Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research
Description: state government research center until 2014
Melbourne, C40 Cities
Description: city profile and case studies
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Victoria State Government
Description: programs for environmental issues such as climate change, water, forests, and coasts
Sustainability Program, City of Melbourne
Description: programs for water and heat impacts
Living Melbourne, City of Melbourne
Description: plan for an urban forest to build resilience and adapt to climate change
Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne
Description: projects on environment and resilience
Climate Change Adaptation Strategy Refresh 2017, City of Melbourne
Description: update of the climate context and goals from the 2009 plan
Victoria’s Climate Change Adaptation Plan 2017-2020, Victoria State Government
Description: integrates adaptation into core sectors in the region
Resilient Melbourne, City of Melbourne
Description: outlines resilience objectives and projects
Annual Report 2018-2019, City of Melbourne
Description: update on the implementation on the Resilience Strategy
Victoria State Government (2019) 'Victoria in Future 2019 - Population Projections 2016 to 2056'. https://www.planning.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0032/332996/Victoria_in_Future_2019.pdf (Accessed June 2021)
Assessing the Vulnerability of Victoria’s Central Highlands Forests to Climate Change. C. R. Nitschke & G. M. Hickey.
Climate-Ready Victoria Greater Melbourne. Victoria State Government.
Melbourne Planning Scheme STORMWATER MANAGEMENT (WATER SENSITIVE URBAN DESIGN)
Indicative Assessment of Climate Change Vulnerability for Wetlands in Victoria. Department of Sustainability and Environment Victoria.
Heatwaves in Victoria: A Vulnerability Assessment
Annual Plan and Budget 2020-2021. City of Melbourne.
Climate Change Adaptation Strategy Refresh 2017. City of Melbourne.
Fastenrath, Sebastian, Bush, Judy, & Coenen, Lars. (2020). Scaling-up nature-based solutions. Lessons from the Living Melbourne strategy. Geoforum, 116, 63-72.
Description: case study of the implementation of the urban forest project
Fastenrath, Sebastian, Coenen, Lars, & Davidson, Kathryn. (2019). Urban Resilience in Action: The Resilient Melbourne Strategy as Transformative Urban Innovation Policy? Sustainability 11(3), 693.
Description: case study of the implementation of the resilience strategy
Moloney, Susie, & Fünfgeld, Hartmut. (2015). Emergent processes of adaptive capacity building: Local government climate change alliances and networks in Melbourne. Urban Climate, 14, 30-40.
Description: case study of multi-level governance of climate adaptation
Rogers, B. C, Bertram, N, Gersonius, B, Gunn, A, Löwe, R, Murphy, C, . . . Arnbjerg-Nielsen, K. (2020). An interdisciplinary and catchment approach to enhancing urban flood resilience: A Melbourne case. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences, 378(2168), 20190201.
Description: participatory approach to flood management in a Melbourne suburb
Buxton, M., Carey, R. and Phelan, K. (2016) ‘The Role of Peri-Urban Land Use Planning in Resilient Urban Agriculture: A Case Study of Melbourne, Australia’, in, pp. 153–170. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-28112-4_10.
Cook, N. and Harder, S. (2012) ‘By Accident or Design? Peri-Urban Planning and the Protection of Productive Land on the Urban Fringe’. Boston, MA: Springer US, pp. 413–424. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-4484-8_28.