National policies and plans

2020

A national Royal Commission into Australia’s devastating Black Summer bushfires has established an agreement from the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd).

The Morrison Government has released the Terms of

Australia - government
2019

This paper focuses on how drought can affect the productivity and profitability of farms. It is an ongoing challenge for businesses, communities and regions. The stress of drought can affect health and well being. Due to climate change, drought is likely

Australia - government
2019

This framework is designed to guide Australia’s efforts to reduce disaster risk associated with natural hazards. It translates the first three Sendai Framework priorities into action for the Australian context; though the strategies outlined in this

Department of Home Affairs
2019

The Brisbane River Strategic Floodplain Management Plan (April 2019) provides the framework for a consistent approach to managing flood risk across the floodplain. It is a significant regional plan that considers current and future flood risk, disaster

Queensland Government
2018

As background, the Queensland Strategy for Disaster Resilience 2017 (the Strategy) was released in July 2017 to guide our shared vision of making Queensland the most disaster resilient state in Australia. Resilient Queensland provides an engagement and

Queensland Government
2018

Droughts are part of Australia's landscape and managing drought is a feature of Australian agriculture. Australian farming businesses and farming communities are adopting increasingly sophisticated and effective strategies to deal with drought and respond

Australia - government
2018

The New South Wales (NSW) Critical Infrastructure Resilience Strategy encourages leaders in business and government to support the NSW community by improving critical infrastructure resilience (CIR) across NSW.

This strategy promotes NSW critical

New South Wales Government
2018

The Building a resilient tourism industry: Queensland Tourism Climate Change Response Plan (Tourism Sector Adaptation Plan) provides a roadmap for the tourism industry to respond proactively to climate change, and to lead the way as a steward for the

Queensland Government Griffith University
2018

The Emergency Management Sector Adaptation Plan (EM-SAP) has been developed to support the sector to manage the risks associated with a changing climate, and to harness the opportunities provided by responding to the challenges. Led by the emergency

Queensland Government National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
2018

The Biodiversity and Ecosystems Climate Adaptation Plan (the Plan), seeks to lay the groundwork for a future of more collaborative and strategic problem-solving, planning and on-ground action to minimise the negative impacts of climate change on

Queensland Government National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility