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Registration – 2017 Australian Coastal Councils Conference

You are invited to attend the 2017 Australian Coastal Councils Conference to be 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 2017 Conference will be held at the Mon Komo Hotel, Redcliffe, in Queensland – less than 30 minutes north of Brisbane Airport. The event is being jointly hosted by Moreton Bay Regional Council and Moreton Bay Region Industry and Tourism.

The theme for the 2017 Australian Coastal Councils Conference is A Sustainable Future for Coastal Australia.

Conference topics include:
• What does the future hold for coastal regions? – An outline of the social, economic and environmental outlook for coastal Australia;
• Current impacts of a changing climate – Findings of a joint study by CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology;
• Options for financing coastal adaptation – Findings of a Griffith University study identifying options for financing adaptation works;
• What causes clusters of shark attacks? – The latest research identifies that clusters of unprovoked shark bites are not ‘completely random’;
• Coastal Populations – Proposed new methods of gathering population data in coastal areas. Presented by the Australian Bureau of Statistics;
• Economic Development Strategies – Case Studies from Australia’s coastal regions;
• Presentation of the 2017 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

We encourage you to join us at this important event and look forward to seeing you at Redcliffe in May 2017.

Click here for the registration brochure

Click here for delegate travel resource kit

Click here for the delegates travel request booking form

For more information call Susan Faulkner on Tel: 03 9399 8558 Mob: 0418 254 132
or email: info@coastalcouncils.org.au