CLIRP Aboriginal Infrastructure Funding
The record-breaking flooding that occurred in parts of NSW in February-March 2022 has had a significant impact on communities.
Funding of $150 million was approved for a 2022 Community Local Infrastructure Recovery Package (CLIRP) (the Package) jointly funded by the
Commonwealth and NSW governments under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).
The CLIRP will be delivered in two stages: The Priority Needs Program (PNP) and the Essential Community Assets Program (ECAP).
The PNP will provide funding to assist with the repair, reconstruction and minor resilience building measures for Aboriginal community
infrastructure. In addition, applicants may apply for funds to undertake damage assessments and planning and design work that may be
necessary to participate in the second stage of the CLIRP ECAP.
The $30 million Priority Needs Program will be delivered in community-specific streams as follows:
$6 million Aboriginal Priority Needs Program
$12 million Arts and Culture Priority Needs Program
$12 million Sports Priority Needs Program
Find out more about this program by visiting https://www.aboriginalaffairs.nsw.gov.au/grants/2022-clirp-aboriginal-priority-needs-program/