This Week in NCCARF

  • Week starting
    Monday, March 23, 2015

    Dave Rissik will present at the Planning Institute of Australia Regional Symposium in Mackay. NCCARF will hold a stakeholder consultation meeting in Perth on Friday.



  • Week starting
    Monday, March 16, 2015

    We will hold stakeholder consultation meetings in Sydney and Melbourne. If you would like to attend, please email. The on-line stakeholder survey, which will feed into development of NCCARF activities in Phase 2, closes at the end of Friday 20th March. We need to know your views, so if you haven't contributed, please visit our survey page.

  • Week starting
    Monday, March 9, 2015

    Dave Rissik, the NCCARF Deputy Director, will give a plenary talk at the 2015 Australian Coastal Councils Conference, organised by the National Seachange Task Force on the Mornington Peninsula. We continue our program of stakeholder consultation with a meeting of state and government representatives at Ballina on Friday. Our user needs survey is open on the NCCARF website and we have had over 230 responses so far - if you have not yet completed the survey please click here.

  • Week starting
    Monday, March 2, 2015

    NCCARF is launching a short survey to understand the knowledge needs of the climate change adaptation community working on coastal areas. Please help us by contributing to the survey - it's just 14 questions. We are also holding stakeholder consultation meetings in Darwin and Cairns. If you would like to attend, please contact Ana Perez Vidaurre. Jean Palutikof will attend a Working Group in Canberra exploring Science and Research Priorities for Environmental Change.

  • Week starting
    Monday, February 23, 2015

    Jean Palutikof will attend an expert meeting of the Torres Strait Regional Authority on adaptation and resilience planning. Dave Rissik will participate in a meeting to Develop a Resilience Strategy for Metropolitan Melbourne. Sarah Boulter will be at the 2015 NRM Planning for Climate Change Workshop in Sydney.

    Last week, we were delighted with the turnout for the stakeholder consultation meetings, with 33 people attending in Hobart and 50 in Adelaide. Also, an article appeared in The Conversation written by Jean Palutikof on the need for adaptation, following the release of The Science of Climate Change: Q&A by the Australian Academy of Sciences.

  • Week starting
    Monday, February 16, 2015

    We will be running two stakeholder consultation meetings in Hobart (17th February) and Adelaide (19th February) to discuss with government and business representatives our plans for Phase 2. If you would like to attend either of these meetings, please contact Sarah Boulter.

  • Week starting
    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    NCCARF is delighted to announce that the new Funding Agreement between Griffith University and the Australian government (through the Department of the Environment) which brings NCCARF Phase 2 into operation was signed on 16th October. The Phase 2 program runs for three years and emphasises support for decision makers seeking to manage the Australian coastal zone under climate change and sea-level rise.  Target groups for this work include local governments, the private sector and civil society. 

  • Week starting
    Friday, July 4, 2014

    This week we are busy judging nominations for the 2014 Adaptation Champion awards and building the conference program with over 300 successful abstracts accepted. NCCARF Director, Jean Palutikof is in Kuala Lumpar taking part in the review for the third IPCC report.

  • Week starting
    Thursday, June 26, 2014

    Nominations for the 2014 Climate Adaptation Champion closes Monday 30th June 2014. Do you know someone making a difference on the ground in climate change adaptation? If so, we want to hear about them! More information

  • Week starting
    Monday, March 31, 2014

    The search for the 2014 Climate Adaptation Champion has begun. Do you know someone making a difference on the ground in climate change adaptation? If so, we want to hear about them!

    Nominations close 30 June 2014. 


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