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CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.
Large-scale, long-term, multidisciplinary science to address Australia's major national challenges and opportunities.
CSIRO expertise is organised into 11 research areas
CSIRO manages national facilities and collections that are opened to researchers around Australia and overseas.
Sustainability and well-being requires effective governance and management in the environmental, social and economic domains.
This working paper is number 2007-09 in the Socio-Economics and the Environment in Discussion (SEED) working paper series. (28 pages)
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