+ Case Studies
Property Sector Snapshot + Mirvac Case Study (PDF, 200KB)
Australia’s buildings are worth approximately $5.7 trillion. Among these, an estimated $159 billion worth of buildings are vulnerable to sea level rise and storm surge. This includes more than 8,000 commercial, 6,000 industrial and 274,000 residential properties.
Electricity Sector Snapshot + AGL Case Study (PDF, 130KB)
The electricity supply system is one of the most essential elements of Australia’s core infrastructure. It is also a critical component of other infrastructure systems such as water supply, waste water management and telecommunications.
Rail and Road Sector Snapshot + Department of Transport Victoria/VicRoads Case Study (PDF, 200KB)
The dispersal of a relatively small population across a massive landmass means that Australia is deeply dependent on its land transport infrastructure. The main climate risk to road and rail is increased flooding owing to more intense rainfall. This results in landslides, road collapse, and washout of roads and rail tracks.
Finance Sector Snapshot + Westpac Case Study (PDF, 100KB)
Several significant initiatives within the finance industry aim to build awareness and skills in assessing and managing climate risk in lending and investment activities across various industries. The insurance sector's exposure to the costs of extreme weather events makes it a key player in climate risk management.
Case Study: Climate Change Resilience of Melbourne (PDF, 500KB)
Bond University has examined potential climate change risks for metropolitan Melbourne as well as some of the major local council climate change initiatives.
Coming Ready or Not - Overview
The Climate Institute's CEO John Connor introduces the report and discusses key findings.
This project was conducted in partnership with Manidis Roberts, Mirvac and Westpac. We also acknowledge the support of Bond University.