Western Australia

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Assess differing kinds of coastal impacts along coastlines

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Address shortcomings in previous policy in regard to sea level rise projections.
Outcomes Achieved 

Drafted amended policy (currently being considered by Minister of Planning).

When...

Critical Success Factors 
Phase of project 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Potential impacts of storm surges and inundation

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Southwest Framework identified need for further research on climate chnage impacts
Outcomes Achieved 

Modelling and inundation maps prepared by Geoscience Australia

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impacts Addressed 
Impact of sea level rise, coastal inundation, storm events and riverine flooding to 2100.
Drivers for Adaptation Action 

Previous studies identified the region as highly susceptible to the potential impacts of...

Outcomes Achieved 

Phase 1 regional hazard assessment incorporated erosion into hazard modelling, identified...

Critical Success Factors 
Risks and Impact Assessed 

Mortality in conifer plantations and decreased productivity linked to extreme weather events...

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
WA Department of Conservation and Land Management (CALM) and the Forest Products Commission WA...
Outcomes Achieved 

Sustainable and profitable plantations.

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 
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 
Impacts of sea level rise and storm response to existing coastal infrastructure and future...
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
  • The City has a strong history of awareness and action with respect to Climate Change

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Outcomes Achieved 

The LAPP project formed the basis for an ongoing climate change adaptation portfolio for the...

Critical Success Factors 
Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Alliance is working collaboratively to identify vulnerability of Cockburn Sound and Owen Anchorage...
Outcomes Achieved 

Partnerships forged between Cities of Cockburn, Fremantle, Rockingham &  Kwinana,...