Engagement

Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Undetake a corporate risk assessment and develop a climate change policy
Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Coastal erosion & inundation

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Planning for sea level rise
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Coastal erosion, sea level rise/coastal inundation Rising and increasingly saline watertable...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

Ongoing history of response to impacts.

Big shift forward during 2006 - 2008 with...

Outcomes Achieved 

Detailed plans and staging for responding to short and longer term risk from present day...

Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Climate change impacts in South Australia include: · More record hot days and heatwaves affecting...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

Adaptation statewide built upon earlier mitigation action and was enhanced at the state...

Outcomes Achieved 

·         State-wide climate change resilience and adaptive capacity

·         Council...

Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Impacts from changes to median temperature and rainfall on road assets (hotmix/asphalt, spray...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
  • The LGA SA MLS identification of climate change impacts and risks to Council
  • ...
Outcomes Achieved 

Final project report

Financial simulation model that quantitatively calculates the...

Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Extreme weather events in Queensland.
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

In 2010, GCA was approached by a natural disaster resilience program officer from the QLD...

Outcomes Achieved 

Since launching in late 2011, the Harden Up – Protecting Queensland program has seen...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Low, medium and high climate change projections for the 2030 planning horizon were developed using...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

Over many years, Fortescue has undertaken significant and associated infrastructure expansion....

Outcomes Achieved 

·         Scenarios of key climate parameters at a regional scale

·         Critical...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

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Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Recognition by Regional Councils Climate Change Initiative (representing 12 southern Tasmanian...
Outcomes Achieved 

This pilot project has improved the capability and resilience...

Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Hazard definition as revealed by downscaled, (10 km) future climate trends. Risk and impact...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

Realisation that key to success was integration of the climate models with the downstream...

Outcomes Achieved 

·         Climate maps, graphs, tables of trends in key climate parameters at a local scale...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
By 2030, Melbourne is likely to be significantly affected by warmer temperatures and heatwaves,...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

Recognition that Climate Change presents key strategic risks for the City of Melbourne Council...

Outcomes Achieved 
  • Comprehensive assessment of critical risks and analysis of their potential impacts and
  • ...