Entries by Nathalie

A look back at NAIDOC Week

Regional NRMs have been joining in on NAIDOC celebrations over this past week, and showcasing some of the amazing projects that they are working on in collaboration with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups across our diverse landscapes. This year’s theme of Healing Country is especially relevant to NRM

Celebrating NAIDOC week, a message from our Chair

Recognising, respecting and appreciating the cultural, physical, emotional and spiritual connection to country of our Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people, is growing across generations. Land, waters, heritage and cultural sites need protection from exploitation and destruction. NRM Regions Australia are listening. We are hearing the stories, thinking about our values and remain committed to […]

New Threatened Species Strategy launched

This week, Threatened Species Commissioner Sally Box announced the launch of the Australian Government’s new 10-year Threatened Species Strategy. Several welcome elements include: Climate adaptation and resilience such as conserving potential future places of refuge and strategies for ‘assisted colonisation’ Broadening the priority species to include reptiles, amphibians, freshwater and marine species, A new focus […]

2021 Federal Budget Factsheets

This week saw the announcement of the Federal Budget for 2021-22. Those elements relevant to natural resource management within this budget include biosecurity, soils, climate adaptation and resilience, environment protection and biodiversity stewardship. Key highlights of the budget are listed below: Soils $196.9 million in new funding over four years to implement the National Soil […]

Working with Nature report

More than 100 conservation, farming and land management organisations have come together to support a plan that would provide a pathway from welfare to work for thousands of people, restoring Australia’s landscapes and supporting regional economic recovery. The ‘Working with Nature’ alliance have released a new report that highlights the economic, social and environmental benefits […]