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CRC for Tropical Savannas Management

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Findings from a review of regional NRM plans

This paper reviews the content of non-statutory regional natural resource management (NRM) plans from several Queensland regions in terms of their consideration of the economic viability of natural resource dependant enterprises and industries, the plans consideration of the region's ability of regions to respond positively...
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Indigenous Land and Sea Management and Sustainable Business Development in Northern Australia

Indigenous people have had a presence for thousands of years throughout Australia, and have in the process, developed a sustainable society based on close connections to both terrestrial and marine environments. In recent times, the colonisation of Australia, has left the Indigenous people marginalized and...
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Fire management in the rangelands

A review of fire management in the rangelands aimed to assist government officers to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of proposed rangeland fire management programs and projects for the second round of Natural Heritage Trust funding (NHT2), improve the region's ability to plan for and...
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Options for understanding regional dynamics in Northern Australia

A scoping study of the regional dynamics of northern Australia explored the justifications for investigating savanna regions as dynamic systems and considered the characteristics of savanna regions that make them behaviourally different from more densely settled regions. The implications of those differences for methods of...
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Evaluating regional plans in Australian tropical savannas: a guide for planners and reviewers

A framework for evaluating regional natural resource management plans in tropical northern Australia is described which can help planners ensure that their plans consider the critical issues for regional sustainability in a comprehensive and effective way. The framework is presented in two parts. Part one...