CSIRO Indigenous Engagement

Research achievements

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Read about some of the projects we have completed:


Handing back the past: a journey to Martu country with old photos

'Handing back the past' is a film that tells the story of CSIRO ethnoecologist, Fiona Walsh, returning to Martu country in remote Western Australia to repatriate old photographs and records.

Indigenous socio-economic values and river flows

CSIRO worked with their partners to describe in detail how Indigenous people value water to better inform water management planning.

Aboriginal wetland burning in Kakadu

Indigenous CSIRO research officers Peter Christophersen and Sandra McGregor combined traditional fire management knowledge with scientific skills to revive wetland habitats in Kakadu National Park.

Envisioning future livelihoods for Palm Island

CSIRO worked with the Palm Island Indigenous community to explore opportunities for future livelihood options from sea country.

Telling the story of Aboriginal Land and Sea Management in the Top End

CSIRO partnered with Aboriginal people in the Top End of the Northern Territory to evaluate Aboriginal Land and Sea Management.

Healthy Country, Healthy People: Supporting Indigenous engagement in the sustainable management of Northern Territory land and seas

CSIRO worked with partners to develop a strategic framework for investment in Indigenous cultural and natural resource management in the Northern Territory.


Read more about our projects in Publications.