• Robert C. Brears
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Climate Resilient Societies book series (PSCRS)


A key aspect of Australia’s National Climate Resilience and Adaptation Strategy is that climate change adaptation actions are determined at regional and local levels. As such, State and Territory governments have the main role in leading adaptation actions. This chapter summarises a selection of strategies being implemented.


Climate change Australia Resiliency and adaptation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert C. Brears
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  1. 1.MitidaptionChristchurchNew Zealand

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