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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Building climate resilience

Partners

  • Community
  • Local government
  • Business
  • Industry sector

Benefits:

  • Increased resilience to assist Tasmanians to prepare for, and respond to, the impacts of a changing climate
  • Allow communities to recover faster following extreme weather events

ACTION 5.1

Build community resilience by raising awareness of flood risks and implementing a statewide system for flood warnings and alerts

Lead Agency:  DPFEM (SES)

Expected commencement: Commenced

Expected Completion: FY 2017-18

ACTION 5.2

Develop online resources to help communities understand their exposure to natural hazards

Lead Agency:  DPAC (OSEM)

Expected commencement: Commenced

Expected Completion: Ongoing

ACTION 5.3

Work with local government and regional bodies to embed climate change adaptation into strategic and financial decision making

Lead Agency:  DPAC (TCCO)

Expected commencement: Commenced

Expected Completion: FY 2018-19

ACTION 5.4

Understand and manage the impacts of coastal hazards  to existing settlements by identifying risks and developing management options

Lead Agency:  DPAC (TCCO, OSEM)

Partner Agency: DoJ

Expected commencement: FY 2017-18

Expected Completion: FY 2018-19

ACTION 5.5

Examine the impacts of climate change on bushfire risks in the TWWHA

Lead Agency:  DPAC (TCCO)

Partner Agency:  DPIPWE, DPFEM

Expected commencement: Commenced

Expected Completion: FY 2017-18

ACTION 5.6

Work with Tasmanian Government agencies to embed  climate change consideration in strategic planning, purchasing and decision making

Lead Agency:  DPAC (TCCO)

Partner Agency: Treasury

Expected commencement: Commenced

Expected Completion: Ongoing

ACTION 5.7

Mitigate risks from bushfire by delivering a targeted program of burns to reduce fuel in areas that pose the greatest risk to the Tasmanian community

Lead Agency: DPIPWE

Expected commencement: Commenced

Expected Completion: Ongoing