Parallel session 29 – Frameworks, policy and regulation for adaptation

Thursday 2 October 2014 – Day 3, 1.30-3.00 pm
Arena 1B
Chair: Tim Smith (University of the Sunshine Coast)
The Evolution of the South Australian Climate Adaptation Guidelines
Adam Gray*, Victoria Brown, Rohan Hamden
LGA SA, Australia
How can the law make hard decisions easier to take
Andrew Beatty*, Ballanda Sack
Beatty Legal, Australia
Evidence-based climate adaptation policy: a comparative analysis of Australia and the UK
Peter Tangney
Griffith University, Australia
Climate change adaptation and water governance: an institutional and organisation analysis of nine case studies.
Maria de Lourdes Melo Zurita*1, Tim Smith1, Dana Thomsen1, Anna Lyth2, Scott Baum3
1Sustainability Research Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, 2School of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania, Australia, 3Urban Research Program, Griffith University, Australia
Applied adaptation pathways – putting theory into practice
Mark Siebentritt*1, Mark Stafford Smith1, Nicole Halsey1
1Seed Consulting Services, Australia, 2CSIRO, Australia, 3URPS, Australia
Victoria’s Adaptation Story: Building Resilience through partnership-in-action between State and Local Government
Bethany Roberts
Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Australia