Decision Making and Planning

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...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
· Average annual temperatures will increase by up to 1.3 degrees in 2030 and 3.5 degrees in 2070 ·...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

In 2006, following strong leadership from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) the Shire had its first...

Outcomes Achieved 

·         Tailored communication strategies and engagement activities that are socially...

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...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Low, medium and high climate change projections for the 2030 planning horizon were developed using...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

Over many years, Fortescue has undertaken significant and associated infrastructure expansion....

Outcomes Achieved 

·         Scenarios of key climate parameters at a regional scale

·         Critical...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Potential economic, social and environmental impacts arising from: · Sea level rise · Coastal...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

Regional risk assessment processes across Councils clearly identified insufficient existing...

Outcomes Achieved 

A Handbook and supporting Workbook to guide decisions on managing existing coastal hazards and...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

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Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Recognition by Regional Councils Climate Change Initiative (representing 12 southern Tasmanian...
Outcomes Achieved 

This pilot project has improved the capability and resilience...

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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