Yes, a pilot study was conducted by the City of Townsville and the Queensland Government in 2013. More information on that project can be found at the following sites:
- Townsville Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy web page
- Climate Change Adaptation Good Practice Case Study (PDF) report containing outcomes and critical success factors.
This pilot study has resulted in a number of important learnings for the program and for other councils in preparing a CHAS. The Our Cairns Coast project team is aware of these findings and has considered these in the scoping phases of the project.