Land management and sustainable development

Information about our work contributing to the effective management of Australia's natural resources, and the sustainable development of our landscapes.

  • Indigenous knowledge and environmental management

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge systems and approaches to land and sea management.

  • Onshore gas

    Our researchers are helping Australia better understand the opportunities and risks of onshore (unconventional) gas as a new energy source.

    Primary topic: Gas, oil and CO2 storage

  • Soil and Landscape Grid of Australia

    Researchers from across Australia have joined together to develop detailed digital maps of the country’s soil and landscape attributes. The Soil and Landscape Grid of Australia provides relevant, consistent, comprehensive, nation-wide data in an easily-accessible format.

  • Understanding and managing bushfires

    Our bushfire research is improving the understanding of fire, and improving technologies and strategies to save lives and limit damage.

    Primary topic: Understanding and managing bushfires


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