Challenges of adaptation for local governments: NCCARF policy guidance brief 5

Ecosystems Climate change Policy Local government Water Australia

NCCARF’s evidence-based Policy Guidance Briefs address key challenges to effectively adapting Australia to a variable and changing climate, providing high-level policy advice designed for use by policy makers at Commonwealth and State level.

Local governments play a critical front-line role in Australia’s response to the impacts of climate change and sea-level rise. Consistent approaches across all tiers of government are needed to support local adaptation action.

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