Presentations at the 2019 Australia’s Coastal Councils Conference, which was held at Kiama, NSW, from Wednesday 6 – Friday 8 March, are now available. The preliminary conference report will be available by Friday 15 March.
Wednesday 6 March
Diana Griffiths, founding director of Studio GL
Astrid Stuer, Water Technology Pty Ltd.
Subathra Ramachandram, Program Manager LGAQ, and Sel Sultmann, Principal Coastal Scientist, QLD Department of Environment and Science
Warren Bunker, Group Executive, Liveability and Natural Assets Group, Sunshine Coast Council
Warren Young, Chief Lifeguard Gold Coast City Council, Bruce Hopkins, Head Lifeguard Waverley Council
Professor Nicole Gurran, Chair of Urban and Regional Planning and Policy at The University of Sydney
Session facilitated by members of the Australian Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association
Dr Andrew McCowan, Managing Director, Water Technology Pty Ltd.
Ralph Roob, Senior Environmental Engineer, City of Greater Geelong.
Dr David Rissik, Senior Principal, Climate Adaptation, BMT
Scott Wilson, Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science, Macquarie University.
Thursday 7 March
Kaya M. Wilson and Dr Hannah E. Power, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle.
Karen Ronning, Manager Tourism and Events, Kiama Municipal Council
Coralie Bell, Tourism Manager, Shoalhaven City Council and Chair, Australian Regional Tourism.
Oliver J Moles, Director Sustainable Development, Moyne Shire Council
Professor Lesley Hughes, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research Integrity and Development, Macquarie University
Brad Sutton, Acting Manager Environmental Systems, Lake Macquarie City Council, and Claire Chaikin-Bryan, Project Manager Strategy, Performance & Improvement, Northern Beaches Council
Allan Young, National Technical Leader, Urban and Regional Planning, EMM Consulting Pty Ltd.
Facilitated by Brad Sutton, Lake Macquarie City Council, and Claire Chaikin-Bryan, Northern Beaches Council.
Brett Herbert, Scientist, Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.
Craig Blount, of Cardno (NSW/ACT) Pty Ltd.
Justin Fischer, Manager Asset Engineering, Cassowary Coast Regional Council
Glen Dare, Environmental Engineer, City Planning and Sustainability Division, Brisbane City Council.
Friday 8 March
Professor Colin Woodroffe, School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences, University of Wollongong
Dorean Erhart, Program Manager LGAQ and Catherine Dunbar, Manager Adaptation – Climate Change and Sustainable Futures, QLD Department of Environment and Science.
Alan Stokes, Executive Director, Australian Coastal Councils Association