Victoria's communities and businesses depend on infrastructure for energy, communication, clean water, transport and shelter
It is crucial that Victoria's built infrastructure does not support emission-intensive behaviours and it is able to cope with climate change so that services are not disrupted and Victoria's cities and towns remain vibrant and liveable.
The resilience of our built environment, roads and transport networks will need to be strengthened to reduce the economic costs of disruption and damage by more frequent and more extreme weather events.
Infrastructure Victoria is an independent statutory authority which will provide expert advice and guide decision making on Victoria's infrastructure needs and priorities.
More information about Infrastructure Victoria and related publications can be found here
Infrastructure Victoria has three key roles:
Climate change is anticipated to have a variety of impacts on assets, infrastructure and transport under the responsibility of councils. For example:
Investment decisions made today will influence the resilience of future assets and infrastructure.
To view state government funded climate change projects delivered in partnership with local councils, click here
Staff from Alpine Shire share their approach to addressing the impacts of climate change on infrastructure and assets in the municipality.
In the face of climate change, Loddon Shire Council has been making proactive investments to lessen the impacts of drought on its sporting facilities.