NCCARF Policy Guidance Brief 7: Climate proofing Australia’s infrastructure

Media type: 
Policy
Institution/s: 
National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
State: 
Queensland
Year: 
2013

NCCARF’s evidence-based Policy Guidance Briefs address key challenges to effectively adapting Australia to a variable and changing climate, providing high-level policy advice designed for use by policy makers at Commonwealth and State level.

This Policy Guidance Brief deals with climate proofing Australia’s infrastructure.

The policy guidance provided in this brief was developed at a workshop held in Sydney. The workshop was attended by policy makers and managers from within NSW State Government agencies, Geoscience Australia, Sydney Water, Water Services Association of Australia, TransGrid, Ausgrid, Sydney Airport, Sydney Ports, Optus, Railcorp, Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia, Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia, BlueScope Steel, Lendlease Construction, private consultants, Ron Cox (University of New South Wales), Darryn McEvoy (RMIT University), Paul Bell (University of Queensland) and NCCARF staff.

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