2015 AUSTRALIAN COASTAL COUNCILS CONFERENCE – REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

Registration has now closed for the 2015 Australian Coastal Councils Conference to be held at RACV Cape Schanck Resort on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, from Wednesday 11 to Friday 13 March 2015

Download the registration brochure here 2015 Australian Coastal Councils Conference BROCHURE  

The annual Australian Coastal Councils Conference is an important national event that brings together representatives of local government, researchers, policy makers and others with a stake in the future of the Australian coast and its communities. Conference topics include:

  • Understanding Sea Level Rise and Projections for the Future – Keynote address by Dr. John Church, coordinating lead author for the chapter on sea level rise in the 5th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change;
  • Coastal Issues and Challenges – A national perspective with case studies featuring practical examples of how to address common coastal challenges;
  • Managing and Funding Natural Disasters in Coastal Australia – Keynote address by Andrew Coghlan of Australian Red Cross representing the Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience and Safer Communities;
  • Coastal Australia: a Federal Government Perspective – The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for the Environment (Invited);
  • Presentation of the 2015 Australian Coastal Awards to acknowledge the achievement of individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to the Australian coastal environment, settlements and sustainability

The conference program will also provide an opportunity for coastal researchers and practitioners to share knowledge about current coastal research needs and activities. We encourage you to join us at this important event and look forward to seeing you on the Mornington Peninsula in March 2015. Download the registration brochure here 2015 Australian Coastal Councils Conference BROCHURE

For more information call Susan Faulkner on: 03 9399 8558 or email: info@seachangetaskforce.org.au