Decision Making and Planning

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 Impact Assessed 

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Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Develop forecast models and adaptation options.
Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
A progressive council with a practical mindset resolved to develop an adaptation plan &...
Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Undetake a corporate risk assessment and develop a climate change policy
Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Coastal erosion & inundation

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Planning for sea level rise
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 
Coastal hazards likely to impact property and infrastructure in the Townsville local government...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

The creation of State Planning Policy 3/11 requiring each affected Council to prepare a Coastal...

Outcomes Achieved 

A robust methodology, tools and processes to respond effectively to coastal hazards in...

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...