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State of Australian Cities Report 2013

In recent years, heatwaves, floods, fires and storms have occurred more frequently in many cities. This chapter looks at some of these recent events and what our major cities are doing to adapt and prepare for them. Continuing from previous State of Australian Cities reports, this chapter also looks at the critical issue of heat in cities. The chapter features examples of adaptation strategies such as increasing the amount of vegetation in the built environment

Author: Department of transport and infrastructure
Published date: 31/07/2013
Research type: Report


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