Round One of the Preparing Australian Communities Program for projects of local significance (PACP Local) will open for applications on 10 December 2021.

The Grant Opportunity Guidelines are available now to provide applicants time to consult and preapare their applications.

The PACP Local will provide up to $150 million for grants of between $20,000 and $10 million to support eligible entities to undertake disaster risk reduction and resilience initiatives that will reduce the impact of future natural hazards on Australian communities. Round One is focused on the impact of bushfires, tropical cyclones and floods across Australia. The AusIndustry Business Grants Hub is delivering PACP Local on behalf of the NRRA.

Applications close at 5pm AEDT on 6 January 2022.

More information is available at and