Funding programs

In 2009 a four year National Partnership Agreement on Natural Disaster Resilience (NPA) was agreed to by the Commonwealth and States and Territories, forming the Natural Disaster Resilience Program (NDRP). As at February 2014, the NPA has been extended to continue until June 2015. The NDRP is a grant funding program that encourages governments to work together with volunteers, the private sector and non-government sectors in an effort to enhance Australian communities' resilience to natural disasters.


This is to be achieved through each state and territory delivering a program of activities that:

Funding programs

Funding is available through three programs which form the Northern Territory Natural Disaster Resilience Program.


Program manager

NT Natural Disaster Resilience Program
NT Emergency Service
PO Box 39764

P: 08 8922 3631 F: 08 8947 2162 E:

Northern Territory Emergency Service administers the Natural Disaster Resilience Program on behalf of the Northern Territory Government

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*Applications relating to the Northern Territory Risk Priority Project Fund should contact the Program Manager to discuss proposed projects.