Communiqué calls for Australian Government to support climate adaptation plans

Delegates attending the 2018 Australian Coastal Councils Conference at Geelong, from 21 to 23 March, adopted a Communiqué calling on the Australian Government to support initiatives by councils to develop and implement coastal climate adaptation plans. The delegates issued the Communiqué in response to climate change hazards which represent a clear and imminent threat to … Continue reading Communiqué calls for Australian Government to support climate adaptation plans

2018 Australian Coastal Councils Conference report now available

The report and presentations from the 2018 Australian Coastal Councils Conference, held at the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre from 21 to 23 March 2018, are now available at the following url -  https://coastalcouncilsconference.org.au/reports/ The report includes a copy of the final program for the event, together with the Conference Communiqué and links to the … Continue reading 2018 Australian Coastal Councils Conference report now available

Winners of 2018 Australian Coastal Awards Announced

The winners of the 2018 Australian Coastal Awards were announced at the Australian Coastal Councils Conference, held at the City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, on Thursday 22 March. Barry Sammels, Chair of the Australian Coastal Councils Association, said the Awards were established to acknowledge the achievement of individuals and organisations that have made a significant … Continue reading Winners of 2018 Australian Coastal Awards Announced

Call For Papers – 2018 Coastal Councils Conference

The Organising Committee of the 2018 Australian Coastal Councils Conference is inviting abstracts to be submitted for papers to be presented at the Conference, which is to be held at Geelong, Victoria, from 21 to 23 March, 2018. The Committee is seeking papers on coastal themes including but not limited to the following topics: Coastal … Continue reading Call For Papers – 2018 Coastal Councils Conference

Registration open for 2018 Australian Coastal Councils Conference

Registration is now open for the 2018 Australian Coastal Councils Conference, to be held at Geelong, Victoria, from 21 to 23 March 2018. The conference is a great opportunity for coastal decision-makers to share information on the latest developments in coastal planning and management from around Australia. Plus, there will be a special pre-conference forum focusing … Continue reading Registration open for 2018 Australian Coastal Councils Conference

Changing Direction of Storms Poses Additional Threat to Coastal Areas

A detailed study of a major storm and its impact on the Australian coast has identified a climate change hazard not previously recognised - as storm patterns change, coastal areas once thought to be safe are likely to be severely affected. The study of the severe storm event which hit the east coast of Australia … Continue reading Changing Direction of Storms Poses Additional Threat to Coastal Areas

Results – Survey of Impacts of Airbnb and Similar Online Rental Platforms

As a result of concerns expressed by some coastal councils about the effects of rapid growth in listings on platforms such as Airbnb and Stayz the Association conducted a survey into the impact of short-term holiday rental services on coastal communities. The survey was developed in association with Professor Nicole Gurran, Professor of Urban and … Continue reading Results – Survey of Impacts of Airbnb and Similar Online Rental Platforms

2017 AUSTRALIAN COASTAL COUNCILS CONFERENCE – REPORT AND PRESENTATIONS

The 2017 Australian Coastal Councils Conference was held at Redcliffe, Queensland, from Wednesday 3 to Friday 5 May 2017. The event was held at the Mon Komo Hotel, Redcliffe, Queensland and was jointly hosted by Moreton Bay Regional Council and Moreton Bay Region Industry and Tourism. Read or download the conference report here: 2017 Australian … Continue reading 2017 AUSTRALIAN COASTAL COUNCILS CONFERENCE – REPORT AND PRESENTATIONS

Winners of 2017 Australian Coastal Awards Announced

The winners of the 2017 Australian Coastal Awards were announced on 5 May at the Australian Coastal Councils Conference, held at Redcliffe in Queensland. Barry Sammels, Chair of the Australian Coastal Councils Association, said the Awards were established to acknowledge the achievement of individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to the Australian … Continue reading Winners of 2017 Australian Coastal Awards Announced

2017 Australian Coastal Councils Conference

The 2017 Australian Coastal Councils Conference was held at Redcliffe, Queensland, from Wednesday 3 to Friday 5 May 2017. The Australian Coastal Councils Conference is the annual event where representatives of coastal councils, policy makers and researchers come together to share information on the latest developments in coastal planning and management from around Australia. The … Continue reading 2017 Australian Coastal Councils Conference