Conference

2nd Practical Responses to Climate Change Conference, 1-3 May 2012, Canberra, Australia

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This paper describes a process used to investigate how Murray-Darling Basin communities are likely to be affected by future changes in water availability, be they climate or policy driven. The paper also outlines some of the key methodologies employed across two projects in rural New...

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1 Jan 2013
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For over a century, farmers in the northern plains region of Victoria have adapted to the challenge of farming in a climate shaped by periodic drought and low rainfall. The "climatic" and "pricing" shocks which have occurred during the first decade of the new millennium...

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1 Jan 2013
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Whilst the range of impacts of a changing climate on farming communities has been extensively studied in Australia, little is known about how individuals and households in small rural towns adapt to the effects of long term water insecurity. The health and wellbeing impacts of...

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1 Jan 2013
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Conflict over water allocations and the need to adapt to climate change in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin has resulted in decision makers choosing engineering interventions to use water more 'efficiently' for wetlands conservation. We review a range of policy and infrastructure adaptation measures implemented in the...

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1 Jan 2013
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Seasonal, structural and market conditions during the last decade led to unprecedented changes being made by Australian dairy farmers. To remain relevant to dairy farmers, industry and government must ensure future policies and programs are informed by an understanding of farmers' needs. Semi-structured, face-to-face, qualitative...

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