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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

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

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

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

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

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

Appropriate Flood Adaption

Climate change induced extreme weather events call for a reconsideration of how built-up areas are designed and are already forcing incremental adaptation of existing cities, neighbourhoods and properties. Yet, the magnitude of climate change and the associated consequences for the…
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  • Date Published: 11th Jul 2016

Are policy-makers interested in social research? Exploring the sources and uses of valued information among public servants in Australia

Abstract This article explores the use of research and expertise within a selection of government agencies at state and federal levels in Australia. A recent survey of public officials provides new data on the reported use of evidence and expertise…
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  • Date Published: 2nd Jun 2014

Urban water system safety: a human factors investigation

Abstract Water systems in first-world countries such as Australia are still vulnerable to critical incidents that can result in health and safety disturbances. This research investigated the human element issues of control room operations for both water treatment and distribution.…
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  • Date Published: 2nd Dec 2013
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