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Under climate change, droughts in Australia will become more frequent and severe. Drinking water supplies, and water crucial for irrigation and the environment, will dwindle again.
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Increasingly frequent and intense heatwaves, in combination with Australia’s population growth, greater urbanisation and an aging populatio,n places an increased importance on research-based risk reduction strategies.
Risk Frontiers Holdings Pty Ltd
The Noosa Council has deployed a series of advanced sensor stations across the shire to collect data for use in bushfire prediction systems.
Queensland Government

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2021
This report summarizes the risks posed on Australia's climate, ecosystems, food and water systems, and citizens by climate change, as well as the country's policies for mitigation, adaptation, and emissions reductions.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Australia under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction