The Australian Government commissioned the Bureau of Meteorology and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to undertake a climatic assessment of the likely future climate patterns and the current Exceptional Circumstances standard of a one-in-20-to-25-year-event.
The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Tony Burke has released the joint Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO report.
For further information, please refer to the
Bureau of Meteorology or the
For further information on the climatic assessment, please refer to the
terms of reference.