South Australia

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Impacts on roles of perennials in adapting to climate change

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Need to increase productivity and profitability of existing farm systems. Explore this research...
Outcomes Achieved 

Perennials provide a tool to adapt to climate change.

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
  • ...
Outcomes Achieved 

Final project report

Financial simulation model that quantitatively calculates the...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Coastal inundation & sea level rise

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Prepare flood maps of Port Adelaide metropolitan area. Engage the community in understanding...
Outcomes Achieved 

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Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Seeking to bring partners together who have not traditionally worked with each other
Outcomes Achieved 

Focus on regional scale adaptation planning is appropriate for the impacts & issues.

Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
The City of West Torrens is undertaking a Western Adelaide Region Climate Change Adaptation Plan (...
Outcomes Achieved 

Actively engages  real decision makers, those who actually deal with the impacts & problems...

Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Demonstrate cooperation between environment, economic and social planning sectors (TBL)
Outcomes Achieved 

Adaptation planning process based on  good quality information about climate, demographics...