• Week starting
    Monday, April 11, 2016

    NCCARF welcomes two new members of staff - a graphic designer and software developer - to support the final preparations for CoastAdapt, NCCARF's soon to be released risk management framework for coastal Australia. CoastExchange, the new on-line forum, is one week old and going strong at https://connect.coastadapt.com.au. Please join in the conversation!

  • Week starting
    Monday, April 4, 2016

    NCCARF's Tool Development Partnership meet for two days at the beginning of the week to provide feedback on progress with CoastAdapt. On Wednesday we are holding a workshop in Canberra to prepare a policy guidance brief on the interactions of climate change with Australia's trade, aid and security. Meanwhile - the Online Forum CoastExchange is up and running - why not join us?

  • Week starting
    Monday, March 28, 2016

    NCCARF's CoastAdapt Online Forum opens on Friday 1 April. The Forum aims to support networking and knowledge sharing between coastal managers linked to adaptation. There is a competition and prizes to choose a name for the Forum - closing end Wednesday 30 March - we need your ideas!

  • Week starting
    Monday, March 21, 2016

    We are planning for the opening of the CoastAdapt Online Forum on 1 April. This will provide opportunities for networking linked to coastal adaptation. There is a competition to choose a name for the Forum - closing date 30 March - we need your ideas! Also, we are running a workshop in Canberra as part of our knowledge synthesis program - this week the theme is "Adapting ecosystems under climate change".

  • Week starting
    Monday, March 14, 2016

    We are organising a workshop in Dubbo to look at the 'Long-term resilience of rural communities under climate change'. The four Adaptation Networks will meet at the University of the Sunshine Coast to discuss progress.

    We have extended the abstract submission deadline for the Climate Adaptation Conference to 18th March, as some people have had trouble using the website during peak periods. Please be sure to get your abstract in on time, as this is your last chance!

  • Week starting
    Monday, March 7, 2016

    Many thanks to all those who submitted nominations for the Adaptation Champions - it will be challenging to pick the winners from a very high quality field. NCCARF is organising workshops in Hobart and Cairns, looking at marine ecosystems and development of Australia's tropical North respectively, from the perspective of climate change adaptation.

    We have extended the abstract submission deadline for the Climate Adaptation Conference to 18th March, as some people have had trouble using the website during peak periods. Please be sure to get your abstract in on time, as this is your last chance!

  • Week starting
    Thursday, March 3, 2016

    NCCARF has two submission deadlines approaching:

    Don't miss out on these great opportunities!

  • Week starting
    Monday, February 22, 2016

    Please consider nominating an Adaptation Champion - in government, business or the community, and there is an individual award. The closing date for nominations is 4 March. NCCARF is holding meetings in Adelaide, to prepare a policy guidance brief on 'Large urban centres and climate change' and in Brisbane to prepare a synthesis of research on local government adaptation. We welcome back Dave Rissik, the Deputy Director, who has been to Toronto for a planning meeting on national adaptation in Canada.

  • Week starting
    Thursday, February 18, 2016

    We are holding a workshop in Darwin to contribute to a Policy Guidance Brief on 'Climate Change and Development of the Tropical North'. The Tool Development Partnership, a consortium of coastal managers providing guidance to NCCARF on development of CoastAdapt, is holding a two-day meeting in Melbourne.

  • Week starting
    Monday, February 8, 2016

    We’ll be attending the Living Cities Workshop in Canberra and a workshop on the draft guidelines for the Queensland Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy.

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