Sustainability

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
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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...

Risks and Impact Assessed 

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Drivers for Adaptation Action 
South East Councils Climate Change Alliance (SECCC) commissioned a Coastal Adaptation Pathways...
Outcomes Achieved 


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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...

Risks and Impact Assessed 

 

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Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Need for right scale & type of climate change information to use in operational models (water...
Outcomes Achieved 
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Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Impacts of sea level rise and storm response to existing coastal infrastructure and future...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
  • The City has a strong history of awareness and action with respect to Climate Change

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Outcomes Achieved 

The LAPP project formed the basis for an ongoing climate change adaptation portfolio for the...

Critical Success Factors 
Outcomes Achieved 

Incorporation of sea level rise & adaptation issues into coastal hazard & flood risk...

Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Undertake risk analysis based on LAPP requirements. Adaptive responses and time scales were taken...
Outcomes Achieved 

Comprehensive climate change risk analysis conducted by Marsden Jacobs and Broadleaf