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 Program’s (NESP) Northern Australia Environmental Resources Hub.

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Recent Hub News

  • Nov 13, 2018

    Accounting for the north’s environments

    Healthy ecosystems benefit our economic prosperity and social wellbeing but the value of these benefits is not always well recognised […]

  • Nov 13, 2018

    Improving gamba grass control

    Despite being listed as a Weed of National Significance and a key threatening process under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity […]

  • Nov 12, 2018

    Engaging young minds in science on Cape York

    Aak Puul Ngantam (APN) invited Hub researchers from CSIRO to run scientific activities alongside cultural activities run by senior Traditional Owners at a five-day […]

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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.

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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