An Australian Climate Accord: a new way forward for climate crisis governance?
In this policy brief, the authors outline the current federal climate crisis and its international context. They discuss Australia's current ability and strategy for meeting the current targets, demonstrating that current means are inadequate.
Investigation of the causes of mass fish kills in the Menindee Region NSW over the summer of 2018–2019
This report investigates the causes of three major fish kills in the Darling River, near Menindee, in December 2018 and January 2019.
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...
VCCCAR governance models for adaptation - planning law and related measures
This report explores a range of adaptation planning and associated measures that can potentially play a role in supporting the adaptation of Victorian settlements to climate change impacts; as well as the legal and institutional arrangements for their implementation. It highlights that current practice relies...
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...