Future Coasts - Queensland's coast in 50 years

Early bird registration for the 2019 Queensland Coastal Conference is now open! The conference, to be held on the 21st and 22nd August 2019 at Mantra Legends in Surfers Paradise, is now accepting early bird registrations. The Organising Committee has worked hard to bring our most affordable and accessible conference yet. Early bird registrations are open until the 30th April, so get in quick! Read More

Rabbits more destructive to dunes than climate change

Rabbits have been identified as the culprit behind historical damage to the vast dune system that flanks South Australia’s Coorong. A long-term study of vegetation cover on Younghusband Peninsula’s transgressive dunes by Flinders University researchers shows that rabbits have been the most destructive factor affecting dune stability, ahead of wind, temperature fluctuation or rainfall ¬- and recent reduction of the rabbit population has greatly improved the stability of these dunes. Read More

People Place Partnership - Dongara and Port Denison, WA

This item is about the people in a small but resourceful regional community in Dongara - Port Denison (Western Australia) who have strong attachments to the place in which they live and a thriving capacity for volunteering and partnerships. It is also about the way the small but innovative Shire of Irwin local government utilised community engagement and treated strategic partnerships to help the community develop place-based strategies to improve climate change related environmental sustainability and resilience. Read More