Queensland

Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Work with sugarcane farmers to trial innovative farming practices that may become adopted more...
Outcomes Achieved 

Pioneering partnerships between Mackay region's natural resource management group, Reef...

Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
A progressive council with a practical mindset resolved to develop an adaptation plan &...
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 
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 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Undertake risk analysis based on LAPP requirements. Adaptive responses and time scales were taken...
Outcomes Achieved 

Comprehensive climate change risk analysis conducted by Marsden Jacobs and Broadleaf

Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Locate development areas above 100yr ARI sea level rise - prior to legislated requirement to do so.
Outcomes Achieved 

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Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Given the sub-tropical location of the site and its proximity to the coast, the key climate change...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

In 2005, engineering design and Environmental Impact Assessment process started.

Outcomes Achieved 

Climate resilience factored into infrastructure design.