Coastal resilience and preparedness

Rick Plain Royal HaskoningDHV Abstract: Wooli Beach has a long history of coastal instability and the village of Wooli is at significant risk from storm erosion and longer-term recession. The Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) prepared in 2016 recommended a...
  • July 22, 2021
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Mr John Ryan1, Mr Jim Waldron1, Mr Daryl Metters1 1Department Of Environment And Science, Deagon, Australia Abstract: The Queensland Government Hydraulics Laboratory (QGHL) monitors storm tide and ocean waves in Queensland coastal waters for use during extreme events and for...
  • April 9, 2021
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Dr Jaz Lawes1, Mr Shane Daw1 1Surf Life Saving Australia, Sydney, Australia Abstract: Bystanders who drown attempting a rescue are becoming an increasingly important issue within drowning prevention. In Australia, most of these incidents occur in coastal waterways. This study...
  • April 9, 2021
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Dr Jasmine B.D. Jaffres1, Dr Chris Cuff1, Dr Cecily Rasmussen1 1C&R Consulting, Townsville, Australia Abstract: Planning and mitigation measures often assume that flood risk remains mostly invariable over time. Variations are mostly expected on a seasonal scale, although La Niña...
  • April 9, 2021
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Mr Jordan Gacutan1, Ms Edwina Foulsham2, Dr John Turnbull1, Dr Graeme Clark1 1School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia, 2Coastal & Marine Unit, Science Division, Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, NSW Government,...
  • April 9, 2021
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Ms Paula Cartwright1, Dr Peter Fearns2, Professor  Ryan  Lowe1, Dr Mick O’Leary1, Dr Nicola Browne2 1University Of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia, 2Curtin University, Bentley, Australia Abstract: Marine ecosystems in arid tropical north-western Australia are subjected to extreme climate events at...
  • April 9, 2021
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Dr Robbi Bishop-Taylor1, Dr Rachel Nanson1, Dr Stephen Sagar1, Dr Leo Lymburner1 1Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia Abstract: Accurate, robust and consistent coastline mapping is critical for characterising and managing the impacts of coastal change. Satellite remote sensing provides an unparalleled...
  • April 9, 2021
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Dr Jaz Lawes1, Shane Daw1 1Surf Life Saving Australia, Sydney, New South Wales Abstract: Rock fishing is a popular coastal activity and has been dubbed Australia’s most dangerous sport. Ranked as the third highest cause of coastal drowning deaths it...
  • April 8, 2021
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Dr Jaz Lawes1 1Surf Life Saving Australia, Sydney, New South Wales Abstract: The presence of marine stingers and their movements can be driven by environmental variables (e.g. currents, wind and wave action) and behaviour (e.g. migration), and anecdotally their prevalence...
  • April 8, 2021
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Dr Jaz Lawes1, Shane Daw1 1Surf Life Saving Australia, Sydney, New South Wales Abstract: Bystanders who drown attempting a rescue are becoming an increasingly important issue within drowning prevention. In Australia, most of these incidents occur in coastal waterways. This...
  • April 8, 2021
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