Round Two of the Disaster Ready Fund now open

Published on:
Tuesday, 23 January, 2024
Emergency Management

The Disaster Ready Fund (DRF) is an Australian Government initiative that will deliver up to $200 million in funding over five years from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2028, to fund projects that support natural disaster resilience and risk reduction.

DRF Round Two is now open, and will close at 5pm AWST Wednesday 20 March 2024.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) is the Lead Agency for Western Australia. Western Australian applicants must submit their application to DFES via the online application portal

Applicants from the Indian Ocean Territories (Cocos Keeling Islands, Christmas Island) must also submit via the online application portal.

If you have not submitted an EOI but have a project you wish to discuss, please contact before submitting your application.

Please ensure you have read and understood the DRF Round Two Guidelines and reviewed the FAQs and Factsheets available on the DRF website before commencing your application.

If you want a share of $200 million of emergency management grant funding for a project that will build resilience in the Western Australian community and prepare for future natural hazard impacts, begin your application today.

For more information, visit Disaster Ready Fund (

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