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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


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.



Wattle Range Council


  • Regional Development Australia (Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula)
  • Goyder Institute for Water Research
  • SA Water






  • Repower Port Augusta
  • Gluepot Reserve, Birds of Australia
  • Adelaide Sustainability Centre






  • Teys
  • Australian Green Clean
  • Adelaide Airport and CIM Enviro
  • SUHO


Industry and Business


A/Professor Seth Westra


  • Mark Bachmann
  • Manuel Peter Solis
  • Heather Smith


Community Sustainability Grants

Community Sustainability Grants have been provided by Conservation SA and the Government of South Australia to assist NGO's in the delivery of community level climate-related projects. Applications close November 9th 2018. Find out 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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