Dr Anna Hurlimann is an Associate Professor in Urban Planning and Assistant Dean Diversity and Inclusion at the Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning, at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Anna's teaching and research activities focus on issues of environmentally sustainable cities, with a particular research interest in climate change adaptation and mitigation, and sustainable urban water management.
Anna has published widely and has been awarded a number of research grants from diverse organisations including: The Australian Research Council, the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment, The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Quality and Treatment, and from the University of Melbourne. Her projects investigate a diverse range of issues including: equitable outcomes in adaptation to sea level rise in Gippsland Victoria, adaptation to climate change in the Australian construction and property sectors, community attitudes to alternative water sources and demand management, education for sustainability, and curriculum development.
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Barriers to climate change adaption in the Australian property industry
Georgia Warren-Myers, Anna Hurlimann, Judy Bush
Journal article | 2020 | Journal of Property Investment & Finance
PurposeTo identify barriers to climate change adaptation in the Australian property industry.Design/methodology/approachSemi-struc..
Is the Australian construction industry prepared for climate change?
Anna Catherine Hurlimann, Georgia Warren-Myers, Geoffrey R Browne
Journal article | 2019 | Building and Environment
Research examining the construction industry demonstrates that it is the source of a large percentage of global greenhouse gas emi..
Local values and fairness in climate change adaptation: Insights from marginal rural Australian communities
Sonia Graham, Jon Barnett, Colette Mortreux, Anna Hurlimann, Ruth Fincher
Journal article | 2018 | World Development
A key criterion of successful adaptation to climate change is that it avoids potential inequalities arising from climate impacts o..
Facilitating Climate Change Adaptation in the Australian Construction Industry - Identification of Information Needs
A Hurlimann, Geoff Browne, Georgia Warren-Myers, Valerie Francis
Conference Proceedings | 2018
The construction industry creates a significant proportion of global greenhouse gas emissions. It is in a unique position to facil..
Public acceptance and perceptions of alternative water sources: a comparative study in nine locations
A Hurlimann, S Dolnicar
Journal article | 2016 | International Journal of Water Resources Development
Public acceptance of recycled water, desalinated water and rainwater is compared across nine international locations: Australia, B..
Charting a new course for water-is black water reuse sustainable?
A Hurlimann, D Hes, M Othman, T Grant
Journal article | 2007 | Water Science and Technology - Water Supply
The world is facing a water crisis, and Australia is no exception. New regimes for the supply, use, and delivery of water are need..
Contingent valuation by the community of indirect benefits of using recycled water: An Australian case study
A Hurlimann, J McKay
Journal article | 2005 | Water Science and Technology - Water Supply
Contingent valuation (CV) was used to survey an Australian community who will soon be using recycled water for non-potable purpose..
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Award for Planning Excellence - Cutting Edge Research and Teaching. For Equitable Outcomes in Adaptation to Sea Level Rise
Associate Professor - Urban Planning
Architecture, Building And Planning
Member Of The Planning Institute Of Australia
Planning Institute of Australia
Member Of The Australian Water Association
Australian Water Association
University of Melbourne
University of South Australia
University of Melbourne