Sustainability

Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Work with sugarcane farmers to trial innovative farming practices that may become adopted more...
Outcomes Achieved 

Pioneering partnerships between Mackay region's natural resource management group, Reef...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Increasing variability in rainfall distribution and increasing temperature - impacts on farm...

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Develop information sheets for adaptation options for farmers.
Outcomes Achieved 

Series of information sheets outlining adaptation options.

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Increased climate variability and change resulting in shifting weather patterns. Build the...
Outcomes Achieved 

Increased capacity of famers to understand weather drivers and plan for the future.

Award...

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 

Hotter growing conditions and heat wave events

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Project funded by DAFF and delivered by Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation. Aims...
Outcomes Achieved 

Project is still in initiation stage

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Impacts of climate change on the range of commercial fishing species

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
University of Tasmania Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) is undertaking research...
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 
Climate change impacts on the environment, society and economy of the GBR such as increases in...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

A pre-cursor to the Action Plan was the 2007 foundation publication ‘Climate Change and the...

Outcomes Achieved 

The Great Barrier Reef Climate Change Action Plan 2007 - 2012 has supported deeper...

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...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Anticipated sea level rise and increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events,...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

In 2009, requests from SCCG Member Councils for a regional inundation assessment project that...

Outcomes Achieved 

Phase 1 Report - Modelling and Mapping of Coastal Inundation under Future Sea Level Rise...