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Communities in Transition 

for Queensland Communities

Indigenous Artist - Roel Wijnants 

Mangoes- CSIRO - Science Image - 2310

Wamuran crop & pineapple farm - Quest Media

Prospering businesses:
Transitioning to sustainable regional tourism 

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Value Adding

Become more ecoefficient

Build capacity

Foster innovation 

Robust infrastructure 

Climate adaptation

Value Adding 

  • Economic Diversification

    • Agribusiness

    • Agritourism​​

    • Agroforestry

    • Commercial and industrial businesses - carbon credits ​

  • Adoption of new technologies 

Become more ecoefficient

  • Water

    • Alternative water sources

    • Water efficiency

    • Water reuse and recycling

  • Energy

    • Energy efficiency

    • Renewable energy ​

  • Waste

    • ​Eliminating or reducing waste

    • Resource recover from waste ​ 

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 Capacity building

  • Education

    • Skills to career pathway

    • Providing mentorship programs and opportunities for training and education

    • Remote learning

  • Social inclusion

 Fostering innovation 

  • Fostering innovation ecosystems 

    • Innovation hubs

    • Connectivity 

    • Collaboration 

    • Communities of practice

 

  • Process of taking an idea to commercialisation

 

  • Support programs

 Robust infrastructure 

  • Robust Buildings

    • Ratings schemes and building codes

    • Low carbon materials

    • Energy and water efficient buildings

 

  • Individual Transport 

    • Public transport

    • Reducing traffic – walk and bike facilities, car sharing

    • Low carbon transport ​

  • Low carbon infrastructure

    • Quick chargers

    • Hydrogen station

 

  • Large scale renewable energy projects

Climate adaptation 

  • Preparing and functioning for extreme weather events & natural disasters 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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2018