Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research

Briefing paper

Resilient urban systems: lessons from community-scale infrastructure climate change adaptation

Design and planning of infrastructure in urban developments without specific attention to social and institutional arrangements may undermine community resilience. However, social and institutional enablers of resilience can be fostered by policy makers, developers, utility providers and other stakeholders.
Annual Report

VCCCAR Annual Report 2012-2013

The Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research (VCCCAR) was formed in 2009 as a partnership between La Trobe, Melbourne, Monash and RMIT universities. VCCCAR is funded by the Victorian Government through the Department of Sustainability and Environment. The University of Melbourne administers VCCCAR on...
Annual Report

VCCCAR Annual Report 2011-2012

The Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research (VCCCAR) was formed in 2009 as a partnership between La Trobe, Melbourne, Monash and RMIT universities. VCCCAR is funded by the Victorian Government through the Department of Sustainability and Environment. The University of Melbourne administers VCCCAR on...
Report

Resilient urban systems: a socio-technical study of community scale climate change adaptation initiatives

With the increasing appearance of less- and de-centralised (water and energy) infrastructure systems as part of new residential developments, it is especially important to determine how these systems affect the resilience of Victorian communities.
Annual Report

VCCCAR Annual Report 2010-2011

The Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research (VCCCAR) was formed in 2009 as a partnership between La Trobe, Melbourne, Monash and RMIT universities. VCCCAR is funded by the Victorian Government through the Department of Sustainability and Environment. The University of Melbourne administers VCCCAR on...