This Week in NCCARF

  • 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. 

  • Week starting
    Monday, July 1, 2013

    NCCARF completed its first phase (2008~2013) of operation on 30 June 2013. This website carries all the products from the first phase, including research reports and plans (NARPs), PowerPoint presentations from conferences and workshops, Policy Guidance Briefs and factsheets. Please explore and enjoy! 
    To learn about the next steps for NCCARF, click here
    To read the NCCARF report on 2008-2013 activities, click here.

  • Week starting
    Monday, June 24, 2013

    This week is NCCARF's Annual Conference in Sydney. We expect more than 500 people to attend this key event for Australian adaptation researchers and practitioners. For more information, visit:

  • Week starting
    Monday, June 17, 2013

    Four NCCARF final reports are now available on the themes of community based adaptation to climate changeAustralia’s country towns in 2050urban drought security, and adaptation options for Surf Life Saving Australia.

    This week is your last opportunity to register for the National Climate Adaptation Conference. See the full program here.

  • Week starting
    Tuesday, June 11, 2013

    This week, NCCARF will discuss case studies in Adaptation Good Practice with local and State government and industry in Perth on Friday.  

    There are just two weeks until the National Climate Adaptation Conference. Don't forget to registerWe still have a few tickets left to the Business breakfast briefing.

    Last week, NCCARF published seven final reports on the themes of primary industries; emergency management; social, economic and institutional dimensions; settlements and infrastructure; indigenous communities; food security; and systems thinking.


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