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BOATING COASTAL ACTION PLAN
This Project will review the existing BCAP and revise it to ensure the plan’s relevance and currency for another five years i.e. 2013 to 2018.
Revision of Boating Coastal Action Plan
PORT PHILLIP BAY ADAPTION PATHWAYS PROJECT
The Australian Government has invested $4.5 million to demonstrate effective approaches to adaptation in the coastal zone. Thirteen projects received funding to develop leading practice approaches to better manage future climate risk to coastal assets and communities. The projects are due for completion in June 2012. The Port Phillip Bay Adaptation Pathways Project is one of three of the successful Victorian bids.
Over the next 12 months the Port Phillip Bay Adaptation Pathways Project will develop a range of adaptation and risk management options to assist councils to adopt the most appropriate actions for coastal asset management over time.
The project is split into two parts. looking at the economics of coastal inundation risks followed by an exploration of future coastal development scenarios and their implications, based on four case study sites.
Part 1 – The Economic Context
Provides a high level view of the expected costs of coastal inundation hazards, including anticipated climate change impacts, compared to the benefits of occupying hazard areas.
Part 2 – Community Pathway and Framework Assessment
Looks at a wide range of adaptation and risk management options and a number of climate change scenarios over time. The exploration of scenerios through workshop sessions will identify a short list of preferred options for the study sites.
The methodologies and range of approaches developed will be able to be used by other coastal councils in developing their adaptation strategies dependent on site context, value and future risks.
CASE STUDY SITES
The case studies include a range of coastal aspects from highly modified urban areas, low lying suburbs to steep catchments. They are:
The project is being led by the Municipal Association of Victoria, the Association of Bayside Municipalities and the Central Coastal Board who comprise the project control group. Partners also include Melbourne Water, the Department of Planning and Community Development, Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research and the Cities of Melbourne, Port Phillip and Kingston and the Mornington Peninsula Shire.
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