Adapting to Climate Change in Australia
The Australian Government has release a position paper, Adapting to Climate Change in Australia (3 MB), which sets out the Government’s vision for adapting to the impacts of climate change and proposes practical steps to realise that vision.
This paper outlines the Australian Government’s role in adaptation, which includes building community resilience and establishing the right conditions for people to adapt; taking climate change into account in the management of Commonwealth assets and programs; providing sound scientific information; and leading national reform.
The position paper identifies six national priority areas for action: water, coasts, infrastructure, natural ecosystems, natural disaster management, and agriculture.
For more information please see the Australian Government's Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency climate change adaptation page.