With our partners we aim to deliver innovative solutions to the complex challenges that arise from the demands and impacts of human activities on the environment.
Helping to underpin a national effort to halt biodiversity decline and to manage Australia's unique and diverse ecosystems.
Research that underpins the maintenance and protection of Australia’s land and water resources from contamination.
Our research is helping to shape resilient cities for the 21st century. We look at the way our cities use resources and interact with the environment to provide decision makers with solutions and alternatives for an uncertain future.
Helping understand the complex interaction of social, economic and environmental factors to enable more informed decision-making, planning, governance and engagement processes.
Aiming to help Australia and others better manage water resources to improve social, economic and environmental benefits.
We are working nationally and internationally to increase access to safe water and inform policies and strategies that support effective water resource management.
Investigating issues associated with sustainable food and fibre production, forestry and agroforestry, including bushfire management, greenhouse science, earth observation and catchment management.
Our Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform is positioning Australia to play a role in one of the fastest growing areas of modern science with a wealth of potential for developments in healthcare, industrial biotechnology, agriculture and food research and beyond.
Our Earth observation and informatics capabilities underpin our wide array of Earth observation-related science and applications.
We are a globally recognised provider of innovative research solutions to the most significant land, water and ecosystem management challenges.
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We partner with public, academic and private sector entities, nationally and internationally, to solve the complex challenges that arise from the demands and impacts of human activities on the environment.
Counting the costs of physical damage wrought by Cyclone Debbie in Queensland and subsequent floods in northern NSW has already begun. The focus now shifts to how communities invest in infrastructure before the storms. Critical is understanding the multiple impacts and the interdependence of infrastructure.Read the case study