Strategies and partnerships
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.
Read the recommendations of the review and the Queensland Government 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.
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.
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.