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It will take decades, but the Murray Darling Basin Plan is delivering environmental improvements

"Our main reason for writing this article was to try to let people know that within the operating environment we’ve got (the volume of water, restrictions on release rates, limited ability to get water onto floodplains, etc.) good things ARE being achieved for the environment. That seems to be a message being lost in much of the media."  An article in The Conversation co-authored by LTIM leaders including ILWS's Prof Robyn Watts, A/Prof Skye Wassens, May 1.

Media reporting on women in the military is preserving a male dominated culture

"Given the power of the media in influencing and shaping public opinion, how gendered power and gender inequality are discussed in the media is critical to how women are perceived in society," says Dr Donna Bridges in The Conversation article, April 23.

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About Us

We are a multi and trans-disciplinary Research Centre at Charles Sturt University, Australia's largest regional university. In partnership with government and others, we undertake biophysical, social and economic research to address local, regional, national and global issues.
Our researchers are involved in individual, collaborative and commissioned work around Australia and the world. Research is undertaken within four thematic (not mutually exclusive) areas:
* Biodiversity Conservation
* Environmental Water
* Rural and Regional Communities
* Sustainable Development (International)

Our mission is to undertake internationally recognised integrated environmental, social and economic research for rural and regional areas.

Research Strategy

ILWS Research Strategy 2017

Scholarships

Expressions of Interest for a fish ecology PhD scholarship

Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships - Institute for Land, Water and Society (AGRTP-ILWS) have closed for 2017.