Sep19

Building Resilience to Climate Change workshop

  • Date:

    19 September 2018

  • Time:

    9:30 am - 3:30 pm

  • Location:

    Murwillumbah Civic Centre, Canvas & Kettle, 10-14 Tumbulgum Road, Murwillumbah

Councils are invited to attend a workshop on potential climate-related risks to council assets and community services including:

  • Increased mosquito-borne disease and other public health risks
  • Saltwater intrusion into water supplies
  • Increasing urban heat
  • Projected changes to vegetation

For more information, please see our draft agenda (PDF, 141KB).

Who should attend?

Officers and staff from the following areas of councils:

  • Environment/sustainability
  • Asset management
  • Water utilities
  • Health, Building and Regulation
  • Planning & Development
  • Landscapes/open space

This workshop will provide the opportunity to hear from other councils that are implementing adaptation projects, share project learnings, explore tools and resources to build resilience and expand the network of local government practitioners addressing climate change.