We will hold a Stakeholder Engagement Workshop in Brisbane to gather the views of South East Queensland stakeholders on plans for the NCCARF Coastal Climate Change Risk Management Tool. We will also be meeting with colleagues from the NESP Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub to contribute to planning around their research priorities for the next three years.
Week startingMonday, April 20, 2015
Week startingMonday, April 13, 2015
We will participate in a Forum for Eyre Peninsula Community and Industry Leaders organised by the Eyre Peninsula Local Government Association and NRM Board. This Forum takes place in Port Lincoln on 15th April and is a further opportunity for NCCARF to extend its stakeholder consultation activities.
Week startingMonday, April 6, 2015
We are releasing the report for the Kick-Off Meeting for Phase 2, held in Melbourne in November 2014. This meeting brought together more than 60 participants from around Australia to discuss developments in coastal adaptation, and NCCARF’s plans for Phase 2. The report contains presentations from keynote speakers, and summaries of group discussion.
Week startingMonday, March 30, 2015
This week Jean Palutikof, the NCCARF Director, will participate in Griffith University’s IMPACT @ Griffith Sciences event at the Gold Coast campus on 1st April. This will be a panel discussion on ‘The climate is changing: are we adapting?’ If you are interested in attending, please visit the IMPACT @ Griffith Sciences website.
Week startingMonday, 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 startingMonday, 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 startingMonday, 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 startingMonday, 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 startingMonday, 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 startingMonday, February 16, 2015