This report documents a study aimed at identifying cross-scale barriers to planned adaptation within the context of local government in Australia, and the development of enabling actions to overcome these barriers. It presents a background review of common cross-scale barriers within the local government context in Australia and internationally, followed by an outline of the theoretical and conceptual framework underpinning the research. Section 4 presents a background to the regulatory context as well as the types of adaptation funds/programs that have supported local government in adaptation planning to date in Australia. Section 5 outlines the methodology and activities undertaken to gather data through out the project. The results from the project activities are presented and discussed in Section 6, in two sub-sections, which focus on the barriers and underlying causes, then the enabling actions to overcome these barriers. Future research directions, together with summary and the conclusions, bring the report to a close.
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ISBN (or other code): 978-1-921609-71-8