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Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Greater Perth

This Vision and Transition Strategy defines a vision of a water sensitive future for Greater Perth, WA, and outlines the broad steps the city should take to enable a transition towards this future. It is the outcome of the Cooperative…
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  • Date Published: 13th Aug 2018

Overview: IRP3 — Guiding Integrated Urban and Water Planning

Urban planning in Australia’s major cities has struggled to accommodate population growth in a way that promotes liveability, resilience, sustainability and productivity. To achieve water sensitive outcomes, we need a planning approach that recognises the interlinkages between water, urban form…
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  • Date Published: 30th Jul 2018

Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Greater Sydney

This Vision and Transition Strategy defines a vision of a water sensitive future for Greater Sydney, NSW, and outlines the broad steps the city should take to enable a transition towards this future. It is the outcome of a project…
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  • Date Published: 16th Jul 2018

Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Bendigo

This Vision and Transition Strategy defines a vision of a water sensitive future for Bendigo, Victoria, and outlines the broad steps Bendigo should take to enable a transition towards this future. It is the outcome of nine months of research,…
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  • Date Published: 11th Jul 2018

Overview: Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Townsville

This note provides an overview of the   Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Townsville.   The note presents the 50-year water sensitive vision for Townsville, and a summary assessment of Townsville’s current water sensitive performance and its progress  towards its…
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  • Date Published: 10th Jul 2018

Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Townsville

A project by the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities brought together 29 leading thinkers across water, planning, environment and development in Townsville in a series of 3 action research workshops. They considered the city’s long-term water aspirations, benchmarked…
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  • Date Published: 28th Jun 2018

Toward effective change in urban water policy: the role of collaborative governance and cross-scale integration

Introduction This report investigates collaboration and integration of governance across scales and organisations, themes that were identified in previous research on innovation adoption processes in the A3.1 Sub-project, Better governance for complex decision-making. The premise of the research is that…
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  • Date Published: 31st Dec 2016

Flexibility in adaptation planning – Guidelines for when, where and how to embed and value flexibility for urban flood resilience

Preface This guideline provides the ingredients for embedding and valuing flexibility in adaptive planning. In contemporary adaptation planning in the urban flood risk management sector, the valuation of flexibility is about determining the expected net present value of the adaptation…
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  • Date Published: 14th Mar 2017

CRCWSC Industry Note (2016): Benchmarking Water Sensitive Cities

Supportive social and institutional frameworks are a key part of facilitating the transformation towards increased water sensitivity. Three complementary qualitative benchmarking tools have been developed to assist urban water policy makers and strategists identify current water management practice and future…
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  • Date Published: 1st Dec 2016

Flood Resilience in Water Sensitive Cities: Guidance for enhancing flood resilience in the context of an Australian water sensitive city

Introduction Although integrated water management (IWM) has been aspired to by many for decades, the popularity of trying to manage water as a cycle has grown rapidly since the early 1990s, despite there being no substantive examples of the delivery…
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  • Date Published: 1st Dec 2016

The risky business of water sensitive innovation: A legal analysis of risk allocation

Introduction This report seeks to further examine the role of risk in relation to Water Sensitive Cities (WSCs) and to examine innovation risk from a legal perspective. It also seeks to marry together two pivotal notions that are frequently discussed…
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  • Date Published: 19th Sep 2016

Pursuing sustainable urban water management through co-governance – A case study of Marrickville Council

Summary Achieving sustainable urban environments requires an alternative approach to urban water management. Sustainable urban water management (SUWM) is one such approach that recognises the importance of involving stakeholders in decision-making processes. Scholars have proposed numerous mechanisms for engaging and…
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  • Date Published: 19th Sep 2016

A Water Sensitive Cities Index to support transitions to more liveable, sustainable, resilient and productive cities

Abstract There is growing emphasis globally on the importance of water system services in enhancing a city’s liveability, sustainability, resilience and productivity. However, achieving these outcomes, particularly against the backdrop of climate change and rapid urbanisation, requires significant realignment of…
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  • Date Published: 26th Jun 2016

Crisis, change and water institutions in Southeast Queensland: strategies for an integrated approach

Citation Republished in part with permission from  Wallington, T., Robinson, C.& Head, B.W. (2012). ‘Crisis, change and water institutions in South-east Queensland: strategies for an integrated approach’, in Measham, T. and Lockie, S. (eds,) Risk and Social Theory in Environmental Management,…
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  • Date Published: 1st Aug 2012

Legal duties for restoration of waterways and wetlands: a Western Australian analysis and case study

Citation Republished in part with permission from Gardner, A. and J. Jensen (2016), Legal Duties for Restoration of Waterways and Wetlands, New Water Policy and Practice Copyright © Policy Studies Organization. Note: Journal articles and conference papers (and links where available)…
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  • Date Published: 3rd May 2016

Adaptation mainstreaming for achieving flood resilience in cities

Abstract Many cities across the world have started to adopt resilience approaches for flood risk management. These approaches typically combine different types of interventions to protect against flooding, minimise damages caused by flooding, and recover efficiently after flooding. However, a…
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  • Date Published: 1st May 2016
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