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SLE793 - Natural Resource Management Frameworks and Issues

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SQE735

Unit chair:

Suzanne Nunn

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

CBD: Students are required to attend 3 x 1 week intensive seminars per trimester via community-based delivery (and/or supported by face-to-face intensive study blocks).

Note:

Enrolment in this unit is handled by the Institute of Koorie Education.

Content

The unit will introduce students to:

  • The National Policy context that drives the delivery of Natural Resource Management in Australia;
  • The key policy instruments that are used to manage land, water and soil conservation management;
  • Key legislation that regulates Natural and Cultural Resource Management in Australia;
  • The Management of Aboriginal owned lands and Indigenous Protected Areas;
  • Issues current in the application of Natural Resource Management program.

Assessment

Policy analysis exercise 20%, resource journal 40%, test 30%, oral presentation 10%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 50% for the resource journal.

Unit Fee Information

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