This Week in NCCARF

  • 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.

  • Week starting
    Monday, June 3, 2013

    This week, NCCARF staff are attending the Primary Industries Adaptation Research Network Symposium "Farm profitability in a food insecure world". Jean Palutikof is a member of the Premier's Council on Climate Change for South Australia and will attend a Council meeting in Adelaide. 

    NCCARF published nine new reports last week on Indigenous communities, industry and business, biodiversity and primary industries. 

    The full program to plan for NCCARF's annual conference Climate Adaptation 2013 is now online. See you in Sydney, 25-27 June.

  • Week starting
    Monday, May 27, 2013

    NCCARF launches results from more than 140 peer-reviewed research projects at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday. The projects are across all aspects of climate change adaptation science and practice. A series of seminars throughout the day will showcase some of the results.

    Also on Thursday we will publish three reports from the Indigenous Communities theme on strengthening institutions for Indigenous resilience, adaptive housing in Alice Springs, and Indigenous women's approach to aquaculture

    The National Climate Adaptation conference is offering discounted registration this week until Thursday 5pm. Register here.


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