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Australian Workplace Innovation and Social Research Centre
Level 2, 230 North Terrace
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005

Telephone: +61 8 8313 3350

Adaptation Online forms part of the "Adapting to climate change in South Australia: Human Dimensions of Transect Project" funded by the Premier's Science and Research Fund.

Adaptation Online

Understanding the human dimensions of climate change

Adaptation Online provides decision makers with access to the tools and information necessary for understanding and monitoring the human dimensions of climate change - crucial to creating a sustainable future for the state, its population and economy.

South Australian Electricity Report 2012

The Australian Energy Market Operator has released this report which details South Australia's energy decrease in the period of 2011-2012 and provides statistics on maximum demand periods, drivers of energy and demand reductions, generation capacity developments and investment trends.


Rural Landholder Attitudes toward Climate Change in South Australia: Acceptability, Vulnerabilities and Responses 

Written by: Christopher Raymond and John Spoehr, March 2012

The aim of this project is to examine rural landholder acceptability of climate change and the barriers and facilitators of climate change adaptation in South Australia. View the report.


A farmers thoughts on adapting to climate change - Kym Fromm, Wheat and Sheep farmer in Orroroo SA

There are a lot of similarities between gambling and farming in a low-rainfall district. The worst thing that can happen to a gambler is if they have one big win and then they spend all those years trying to get that next big win. 

See what else Kym has to say.





Green City Index - USA Siemens

The US and Canada Green City Index, a research project conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Siemens, seeks to monitor and compare the environmental performance of 27 major US and Canadian cities across nine categories.






ADAPTmap now available

ADAPTmap coming soon

Climate change adaptation mapping information at your finger tips - zoom, pan, turn layers on and off and produce maps.

New Publication

Australia's Country Towns 2050: What will a climate adapted settlement pattern look like. More information available here.

Q&A Climate Debate

QandA Climate Change Debate






The Q&A Climate Debate followed the screening of the documentary I Can Change Your Mind About Climate, featuring former Liberal Minister, Nick Minchin and founder of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, Anna Rose.

Watch the Program on the Q&A website.