This report examines the nature and extent of potential impacts of climate change to the Western Port region of Victoria. The report’s focus is on the impacts of climate change on the built environment, the social and economic implications of the impacts and the vulnerability of different localities and groups. It is one part of a wider ‘integrated assessment’ of climate change in the region that covers:
• regional climate changes and biophysical impacts;
• socio-economic and infrastructure impacts (this report);
• risk assessment; and
• adaptation response.