Parallel session 14 – Building resilience of communities and community services

Wednesday 1 October 2014 – Day 2, 3.30-5.00pm
Room 7
Chair: Richard Thornton (Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC)
Engaging community service organisations in climate change adaptation
Hartmut Fϋnfgeld*1,3, Philip Wallis2,3, Karyn Bosomworth1,3, Sophie Millin1,3, Alianne Rance1,3, Kate Lonsdale4,3
1RMIT University, Australia, 2Monash University, Australia, 3VCCCAR, Australia, 4UKCIP, UK
Examining pathways for climate adaptation for communities in remote Australia: Experiences from desert communities
Digby Race*1,2, Supriya Mathew2,3
1CSIRO, Australia, 2CRC for Remote Economic Participation, Australia, 3Ninti One Ltd, Australia
Levels of social trust two years after the 2011 Queensland floods: The experiences of men from refugee backgrounds
Ignacio Correa-Velez*1, Celia McMichael2
1Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 2La Trobe University, Australia
Applying Social Resilience Concepts and Indicators to Support Climate Adaptation in Tropical North Queensland, Australia.
Allan Dale*1, Karen Vella2, Ruth Potts2
1James Cook University, Australia, 2Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Adapting rural vulnerable communities; a community service pilot project in rural Victoria
Jo Brown*1, Alianne Rance2, Melanie Russell1, Hartmut Fϋnfgeld2
1Southern Grampians and Glenelg Primary Care Partnership, Australia, 2RMIT University, Australia
Child centred approach to climate change and health adaptation through schools : A randomised intervention trial in Bangladesh
Md Iqbal Kabir*1,4, Mirza Afreen Fatima Lusha2, Md Bayzidur Rahman3, Wayne Smith1, Abul Hasnat Milton1
1The University of Newcastle, Australia, 2Climate Change and Health Promotion Unit,Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Bangladesh, 3The University of New South Wales, Australia, 4National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine, NIPSOM, Bangladesh