A participatory approach to research in northern Australia supports Indigenous people’s strong cultural links to the environment.
Collaborating with Indigenous communities and ranger groups, researchers undertook 3 case studies to develop tools for improved land and sea Country...
The Murray–Darling Basin Plan came into effect in late 2012. This plan sets long-term limits on the amount of water allocated to consumptive use, and specifies plans and frameworks covering water trading, water quality and environmental water provisions. Early indications are that...
State and trends
Ecological processes and species populations South East CoastSouth West CoastNorth Western PlateauMurray DarlingNorth East CoastSouth Western PlateauTasmaniaTimor SeaLake Eyre...
Figure 4.10 River ecosystem health ratings for the valleys of the Murray–Darling Basin, 2004–07
These assessments were based on the state of fish, macroinvertebrates and hydrology relative to their likely state before European...
Steffen W, Burbidge A, Hughes L, Kitching R, Lindenmayer D, Musgrave W, Stafford Smith M, Werner P. Australia’s biodiversity and climate change. Canberra: Australian Government Department of Climate...
This is material that was developed as a part of the SoE process to support and inform the main report. The nature and authorship of this material varies, with products ranging from specially-commissioned reports from external consultants to further...
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We, the authors, acknowledge the traditional owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community; we pay respect to them and their cultures and to their elders both past and present.