Person

Annette Wiltshire

Report

Legal tools and measures for adaptation and managing climate risk in Victoria

The project examines the way in which law and governance arrangements shape climate change adaptation in Victoria. This project focuses particularly on the legal, regulatory and institutional dimensions of managing the risks posed by extreme events such as floods and heatwaves (climate risks).
Report

Governance and legislative issues for critical infrastructure adaptation to climate change

The impacts of climate change for ports will include increased run-off and siltation requiring increased dredging; disturbance and distribution of currently entrained heavy metals and other pollutants; delays to berthing and cargo handling; coastal flooding; and required engineering upgrades to wharfs, piers, gantries and other...
Technical report

Managing the uncertainty and risks of climate change

The focus of the paper is the use of data that informs adaptation – how it can be collated, updated and disseminated, and how it can be incorporated into instruments to affect adaptation by governments, communities and individuals.
Briefing paper

Legal tools for adaptation

The VCCCAR funded project, Governance Models for Adaptation and Natural Disaster Risk Management, is investigating Victorian legal, financial and institutional frameworks for managing the risks of extreme events and natural disasters. It will identify specific risk management mechanisms in land use planning, catchment management, natural...
Report

Governance models for natural disaster risk management: legal, regulatory, institutional and financial risk mechanisms - final report

The focus on law and governance has enabled the project to examine a wide range of drivers and mechanisms that influence adaptation around extreme events and drawn attention to the many different actors involved in shaping how climate risk is managed in Victoria, including businesses...