Entries by Nathalie

New biosecurity website launched

Australia’s biosecurity system is a vital part of safeguarding our primary industries, our environment and our communities. A new website released on 19 August will help Australians find out what we need to know and do. Beta.biosecurity.gov.au is designed to be a clear and intuitive website with links to biosecurity information from federal, state and […]

Farmers key to shaping our environmental future

Australian farmers are on the frontline of delivering environmental outcomes on behalf of the wider community – owning, managing and caring for 61% of the nation’s land. A recent report, funded by AgriFutures Australia’s National Rural Issues Program, identified areas of common ground between NRM programs and industry-led sustainability initiatives. According to Michael Beer, General […]

Local communities key to halting decline of WA’s natural resources.

NRM WA has just released its 2019 Election Strategy of ‘Enabling Prosperity’, setting out an ambitious, four-year election ask to address environmental issues that limit environmental, economic and social prosperity. The release occurs in the shadow of an alarming report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released earlier this month. […]

Introducing the NRM Regions’ National Chair

Emma Jackson became Chair of NRM Regions Australia in January, after stepping into the role from Deputy Chair. She also serves as Chair on the Cape York Natural Resource Management Board and was on the Steering Committee of the group who successfully established the organisation in 2009. Emma is a qualified teacher, who currently home-schools […]

2019 NRM Knowledge Conference

7th National Knowledge Conference Registration Website now open The 7th National NRM Knowledge conference will be held at The Cube, Wodonga, Victoria from 17 to 20 November 2019 and will address the theme Creating Resilience through Natural Resource Management – how do we do it? We’d love you to be involved no matter where you […]

Game-changing landscape management workshops held across Australia

Feature image: The NRM and Geoscience Australia group at the Sydney workshop (13 March 2019) NRM Regions Australia and Geoscience Australia have completed five collaborative workshops with natural resource managers from across the nation to make use of geoscience data to help manage our natural resources. The workshops provided a better understanding of how geoscience […]

Contribute to the PestSmart survey

If you don’t already know about it, we recommend checking out PestSmart Connect which distils 12 years of research on best practice pest animal management. PestSmart prides itself on making freely available pest animal information toolkits which incorporate factsheets, case studies, glovebox guides, videos and more – all available online – www.pestsmart.org.au. Information is available […]