Queensland launches first two sectoral climate adaptation plans

The Queensland Government has launched the state's first two new plans to guide adaptation to climate change – the Agriculture Sector Adaptation Plan and the Built Environment and Infrastructure Sector Adaptation Plan.

The Queensland Farmers Federation, in partnership with AgForce and Growcom, developed the Agriculture Sector Adaptation Plan while industry lawyers DibbsBarker facilitated the Built Environment and Infrastructure Sector Adaptation Plan.

Environment Minister Steven Miles said a further six plans will be developed over the next twelve months in consultation with industry associations, universities and business representatives.

They will cover tourism; human health and wellbeing; small and medium business; biodiversity and ecosystems; industry and resources; and emergency services .

At the time of writing the first two plans were not available on the internet.

More information is at www.qld.gov.au/environment/climate/climate-change.

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