Think tanks


Think tanks facilitate the exchange of knowledge by creating space for learning where scientific, policy, and other communities can build common understanding of key issues. Think tanks focus on specific themes and are held in different regions throughout the state.


Date: Friday, July 13, 2012

This Think Tank, held on 13 July 2012, brought together 40 participants from the Bureau of Meteorology, Victorian State Government departments, local government, research and academic institutions and industry users of climate information. The goals were to:

Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The Assessing, managing and building resilience to climate emergencies Think Tank was held on 8-9 May 2012. The Think Tank was designed to highlight the problem of ‘silos’ between the climate change adaptation and emergency management communities and help bridge this gap.

Date: Thursday, November 24, 2011

The 'Adapting housing aspirations and expectations on the coastal and surburban fringe' Think Tank was developed to establish a dialogue between local and state government, academics, communities and the housing industry around the changing aspirations and expectations associated with residential development on the coastal and suburban fringe, and the implications for comunity resilience to climate change impacts.