CRC for Coastal Zone, Estuary and Waterway Management


Coastal management in Australia: Key institutional and governance issues for coastal natural resource management and planning

This monograph is intended to provide a synthesis of the key challenges and issues forcoastal planning and management in Australia. It is a joint publication between theCooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary and Waterway Management(the Coastal CRC), the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies...

Regional community-based Planning: the challenge of participatory environmental governance

A new approach to environmental governance is sweeping Australia. Two national funding schemes require collaborative bodies to administer funds for regional on-ground projects to manage rivers, coastlines, biodiversity and vegetation. The devolution of power and resources to these bodies is contingent on participatory, representative and...

Literature review: regional natural resource governance, collaboration and partnerships

The first part of a review of the literature to inform investigations on effective natural resource management (NRM) partnerships examines, inter alia, ecological theory and NRM and the scope of major NRM problems that confront Australia. Australian NRM problems are shown to be symptomatic of...