Documents released by the National Emergency Management Agency in response to Freedom of Information requests
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|Freedom of Information reference||Summary of request||Documents||Release date|
|NRRA-FOI-02||A copy of the Joint Submission and all related communications pertaining to the joint application by MidCoast Council and the Taree University Campus for a grant from the Black Summer Bushfires Fund in 2021.||Documents available here||06 May 2022|
|NRRA-FOI-04||Correspondence and briefings from 16 March 2022 related to the Category D DRFA package submitted by the NSW Government to the Prime Minister on that date, specifically correspondence, advice or information to, from, or between the NSW Government and/or its agencies and the Australian Government and/or its agencies detailing deliberations of that request which informed the Commonwealth response. All correspondence between the NSW Government and its agencies and the Australian Government and its agencies and briefings related to the media release for the above package. All correspondence and briefings relating to local government areas approved for the Category D DRFA package in NSW announced on 18 March 2022||Documents available here||31 May 2022|
|NRRA-FOI-06||A copy of the submission and all related communications pertaining to the Application for funding for the Rejuvenation of Ebor Sports Ground (BSBR001545). Also any documents which give an overview of the expenditure objective of BSBR001545.||Documents available here||21 July 2022|
|NRRA-FOI-07||Documents that say how much and where the 2 billion dollars for fire recovery went that Scott Morrison promised.||Documents available here||26 July 2022|
|FOI 2022-23 01||
1) Copy of grant application and all grant application documents submitted by the applicant entity for Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program awarded application BSBR000104 “DASH! (Dynamic, Active, Safe and Healthy!)”.
2) Copy of all documents held and created by the staff of Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources and it’s [sic] agents and consultants relating to and pertaining to the assessment of application BSBR000104 against the Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program assessment criteria and any other factors considered in the grant award.
3) Copy of all correspondence and documents exchanged between National Recovery and Resilience Agency and Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources relating to and pertaining to the assessment of application BSBR000104 against the Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program assessment criteria and any other factors considered in the grant award.
|Documents available here||3 November 2022|
Financial records showing what the National Emergency Management Agency has spent a majority of its funds on.
|Documents available here||15 March 2023|
|FOI 2023/006||All signed and executed ministerial submissions for the first and second rounds of the National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure program, including annexures||Documents available here||24 July 2023|
All project merit assessments and correspondence within the department, and between the department and any ministerial offices, relating to the below three projects in the first round of the National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Program:
Hinchinbrook Shire Council – Dutton Street Bridge (Palm Creek Crossing), Ingham
Burke Shire Council – Floraville and Truganini Roads Upgrades, Burketown to NormantonCarpentaria Shire Council – Armstrong Creek Causeway, Normanton to Burketown.’
|Documents available here||24 July 2023|