Stocktake of Current Victorian Local Government Climate Change Adaptation Planning

"This report, the Stocktake of Current Victorian Local Government Climate Change Adaptation Planning is the first part of the Supporting Victorian Local Government climate Change Adaptation Planning: Issues, Barriers and Opportunities project. With funding from the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE), the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) has undertaken this project to analyse the status of, and specific needs and issues relating to, local government adaptation planning.

Impacts of Climate Change on Human Settlements in the Western Port Region: People, Property and Place

"This report examines the nature and extent of potential impacts of climate change to the Western Port region of Victoria. The report’s focus is on the impacts of climate change on the built environment, the social and economic implications of the impacts and the vulnerability of different localities and groups.

Scenarios for Climate Change Adaptation

The home page of the Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research

City of Melbourne Climate Change Adaptation Plan

Web site which describes the activities the City of Melbourne is undertakiing to adapt to climate change

Promoting Social Inclusion in Adaptation to Climate Change: Discussion Paper

Report which explores climate change adaptation challenges for the vulnerable communities of five local councils (Mornington Peninsula, Cardinia and Bass Coast and the Cities of Frankston and Casey).


Distributed Systems: A design model for sustainable and resilient infrastructure.

Workshops involving policy officers from across the Victorian Government were held in early 2007 to identify priority areas for eco-innovation in Victoria. A key theme arising from these workshops was concern about the sustainability and security of energy, water and food systems in Victoria given the challenges and responses to climate change.