The Northern Australia Environmental Resources Hub supports sustainable development in northern Australia. Research is delivering new knowledge, tools and partnerships, and focuses on:
The Hub research program is organised around a number of issues-driven, regional case studies. These are being selected to ensure coverage of a wide range of issues and to ensure that the Hub operates across contrasting land uses and land tenures. The selection of focus regions is also influenced by the Northern Australia White Paper.
The $23.88 million Hub is supported by funding through the Australian Government’s National Environmental Science Programme (NESP), matched by contributions from five of the country’s leading academic institutions. Established in June 2015, the Hub will conclude in 2021.
The Northern Australia Environmental Resources Hub is one of six hubs in the National Environmental Science Programme. For more information on the programme go to: http://www.environment.gov.au/science/nesp