Tag: Natural Disasters

Productivity Commission Natural Disaster Funding Inquiry Report

Productivity Commission Natural Disaster Funding Inquiry Report

This Inquiry Report looks at the efficacy of current national natural disaster funding arrangements, taking into account the priority of effective natural disaster mitigation and the reduction in the impact of disasters on communities.

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State of Environmental Migration 2014

State of Environmental Migration 2014: A Review of 2013

State of Environmental Migration 2014 is the fourth of the annual series of publications aiming to enhance understanding of natural disasters, sudden natural onset events and slow onset events, and their links to human mobility. It is published by the

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Brisbane City Plan 2014 – environmental information resources

The new Brisbane City Plan 2014 has been approved and has a commencement date of 30 June 2014. It will guide how land in Brisbane can be used and developed. Environmental information resources include biodiversity and waterways, natural hazards (including

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Catastrophe Modelling and Climate Change report

The potential for climate change to drive changes in the severity and likelihood of extreme weather events could have implications for the accuracy of natural catastrophe models. The report Catastrophe Modelling and Climate Change from global insurer Lloyd’s examines whether

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Coastal Vulnerability to Multiple Inundation Sources (COVERMAR) project reports

The Sydney Coastal Councils Group Inc. (SCCG) partnered with University of New South Wales researchers to complete a research project that has developed a multi-hazard tool to assess the vulnerability of buildings and critical infrastructure to extreme marine inundations caused

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Productivity Commission inquiry into Natural Disaster Funding

The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a public inquiry into the efficacy of current national natural disaster funding arrangements, taking into account the priority of effective natural disaster mitigation and the reduction in the impact of

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