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Adapting the western region of Adelaide for climate change

Read the full report of the AdaptWest Climate Change Adaptation Plan (PDF)

In a hurry? – read the Executive Summary (PDF)

Want more detail? – read the research papers


Residential Building Retrofit for Climate Adaptation 

The AdaptWest project team is pleased to announce that we have appointed The Energy Project to work with us on this project. 


AdaptWest - Natural Disaster Resilience Program (NDRP) 

AdaptWest was successfully funded by the NDRP to deliver the Residential Building Retrofit for Climate Adaptation project. The project is focused on targeted building audit and building fabric upgrades to improve resiliency to extreme heat events. Stage 1 of the project is to scope the potential implementation plan and budget to deliver on this project. 



Sharewaste is a website where people can share their kitchen scraps or can register to take scraps.


2018 SA Climate Leaders Awards

The South Australian Government has released both the finalists and winners for the 2018 SA Climate Leaders Awards for 4 separate categories. Government, community, individual and industry & business. You can find the results below or read more here.


The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility

The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) operates to provide supporting research and documentation for decision makers throughout Australia as they prepare for and manage the risks of climate change and sea-level rise. Read more.


Share what you grow

Want to share your extra fruit, vegetables, herbs and seedlings that you have grown with your local community? You can drop these off for others to take for free at a local Grow Free cart. You can also take what you need from the carts. Some of the simple rules are that there is no bartering, swapping or selling.

Find more information and find a cart near you.

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