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Links to relevant websites

Australian Government

Natural Resource Management providing information about two Australia-wide natural resource management (NRM) initiatives: the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality (NAP) and the Natural Heritage Trust. This site also has information on the 56 NRM regions through Mosaic Map.  

Natural Heritage Trust - set up by the Australian Government in 1997 to help restore and conserve Australia’s environment and natural resources. The Knowledge for Regional NRM Programme is funded under the Natural Heritage Trust.

The Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry’s role is to develop and implement policies and programs that ensure Australia’s agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable.

The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Water Resources (formerly the Department of the Environment and Heritage) develops and implements national policy, programs and legislation to protect and conserve Australia’s natural environment and cultural heritage.

National Land & Water Resources Audit plays an important role in working with the Australian Government, and all states and territories, to report on the condition of Australia’s land, water and biological resources.

Knowledge Management

The Regional Knowledge Resource Kit is an interactive online resource for learning and developing skills in information and knowledge management for regional NRM.

The actKM Forum is a not-for-profit learning community dedicated to building and sharing knowledge about public sector knowledge management.

The Melbourne Knowledge Management Leadership Forum is a face-to-face education and networking forum, run by KM practitioners for KM practitioners.

The NSW KM Forum holds monthly meetings in Sydney (Australia) on knowledge management (KM). (Meetings are free.)

The Queensland Knowledge Management Forum is a group of Knowledge Management practitioners mostly based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Systematic review

The Centre for Evidence-Based Conservation was established in 2003 with the goal of supporting decision making in conservation and environmental management through the production and dissemination of systematic reviews on the effectiveness of management and policy interventions.

Relevant projects

The research hub for Applied Environmental Decision Analysis (AEDA) is a Commonwealth Environment Research Facility (CERF) that is addressing environmental planning, decision making and policy approaches. AEDA will develop a range of tools and techniques to help environment managers overcome management and policy challenges.

The goal of the CERF funded Environmental Economics Research Hub is to address Australia’s major environmental management challenges with integrated economic research that provides immediate and continuing policy impacts.

The Landscape Logic CERF Hub is a partnership between 6 regional organisations and 7 research institutions and State land management agencies.

The Making Successful Investments in NRM Practice Change project aims to help regional NRM bodies to continually improve the ways they manage their investment in NRM practice change.