South Australia's Strategic Plan is comprised of 100 targets. These targets are specific and measurable and enable us to measure our progress towards achieving the Plan's visions and goals.

Each target is reported on through this section of the website. Data has been updated as at December 2017.


62. Climate change adaptation:

Develop regional climate change adaptation plans in all State Government regions by 2016

Key Measure


Explanatory Comments

The Plans are available at Completion of this target demonstrates the commitment of State Government regions to thinking globally, acting locally and being international leaders in addressing climate change.

The Plans each include locally relevant adaptation responses that take into account the knowledge of local communities and the differing circumstance and impacts within each region. The Plans have been developed in accordance with

Prospering in a Changing Climate – A Climate Change Adaptation Framework for South Australia 2012 (the Framework). This provides the foundation for South Australians to develop well-informed and timely actions to increase their preparedness for the impacts of climate change. 

Next steps

The State Government is working with Regional Development Australia and Natural Resources Management Boards, the Local Government Association of South Australia, and local councils to implement the Plans. 

Lead Agency

Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources