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Coasts and Climate Change Council advice to Minister Combet released online

The Coasts and Climate Change Council advice to Minister Combet has been just released online at the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency website.

Also just posted online is the Coastal climate change risk – Legal and policy responses in Australia report commissioned by the Council.

By |April 17th, 2012|Latest news, News|Comments Off|

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|

ACS Workshop – “How can the Australian Government offer national leadership in coastal management?”

ACS conducted this workshop as part of the consultation process initiated by the Coasts and Climate Change Council. This Council reports to the Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, the Hon. Greg Combet  AM.

The Minister is seeking practical ideas that will improve the nation’s capacity to cope with climate change impacts on the […]

By |November 28th, 2011|Events, Latest news, News, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

Position vacant – Senior Policy Officer, Invasive Marine Species Program, Canberra

Senior Policy Officer, Invasive Marine Species Program

Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA), Canberra
$86,222 – $96,990 (Biosecurity Animal Division, Biological Quarantine Operations and Marine Pests Branch, Invasive Marine Species Program)
Job No. 11-0269

The Invasive Marine Species Program (IMSP) is looking for someone with the ability to work within the team to implement practical policy, regulatory and program […]

By |November 24th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off|

Position vacant – Policy Officer, Invasive Marine Species Program, Canberra ACT

Policy Officer, Invasive Marine Species Program

Australian Fisheries Management Authority, Canberra
$71,023 – $80,828 (Biosecurity Animal Division, Biological Quarantine Operations and Marine Pests Branch, Invasive Marine Species Program)
Job Ref – Job No. 11-0270

The Invasive Marine Species Program (IMSP) is looking for someone with the ability to work within the team to implement practical policy, regulatory and […]

By |November 24th, 2011|Events, Jobs|Comments Off|

Planning for an Australian National Coastal Observatory: Monitoring and Forecasting Coastal Erosion in a Changing Climate

Planning for an Australian National Coastal Observatory: Monitoring and Forecasting Coastal Erosion in a Changing Climate
abstract from Coasts and Ports 2011 conference

I.L. Turner1, I.D. Goodwin2, M.A. Davidson3, A.D. Short4, T.R.
Pritchard5, C Lane4, D.W. Cameron6, T MacDonald7, J Middleton8,
K.D. Splinter1
1 Water Research Laboratory, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of New South Wales, Sydney […]

By |October 31st, 2011|Latest news, News|Comments Off|

Barriers to Effective Climate Change Adaptation – Public Inquiry

The Productivity Commission invites interested parties to register their interest in an inquiry into regulatory and policy 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 […]

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

Positions vacant – Australian Government seeking community assessors

Help us find your community’s voice on sustainable resource funding
The Australian Government is seeking applications from people interested in becoming a community assessor.

Community assessors play a crucial role in environmental and sustainable natural resource management by representing local, community perspectives on a range of funding decisions. They may be involved in assessing funding applications […]

By |October 7th, 2011|Events, Jobs|Comments Off|

Australian Coastal Society Workshop – “How can the Australian Government offer national leadership in coastal management?”

The Australian Coastal Society plans to host a workshop on the afternoon of 8 November prior to the NSW Coastal Conference. It is an opportunity for those planning to attend the conference to offer views on the potential role of the Australian Government in addressing the complexity of issues that confront the nation now […]

By |October 4th, 2011|Events, Latest news, News, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|