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

  • Nov 15, 2017

    Developing eDNA methods for tropical waters

    In northern Australia, detecting aquatic species can be difficult, labour-intensive and expensive, due to factors such as remote locations, expansive […]

  • Nov 08, 2017

    Getting our hands dirty in the Gulf

    Flowing west across nearly the entire width of Cape York Peninsula – from the Great Dividing Range to the broad […]

  • Oct 27, 2017

    Sooty grunter in the spotlight

    The Daly River is one of the treasures of the Territory. One of the few northern rivers that flow year-round, […]

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North Australia News

Our Northern Hub Newsletter highlights what's going on in our research projects across northern Australia. It includes latest findings, what's coming up and what this all means for sustainable development and land and water management in the region. See the Hub Newsletter for more information.

The North Australia News Roundup is an informal monthly collation of news relevant to developing northern Australia. It aims to facilitate cross-sector and cross-region knowledge sharing, and more informed conversations and decisions about the future of the region!

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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 North Australia News Roundup and Hub Newsletter.

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