Our current research in northern Australia includes projects to assess land and water resources, help attract investment for new and established industries, assess biosecurity risks and improve agriculture.
We are investigating the potential of northern Australia's water resources to support increased regional development.
CSIRO's TraNSIT tool analyses transport and logistics options for agriculture to identify potential cost savings.
Managing landscapes for biodiversity
Indigenous people have a major stake in the sustainable management of northern Australia’s terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems.
Fire and ecology in northern Australia
Tropical savanna fires make a significant contribution to the nation's accountable greenhouse gas emissions. Our research looks at how to measure and manage these emissions, as well as Indigenous livelihood opportunities from the emerging carbon economy.