Climatic Assessment

​​The Australian Government commissioned the Bureau of Meteorology and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industr​ial 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.

Final report

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 CSIRO websites.

Further information

For further information on the climatic assessment, please refer to the terms of reference.