Science for northern Australia

What does the future hold for northern Australia’s environment? We can’t predict what happens next, but we can plan for a sustainable future to support communities and natural and cultural environments through science and knowledge.

The Northern Australia Environmental Resources Portal brings together over a decade of environmental knowledge to help us manage opportunities and expectations for the land and water resources of the north.

Research from the Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge (TRaCK) consortium and the National Environmental Research Programme’s (NERP) Northern Australia Hub has led to a dramatic increase in the knowledge and evidence available to underpin improved planning, management and policy in northern Australia. The lessons learnt from this research are now being applied and built on in the current National Environmental Science Programme’s (NESP) Northern Australia Environmental Resources Hub.

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Recent Hub News

  • Dec 23, 2016

    Season’s greetings

    Season’s greetings from the Northern Hub! We look forward to bringing you more world-class science in 2017 to support sustainable […]

  • Dec 06, 2016

    Indigenous water requirements

    A Northern Hub project is increasing our knowledge of Indigenous values associated with the Fitzroy River in Western Australia. The […]

  • Nov 23, 2016

    Links between Gulf rivers and aquatic productivity

    With increasing interest in developing Gulf of Carpentaria catchments, a new Northern Hub project is improving our understanding of how […]

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The North Australia News Roundup is an informal collation of news relevant to developing northern Australia. It includes policy news, land and water news, industry news and biodiversity news. It aims to facilitate cross-sector and cross-region knowledge sharing, and more informed decisions about the future of the region. Please send any relevant news in via a dot point and link, and let us know what you think of the Roundup!

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Want to know more about Hub activities and the development of northern Australia? Stay informed of activities, research, publications, events and more through the Northern Australian News Roundup and Hub Newsletter.