Strategy

Engaging households towards the Future Grid

This engagement strategy draws on findings across all stages of the project to provide best practice and innovative examples of household engagement towards the Future Grid.
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.
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.
Briefing paper

Sustainability appraisals of design-led responses to climate adaptation

Design charettes (a form of intensive workshop) were held in Bendigo and Sea Lake, engaging community members, local government and state government staff and academics in an intensive process of envisaging and designing alternative futures for their locality based on an understanding of local conditions...
Briefing paper

Assessing resilient urban systems to support long term adaptation to climate change

Assessing resilient urban systems examines some key findings arising from research on the resilience and adaptive capacity of energy and water infrastructure systems in two Melbourne housing developments – one in the city’s outer north and the other in a rapidly gentrifying inner suburb.