Leadership

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Assess differing kinds of coastal impacts along coastlines

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Address shortcomings in previous policy in regard to sea level rise projections.
Outcomes Achieved 

Drafted amended policy (currently being considered by Minister of Planning).

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Critical Success Factors 
Phase of project 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Potential impacts of storm surges and inundation

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Southwest Framework identified need for further research on climate chnage impacts
Outcomes Achieved 

Modelling and inundation maps prepared by Geoscience Australia

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Impact of sea level rise, coastal inundation, storm events and riverine flooding to 2100.
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

Previous studies identified the region as highly susceptible to the potential impacts of...

Outcomes Achieved 

Phase 1 regional hazard assessment incorporated erosion into hazard modelling, identified...

Risks and Impact Assessed 

Changed rainfall patterns, drought, temperature increases

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Ensure that there are viable, practical and profitable options for dairy farmers so that the...
Outcomes Achieved 

Improved resilience of farm business systems.

Shared knowledge and practice on adaptation...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Impacts of extreme water restrictions on reduced primary production and water quality

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Enable water sharing - precision agriculture and environmental management concurrently.
Outcomes Achieved 

Increased productivity.

Increased community involvement in adaptive management of water...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Mortality in conifer plantations and decreased productivity linked to extreme weather events...

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
WA Department of Conservation and Land Management (CALM) and the Forest Products Commission WA...
Outcomes Achieved 

Sustainable and profitable plantations.

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Impacts on roles of perennials in adapting to climate change

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Need to increase productivity and profitability of existing farm systems. Explore this research...
Outcomes Achieved 

Perennials provide a tool to adapt to climate change.

Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
A progressive council with a practical mindset resolved to develop an adaptation plan &...
Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
AdaptWater TM ’s database has been developed to address multiple risks, specifically these six...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) members, led by Sydney Water, required a cutting...

Outcomes Achieved 
  • Input of spatial data sets for six hazards in five states to a

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Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Coastal hazards likely to impact property and infrastructure in the Townsville local government...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

The creation of State Planning Policy 3/11 requiring each affected Council to prepare a Coastal...

Outcomes Achieved 

A robust methodology, tools and processes to respond effectively to coastal hazards in...