Environmental management and sustainability

Our research covers a broad interdisciplinary area of applied environmental science, including indigenous education, waste management, and freshwater and coastal planning and management. 

We aim to make an immediate difference to current planning and management of the environment and resources. We research social, economic and policy issues in nature conservation, wildlife management and natural resources management and sustainability.

Major research areas

  • Large landscape (seascape) scale
  • Conservation networks – their governance and community engagement
  • Marine and coastal policy, planning and management
  • Environmental sustainability 
  • Management
  • Human dimensions of wildlife
  • Indigenous environmental involvement and education
  • Water policy, planning and management 
  • Waste policy, planning and management
  • Environmental planning

Our staff

Contact us

Group Facilitator
Associate Professor Geoffrey Westcott
+61 3 9251 7623
Email A/Prof. Westcott