Future Ready Dairy Systems

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Impacts and adaptation strategies for a changing climate in the Wide Bay Burnett Region

Climate predictions are presented for the Wide Bay Burnett Region of central Queensland. The focus for the climate predictions is 2030.

A detailed analysis is then presented for how these climate changes might impact on the key local industries and what adaptation strategies might be sensibly explored. The industries examined include:

  • Extensive grazing
  • Dairy
  • Sugar
  • Horticulture
  • Fisheries.

In addition, the impacts and adaptations are explored with respect to human habitation and biodiversity.

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