The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility is a unique venture established by the Australian Government in 2008 to harness and coordinate the capabilities of Australia’s researchers, to generate and communicate the knowledge decision-makers need for successful adaptation to climate change.
The Facility is a Partnership between the Australian Government Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and Griffith University, with a consortium of funding partners drawn from across the country:
- Queensland Government
- James Cook University
- Macquarie University
- Murdoch University
- Queensland University of Technology
- The University of Newcastle
- University of Southern Queensland
- University of the Sunshine Coast
Decision-makers have the information needed to adapt Australia successfully to climate change.
To generate the biophysical, social and economic information needed by decision-makers in government, and in vulnerable sectors and communities, to manage the risks of climate change impacts, by leading the research community in a national interdisciplinary effort.
Our Core Objectives
- Identify knowledge needs of end users
- Build and harness the capacity of the research and end user community
- Generate the knowledge to meet end user needs
- Make knowledge available to end-users