Bass Coast Shire Council - community engagement programs

Risks and Impact Assessed 


  • sea level rise;
  • storm events, flooding and inundation;
  • warmer seas; and
  • increased temperatures
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Engage community in planning for the potential impacts of climate change.
Outcomes Achieved 


Innovative engagement method used residents' photos of king tides & other extreme weather events.

Defined overlays in the planning scheme to deal with areas at risk of sea level rise and inundation.