Adaptation efforts deal with the consequences of climate change that cannot be avoided. It involves taking practical actions to manage risks from climate impacts, to protect communities and strengthen the resilience of the economy and environment.
Council works closely with the Local Disaster management Group to help the region to prevent, plan, respond and recover from a range of natural disasters made worse by a changing climate.
Natural areas management
Ecosystem resilience to climate change pressures is supported by focusing Council's management efforts on pest management and revegetation of at-risk habitats and wildlife corridors.
Council is working to reduce water use and secure supply to meet a growing population in the face of a changing climate.