Strategies and partnerships

National Drought Agreement

Drought assistance in Queensland is administered in compliance with the National Drought Agreement which is the policy agreed to by states, territories and the Australian Government to promote drought preparedness of primary producers.

Drought Program Review

Read the recommendations  of the review and the Queensland Government Response.

Queensland climate change response

See how Queensland in responding to climate change, and the actions we will take to transition to a low carbon, clean growth economy and adapt to the impacts of a changing climate.

Water supply security

The Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy provides support to local governments with longer-term water supply planning for their communities. This helps ensure that issues relating to the availability and reliability of water supplies are understood and plans can be made to deal with shortfalls.

Regional Water Supply Security Assessments

The Regional Water Supply Security Assessment Program (RWSSA) is a partnership with local government and water service providers, providing a shared understanding of the potential water supply security risks for prioritised communities.