Mr David Downie

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Strategic Adviser, Regional Development

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

Centre for Reg & Rural Futures

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

d.downie@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 524 79105

Publications

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2022

Prioritising Sustainable Development Goals, characterising interactions, and identifying solutions for local sustainability

R Bandari, E Moallemi, R Lester, D Downie, B Bryan

(2022), Vol. 127, pp. 325-336, Environmental Science and Policy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Geelong Economic Futures: An exploration of significant private sector investment opportunities

Mr David Downie, Luke Fraser, Dr David Halliwell

City of Greater Geelong - Creative Communities Grants, G21 Grant - Research - Geelong Region Alliance

  • 2016: $150,000

GMID Pilot Study

Prof Rebecca Lester, Mr David Downie

Department of Environment Land Water and Planning

  • 2019: $60,000
  • 2018: $60,000

Great South Coast Economic Futures

Mr David Downie, Prof Rebecca Lester

WW Grant - Research - Wannon Region Water Corporation (Wannon Water), Glenelg Shire Council, WCC Grant - Research - Warrnambool City Council, Corangamite Shire Council, Southern Grampians Shire Council, Moyne Shire Council

  • 2020: $165,000
  • 2018: $165,000

Loddon Mallee Significant Opportunities.

Prof Rebecca Lester, Mr David Downie

Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions

  • 2019: $45,339

Summary of Key Australian and International Agri / Agri-tech Exp.

Prof Rebecca Lester, Mr David Downie

Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions

  • 2019: $3,000

A road map for commercialised international educaton and training and innovation in farming and agribusiness.

Prof Rebecca Lester, Mr David Downie, Dr Risti Permani

Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions

  • 2020: $2,250
  • 2019: $42,704

Pursing opportunities for private investment within the Loddon Mallee Region.

Mr David Downie, Mr Michael Smith, Mrs Brodie Bowman

Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions

  • 2021: $8,863
  • 2020: $36,136

Great South Coast Economic Futures Strategy Implementation.

Mr David Downie, Mr Michael Smith, Mrs Brodie Bowman

Moyne Shire Council (on behalf of Great South Coast Group)

  • 2021: $75,000
  • 2020: $25,000

Victorian Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub.

Prof Rebecca Lester, Dr Ashley Macqueen, Mr David Downie, Prof Kristy Hess

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

  • 2024: $125,000
  • 2023: $250,000
  • 2022: $250,000
  • 2021: $375,000

Water and Environment Research Program (WERP).

Prof Rebecca Lester, Dr Galen Holt, Dr Georgia Dwyer, Mr David Downie

Murray Darling Basin Authority

  • 2024: $300,000
  • 2023: $300,000
  • 2022: $228,000
  • 2021: $218,341

Opportunities for Agri-Food and fibre value adding precincts/hubs within the Loddon Campapse Region

Mr David Downie, Dr Don Gunasekera

Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions

  • 2023: $45,000

Short listing for the Food and Fibre Regional Investment Attraction project.

Prof Rebecca Lester, Dr George Cunningham, Mr David Downie

CSIRO

  • 2023: $29,645

Digitising Agriculture and Advanced Manufacturing, Victoria

Mr David Downie, Dr Glory Lee, Dr Patricia Mclean, Mrs Brodie Bowman, Prof Manzur Murshed

CSIRO

  • 2024: $35,000

Industry and Other Funding

Enabling Interstate Abalone Species Translocation.

Mr David Downie, Mr Michael Smith

Australian Abalone Growers Association Inc

  • 2022: $3,750
  • 2021: $10,000

Scoping Study: BCG Nexus Project.

Mr David Downie, Dr Don Gunasekera

Birchip Cropping Group Inc

  • 2022: $10,000

Australian Guide to Implementing Food Traceability (AGIFT) - Seafood.

Ms Rose Elphick-Darling, Mr David Downie, Dr Patricia Mclean, Mr Ruben Rendon Benavides, Dr Frank Jiang

Wayfinder - Woolworths Group

  • 2022: $200,000

Scoping Study BCG Regional Economic Development.

Mr David Downie, Dr Don Gunasekera, Mrs Brodie Bowman

Birchip Cropping Group Inc

  • 2023: $20,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report