Overview

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is leading the development of the Water Cycle Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan 2022-2026, the first to be released under the Climate Change Act 2017.

Climate Change Adaptation Action Plans are being developed for seven systems that are either vulnerable to climate change impacts or are essential to ensure Victoria is prepared. These areas or ‘systems’ are Primary Production, Built Environment, Education and Training, Health and Human Services, Transport, Natural Environment, and the Water Cycle.



The Water Cycle Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan 2022-2026 builds on the Pilot Water Sector Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan released in 2018, taking a systems-based approach to adaptation and how it relates to the other systems developing Adaptation Action Plans.

The Water Cycle Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan, informed by the adaptation priorities in Victoria's Climate Change Strategy, will guide adaptation across the water cycle system. Adaptation action plans will continue to be developed and implemented every five years until 2050, providing a long-term plan for climate change adaptation.

Your feedback will be considered for the final Water Cycle Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan due to be published in late 2021.

How to participate

Step 1: Read the draft Water Cycle Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan 2022-2026

Step 2: Complete the survey below.

Privacy collection notice

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is committed to protecting personal information provided by you in accordance with the principles of the Victorian privacy laws.

The information you provide will be used to inform the development of climate change Adaptation Action Plans with regard to the seven adaptation focus areas of Health and Human Services, Natural Environment, Built Environment, Primary Production, Education and Training, Water Cycle and Transport by the Victorian Government.

Your contact details may be used by DELWP or its contracted service providers under confidentiality agreements to survey you about your experience with DELWP.

The information you provide may be shared across relevant departments including DELWP, Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR), Department of Transport (DoT), Department of Education and Training (DET), Department of Health (DoH), Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH), Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS), Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) and Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC).

If you provide information relating to relating to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association or trade association/union, religious or philosophical beliefs or affiliations, sexual preference or criminal record, please note that we will consider that by providing this information you also provide us with consent to collect it.

You may access the information you have provided to DELWP by contacting engage@delwp.vic.gov.au.