Managing Climate Risk in Agriculture Granite Belt Resources

On Wednesday, 3 April 2019, more than 180 farmers, graziers and industry leaders from the Granite Belt gathered in Stanthorpe to hear from world renowned speakers and innovative farmers about effective strategies to manage climate risk and build adaptive capacity across industry. 

If you missed the conference (or just want to relive the highlights), we've uploaded our speaker presentations below.

Climate Risk—The Big Picture

Professor Mark Howden (Vice Chair IPCC Working Group II, Director ANU Climate Change Institute)

Sarah Barker (MinterEllison)

Russell Mehmet (Willis Towers Watson)


Climate Change in South East Queensland

Megan Surawski (Department of Environment & Science)

Elizabeth Rose (EY)

Ross Henry (Queensland Farmers’ Federation)


Adaptive Management across the World

Robert Quirk (Cane Farmer)


Climate Change—Every Choice Counts

Professor Mark Howden


Challenges & Opportunities for Viticulture

Professor Snow Barlow (University of Melbourne)

Mike Hayes (Sirromet Wines)

Michelle Coelli (Twisted Gum Wines)


Challenges & Opportunities for Horticulture

David Carey (Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries)

Lene Knudsen (Growcom)


Building Resilience into Farming Systems: People, places & communities (Whole-of-farm approach)

Assoc. Prof. John Bennett (University of Southern Queensland)

Peter Mailler (Solar Farm)

Ian Heiner (NRM Regions Queensland)

Dr Pamela Greet (Land Restoration Fund)