Wednesday 21 March 2018 – Conference Day One
Mayor Barry Sammels, Chair, Australian Coastal Councils Association Inc. and Mayor, City of Rockingham.
(See speech page 12 in the conference report)
Introduction to the Geelong and Bellarine Region
Sustainable Economic Development By Protecting and Enhancing Surfing Amenity
Great Ocean Road And Its Landscapes – Planning And Management
Keynote address by The Hon Richard Wynne, Victorian Minister for Planning. (See keynote speech, page 14 in the conference report)
Forum Report – Online Short-Term Holiday Rental Platforms
Seven Sustainable Pathways For Our Coastal Cities And Regions: Adaptive Integrated Planning
Professor Barbara Norman – Foundation Chair, Urban and Regional Planning at The University of Canberra – outlines the positive contribution planning can make to prepare coastal communities for change in the 21st century
Coastal Planning in Action Caloundra ‘City Of Beaches’
Concurrent Session Two – Collaborative Climate Adaptation Case Studies
The Challenge of Collaborating on Coastal Policy in 3 Frameworks. Mr Stuart Waters, Managing Director, collaboration specialists Twyfords
A Collaborative Approach to Coastal Adaptation by 9 Councils in the Peron Naturaliste region of Western Australia. Ms Joanne Ludbrook, Coastal Adaptation Coordinator, Peron Naturalist Partnership
A More Resilient and Insurable Built Environment in Coastal Towns. Ms Maisie Auld, Senior Consultant, Edge Environment
Concurrent Session Three – Coastal Hazard Assessment Case Studies
Prioritising Coastal Hazard Studies – Managing Risks and Quantifying Funding Needs
The ‘Consequence’ of Risk-based Coastal Management and Adaptation.
Port Fairy Coastal and Structure Plan.
Thursday 22 March 2018 – Conference Day Two
Extreme Coastal Erosion Intensified by Storm Wave Direction
Advancing Local Coastal Climate Adaptation Through Regional Collaboration
Our Coast – A Local Response to the Challenges of Climate Change
Presentation by Mr Leigh Dennis, Coastal Adaptation Program Manager – City of Greater Geelong, concerning the Our Coast project which addresses the projected impacts of climate change on local coastal zones.
Character and Sense of Place in Coastal Towns
Professor Ray Green, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at The University of Melbourne, presents the findings of a recent study of the importance of character and place to residents of coastal towns.
Melbourne Metropolitan Urban Forest Strategy
Presentation by Mr Martin Hartigan, Urban Conservation Manager, The Nature Conservancy, who is the project manager for the Melbourne Metropolitan Urban Forest Strategy in conjunction with Resilient Melbourne.
Living Shoreline Response to Building Coastal Resilience
Concurrent Session Six – Challenging Coastal Issues Case Studies
Adaptation and Collaboration: a Multi-agency Approach. Searching for Common Ground in a Contested Place – A Venus Bay Story.
The Pillars: Managing Complex Coastal Issues with Multi-Government Agencies.
The Shorebirds of the Clarence Coast and Yuraygir National Park.
Friday 23 March 2018 – Conference Day Three
Developments in Population Data – Update on new methodologies for estimating population change in Australia’s regions.
Rye Township Plan
Coastal and Climate Policy Forum
The Hon Mark Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, presents a keynote speech on the ALP policy approach to addressing coastal hazards. (See keynote speech, page 20 in the conference report)
An overview of current policies affecting management of the Australian coastal zone.
A keynote speech on the need for a coordinated national approach to managing coastal hazards. (See keynote speech, page 25 in this report)
Ms Rebekha Sharkie MP, Member for Mayo, South Australia
2018 Conference Communiqué
Facilitated discussion to consider adoption of the 2018 Conference Communiqué.
(See page 4 in the conference report).