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Under Climate Action 21: Tasmania’s Climate Change Action Plan 2017-2021, the Tasmanian Government is supporting Tasmanian businesses, industry and the community to prepare for the risks and opportunities of a changing climate.
The Climate Research Grants Program offered grants of up to $50,000 towards climate change projects that support research, and/or the development of decision support tools, that align with one or more of these seven Tasmanian priority research areas:
Applications for this program closed on Friday 12 June 2020.
The grants program was heavily oversubscribed, with a large number of high quality applications requesting a total in excess of the available funding. Thank you to everyone who submitted an application.
|Compound extreme events|
|University of Tasmania (UTAS)||Understanding the economic burden of climate-related extreme events: A framework to support future planning and decision making in the health care sector||$49,528|
|Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment - Natural and Cultural Heritage Division||Incorporating Downscaled Climate Projections for Enterprise Suitability and Versatility Maps at 2030 and 2050||$49,909|
|DairyTas Board Incorporated||Strategies to reduce the carbon footprint of Tasmanian dairy farms||$50,000|
|Cradle Coast Authority||Online Property Management Planning (PMP) Climate Change Module||$16,000|
|Biosecurity and invasive pests|
|UTAS||Evaluation of the susceptibility of Tasmania’s agricultural sector to insect pest species under a changing climate||$49,744|
|Derwent Catchment Project||Biosecurity preparedness in a changing climate: regional planning for the Derwent Catchment||$49,920|
|UTAS Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS)||Mapping warming reefs for management strategy evaluation||$45,532|
|Tourism Industry Council Tasmania||Tasmania’s future as a carbon neutral visitor destination||$50,000|
|Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority||Radcliffe Creek – Understanding complex climate change impacts on a complex cultural heritage site||$40,000|
|Health and wellbeing|
|CSIRO||Lutruwita Aboriginal Shell Practice and Ocean Change||$50,000|
|UTAS||Active Travel: A climate change mitigation strategy to benefit the health of all Tasmanians||$49,990|
|Aquaculture and wild fisheries|
|UTAS IMAS||Assessing multidecadal climate-driven shifts for Tasmanian marine species||$48,314|
|UTAS IMAS||Assessment and communication of risks to Tasmanian aquaculture and fisheries from marine heatwaves||$49,973|
|Tools for decision making|
|UTAS||A fire regime model for planned burning and ecological management in a changing climate||$49,743|
|UTAS||Developing climate adaptation models to guide climate-resilient forest revegetation||$48,305|
|The University of Melbourne||Trees on farms: a tool for decision making||$50,000|
For further information please contact the Tasmanian Climate Change Office by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone: (03) 6232 7173.