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    We have a long history of working with partners in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and its adjacent catchments; spanning the full continuum from inland to outer reef.

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    The National Outlook is a first attempt to understand and analyse the connections in Australia’s physical economy many decades into the future.

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    The wealth of resources in Northern Australia present substantial opportunities for further targeted development. Our long history in the north gives us a wealth of knowledge and research capacity to guide the continued sustainable development of the region.

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    Future Science Platforms are critical to turn Australia’s future challenges into opportunities to invent a better future for us all.

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