Deloitte Access Economics

released 2 November 2020

The analysis in this report shows that the Australian industries hardest hit by the pandemic, are also the most vulnerable to the effects of a warming world and climate change. Australia’s agriculture, construction, manufacturing, tourism related industries and mining sectors all feature consistently in the top industries exposed to the risks of covid, climate change and unplanned economic transition as the world responds.


Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements

Released 30 October 2020

This report focuses on broader questions of national arrangements and responsibilities, in relation to all phases of natural disasters – before, during and after. This inquiry required the Commission to consider whether these existing arrangements are as effective as they can be in a future of more frequent, more severe, compounding natural disasters.


The Australia Institute

released 28 October 2020

The Australia Institute’s annual Climate of the Nation report
details changing attitudes and beliefs around climate change,
including its causes, impacts and solutions.


Resilient Melbourne

released 10 October 2020

This report draws on research and practical experience to understand the challenges and opportunities associated with achieving 20-minute neighbourhoods in new greenfield suburbs. The report outlines opportunities for collaborative approaches to create local environments that support ‘living locally’ and, with that, stronger social connections and community resilience.


World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia (WWF-Australia)

released 19 October 2020

Regenerate Australia is our new program of ongoing action to ensure our environment, people and wildlife not only survives, but thrive together. It’s a commitment to every animal, habitat and community to restore, protect
and support what’s important.


Water Services Association of Australia and UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures

released 13 October 2020

The paper is intended for use by water utilities and the broader water sector to better understand the challenges and transformation required to
implement a circular economy approach. It is supported by 15 international and Australian case studies showcasing the future possibilities for the
urban water industry.