Vulnerable and disadvantaged people may be among the first and worst hit by climate change – even in developed countries like Australia. One of the three ‘Outcome’ pillars for the Federal Government’s adaptation outlook is that ‘disadvantaged groups can manage their climate risks’. This panel, convened together with the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS), will wrestle with how this objective can be delivered.
Chair: Bridget Tehan
Emergency Management Policy Analyst, Victorian Council of Social Service (1228)
Senior Project Manager, Environmental Management Unit, Victorian Department of Human Services (1229)
Associate Professor, Dept. of Health Sciences, LaTrobe University (1230)
National Coordinator – Emergency Preparedness, Australian Red Cross (1231)