coordinated rapid response whilst maintaining priority services.

 

$125,607

 

State

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EMERGENCY VOLUNTEER FUND (EVF)

Organisation

Project Name

Project Summary

Funding

Region

SES Flinders Island Unit

 

SES Flinders Island Unit VC Facilities for Training Room

Provision of a video conference facility for the Flinders Island Training Facility.

$4,500

 

North

St Vincent's dePaul Society

Enhancing Capability for Evacuation Centres

Purchase 30 camp cots, mattresses and covers for use at Emergency Evacuation Centres.

$4,900

 

State

Brighton SES

 

Training Building and dry sand storage area

Build a training building for interagency usage and a storage area. 

$5,600

 

South

SES Northern Midlands Unit

 

Enhanced Training Facilities in a remote Environment

Extend current training room to provide adequate space, table and chairs and visual training equipment.

$7,000

 

North

SES Break of Day Unit

 

SES Break of Day Unit VC facilities for Training Room

Provision of a video conference facility for the Break O'Day Training Facility.

$4,500

 

North

Tasmanian Council of Churches

 

Developing and Implementing a Recruitment Model for Tasmanian Pastoral Care Workers

Map the many and varied faith communities in Tasmania, recruit and train volunteers for deployment as Emergency Ministers in an Emergency Management setting. 

$97,937

 

State

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