Monthly Archives: December 2011

ACS Submission to the Productivity Commission on “Barriers to Effective Climate Change Adaptation”

ACS has provided the attached submission to the Productivity Commission’s public inquiry into the Barriers to Effective Climate Change Adaptation.

In undertaking the inquiry, the Commission should identify any specific barriers that inhibit effective adaptation to unavoidable climate change, and high priority options for addressing those barriers.

The Commission is to:

examine the costs and benefits of […]

By |December 19th, 2011|Latest news, News|Comments Off|

Position vacant – Research Fellow (Social & Equity Dimension of CCA), Melbourne University


Position no.:0022622

Employment type: Full-time Fixed Term

Campus: Parkville

Department of Resource Management and Geography
Melbourne School of Land and Environment

Salary: $57,351 – $77,825 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The primary role of the position is research. The successful applicant will be required to: conduct data collection and analysis, involving periods of […]

By |December 13th, 2011|Events, Jobs, Vic Chapter|Comments Off|

Launch of Green Cross Australia’s Witness King Tides photographic project

Qld Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM)
 Media alert
Launch of Green Cross Australia’s Witness King Tides photographic project
Where:          Lower Moora Park – off Park Parade, Shorncliffe
When:            Thursday December 15, 10.30am – 11.45am
What:             The Hon. Vicky Darling, Minister for Environment and Mara Bun, CEO Green Cross Australia will join ABC TV weather […]

By |December 12th, 2011|Latest news, News|Comments Off|

Qld ACS Branch celebrates Coastcare Week on the Gold Coast

Caring for the coast comes easy on the Gold Coast, as the coastal environment is reflected throughout the City’s atmosphere. From the northern foreshores of Moreton Bay Marine Park to the world-class point break at Snapper, as well as the crystal clear waters, soft sand, muddy mangroves and sub-tropical reefs, the 70km of beaches […]

By |December 9th, 2011|Latest news, News, Qld Chapter|Comments Off|

Tasmania ACS Branch Update – Dec 2011

ACS Tas has had a great end to the year with successful involvements in Coastcare Week celebrations and a new coastal alliance. Coastcare week was celebrated with many fun and diverse activities and events across Tasmania, with the largest of these being ‘Coastal Conversations 2011′. This event brought together ACS Tas, NRM South, the […]

By |December 8th, 2011|Latest news, News, Tas Chapter|Comments Off|

South Australian ACS Branch Update – Dec 2011

The SA chapter has had several smaller member group meetings in the latter half of 2011 and it’s been great to have a few more passionate bods on deck! Our focal issue has been the Kangaroo Island Pro Surf contest, which was held in early November.

The KI Pro Surf contest was the subject of […]

By |December 6th, 2011|Latest news, News, SA Chapter|Comments Off|

Position vacant – Coastal Oceanographer, Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) – Darwin NT

Northern Territory

The Australian Institute of Marine Science is Australia’s tropical marine research agency. The Institute has world-class laboratory facilities in Townsville Queensland, Perth Western Australia, and Darwin Northern Territory, two modern research vessels and extensive technical support. Facilities are being enhanced with $68M of capital funds from the Australian Government to support […]

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Positions vacant – Research positions in conservation planning James Cook University, Townsville


James Cook University’s Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies is recruiting three researchers. These are three-year positions based in Townsville, north Queensland.

The successful applicants will join an expanding group of PhDs and postdoctoral researchers in Program 6 (Conservation planning for a sustainable future), led by Professor […]

By |December 5th, 2011|Events, Jobs, Qld Chapter|Comments Off|

NSW ACS Branch Update – Dec 2011

Thanks to all of you in NSW for your continuing support.  We’ve had a productive past few months culminating in a very successful NSW Coastal Conference held in the seaside paradise of Tweed Heads between 8-11 November.  The Conference kicked off with an ACS hosted workshop for the Coasts and Climate Change Council that […]

By |December 2nd, 2011|Latest news, News, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

Queensland ACS Branch Update – Dec 2011

The Queensland Coastal Conference held in Cairns during October was a great success. Bruce Thom was a keynote speaker at the conference and infected everybody with his enthusiasm and deep love of the coast while outlining ways that we may be able to work together at a national level.

ACS hosted a pre-conference workshop in […]

By |December 1st, 2011|Latest news, News, Qld Chapter|Comments Off|