Australian Coastal Councils Association Inc.

Come and join us at the 2023 National Forum on Coastal Hazards

The National Forum on Coastal Hazards

Registration is now open for the 2023 National Forum on Coastal Hazards, to be held at the West Australian Maritime Museum, Fremantle, from 29 to 31 March 2023.

The event is supported by the City of Fremantle and Business Events Perth.

Delegates are invited to take advantage of the Early Bird registration fees which are available until Monday 19 December 2022.

The Forum is being convened in response to the impact of more frequent and severe extreme weather events along the Australian coastline and growing concern about how to best manage coastal hazards. It was originally scheduled to be held in May 2020 but was postponed due to the Covid 19 Pandemic.

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Preliminary Program
Registration Form

The Forum will provide an opportunity for representatives of coastal councils and other coastal stakeholders, including Federal and State Government agencies, to share knowledge about managing coastal hazards.

Delegates will also have the opportunity to consider the Federal Government’s Disaster Ready Fund, which has been established to invest up to $200m a year on reducing the impacts of natural disasters.

The Disaster Ready Fund is aimed at shifting the focus from funding for recovery and repair to prevention and resilience ahead of disaster impacts.

Other topics will include:

  • Why coastal hazards are becoming more widespread around our coastline.
  • Coastal hazard case studies from around Australia.
  • The range of options for responding to coastal erosion.
  • Assessment of relevant policy and funding options to address the issue.

For more information and forum inquiries email info@coastalcouncils.org.au

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