Governments at all levels need to be aware of the potential future costs of climate change. This supplement to Climate Change Risks to Australia's Coasts was released in June 2011.
This publication presents additional data on the exposure of commercial buildings (e.g. retail precincts), light industrial buildings, and transport infrastructure (road, rail, tramways).
Greater than $226 billion in coastal assets are potentially exposed to inundation and erosion hazards at a sea level rise of 1.1 metres (high end scenario for 2100).