The Australian Coastal Councils Association Inc. is a national organisation which represents the interests of coastal councils and their communities. The Association was previously known as the National Sea Change Taskforce.
The role of the Australian Coastal Councils Association is to advocate on behalf of coastal councils. It also commissions research on behalf of councils in relation to issues including:
The coastal zone is home to Australia’s state capitals, to most of the nation’s commercial assets, and to more than 85% of Australia’s population. It plays a pivotal role in the life of the nation. However, it is under increasing threat from a complex set of coastal hazards associated with a changing climate.