Inspire : Public Works July Aug 2012
BY KEELI CAMBOURNE 36 By2050 and the majority will be aged between 64 and 84 years. The population will be more than ever concentrated on the coastal fringe, because climate change will have made inland Australia increasingly uncomfort- able to live in. Furthermore, the incidence of extreme weather events and natural disasters will have noticeably increased. These forecasts aren't new, but how public works professionals deal with these changes will be. How- ever, according to experts in the industry, many lessons have already been learnt and it's now a matter of revisiting the past to cope with the future. @ Australia's population will have grown to COVER STORY MILLION ...
Public Works Sept Oct 2012