Climate change and floodplain management in Victoria

Flood management has always been a challenge, but planning for and adapting to floods in northern Victoria will only prove more problematic if long-term trends of forecasted drought are realised.

Victorian floodplain management strategy

The Victorian Government has developed the Victorian Floodplain Management Strategy to help communities be better prepared for future floods. The strategy clarifies the roles and responsibilities of government agencies and authorities involved in flood management. It aims to improve the evaluation and communication of flood...

Floodplain management in NSW - adapting for sea level rise

This paper provides a description of the likely effects of a sea level rise of up to 1 m on urban developments. This is followed with a preliminary quantitative assessment of the increase in number of building floors inundated, frequency of inundation and magnitude of...