National NRM snapshot – September 2019

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 […]

National NRM snapshot – July 2019

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. […]