Stephen Dovers


Coastal management in Australia: Key institutional and governance issues for coastal natural resource management and planning

This monograph is intended to provide a synthesis of the key challenges and issues forcoastal planning and management in Australia. It is a joint publication between theCooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary and Waterway Management(the Coastal CRC), the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies...

What's critical about critical infrastructure?

Our cities and regions depend on the critical nodes and arteries that together comprise urban infrastructure systems. This includes energy, food, water, sewerage and communications. The positioning of critical infrastructure is crucial to our understanding of the world we live in and how we see...
Conference paper

Disaster risk reduction and urban planning: a case of uneven mainstreaming?

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...
Conference paper

Climate change and human settlements: methodology, case studies and issues arising

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research. This paper was presented at SOAC 4 held in Perth from 24 to 27 November 2009. SOAC 4 was hosted by the University of Western...