The Impact of Climate Change on the Margaret River Wine System

This study explores the potential impacts of climate change on the Margaret River wine industry and adaptation and response strategies for the tourism industry. Although risks were evident (especially in regards to water availability, bushfire risks and threats to the natural environment) it was acknowledged that climate change may present the area with opportunities as well, for instance, increase tourism due to better thermal comfort.

Developing industry climate change adaptation strategies: A case study for the McLaren Vale viticulture and Fleurieu Peninsula oliveculture industries

Adpatation examples for the wine and olive industry in South Australia.  "This work involved a participatory approach, engaging and educating key stakeholders, and encouraged a two-way flow of information between growers, researchers, policy and planning organisations. The focus of the case study was to identify initial adaptation strategies and planning directions in response to high priority climate risks. This work provides a foundation for subsequent, more detailed analysis of climate risks and adaptation options."


Analysis of Past Trends and Future Projections of Climate Change and their Impacts on the Hunter Valley Wine Industry

This report is one of a group of four case studies exploring climate change impacts in the Hunter, Central and Lower Coast Region of NSW. It explores the potential impacts that climate change may have on the wine industry.