Tasmania

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Increasing variability in rainfall distribution and increasing temperature - impacts on farm...

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Develop information sheets for adaptation options for farmers.
Outcomes Achieved 

Series of information sheets outlining adaptation options.

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Impacts of extreme water restrictions on reduced primary production and water quality

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Enable water sharing - precision agriculture and environmental management concurrently.
Outcomes Achieved 

Increased productivity.

Increased community involvement in adaptive management of water...

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.
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 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 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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