TRaCK: Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge

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

Sue Jackson

Sue Jackson

Sue Jackson
Project Leader, Theme Leader
CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences

Phase 1 Projects

Outcomes Project outcomes included: Improved understanding of the social and economic significance of water, rivers and wild resources to Indigenous people in the Daly (NT) and Fitzroy (WA) catchments; Systematic and comprehensive assessment of Indigenous values (related to flow) and the impact of change to flow regime; A tested method to assess, incorporate and monitor Indigenous values in water planning; Indigenous participation in a trial monitoring program for flow regime change and wild resource use; and Collaborations to enhance the capacity of researchers, Indigenous communities and managers to incorporate social assessments in water allocation decisions and planning.