TRaCK: Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge

Science and knowledge that governments, communities, industries for sustainable use of Australia's tropical rivers and estuaries

Poh-Ling Tan

Poh-Ling Tan

Poh-Ling Tan
Project Leader
Griffith University

Phase 1 Projects

Outcomes The project improved water planning efforts at two levels: Nationally by developing a tool-kit of good practices to engage industry, Indigenous and rural communities; by setting guidelines and benchmarks to monitor and evaluate collaboration in water planning; and by establishing procedures that integrated Indigenous values into water planning. Regionally with its assistance of water agencies to improve water planning approaches; by its help to minimise conflicts between parties; by providing models and case studies for good collaboration; by its help in developing stronger long-term relationships between stakeholders.