With the impacts of climate change increasingly apparent, local governments must consider strategies to protect their assets and operations from climate related risk.

HIP V. HYPE was engaged by Macedon Ranges Shire Council to undertake a climate risk assessment, identifying the threats and opportunities posed by a changing climate.


Macedon Ranges Shire Council, VIC


Climate Strategies & Plans


Macedon Ranges, VIC


Kim Landy


The Assessment and Risk Mitigation Plan will support Council to future proof their operations, services and decision-making processes, of benefit to both Council and their community.

This project represents a fundamental step towards embedding effective climate risk management and adaptation planning in the Shire and has the opportunity to provide a firm foundation for future Council projects and investment.

  • Detailed review / audit of Council's key policies, procedures, strategies, and reporting frameworks
  • Workshop facilitation with steering group to discuss and prioritise directions + alignment
  • Preparation of Risk Mitigation Plan including decision flow chart
  • Presentation to steering group and Council

Detailed Assessment and Mitigation Plan to embed resilience in the Shire's operations and processes