Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Institute for Land, Water and Society

Centre of Research Excellence:
Institute for Land, Water and Society

Max Finlayson
Director
mfinlayson@csu.edu.au
Phone: 02 6051 9779
Fax: 02 6051 9897
Centre Website: Institute for Land, Water and Society

The Institute has established a substantial research capacity and commitment to partnership building to support community, industry and government efforts to safeguard our biodiversity, land and water assets, and to ensure a dynamic and sustainable future for our region communities. An internationally recognised provider of integrated research, it  combines the expertise of over 200 environmental scientists, social researchers, economists, and post-graduate students to address critical sustainability issues mainly in inland Australia, and in particular the Murray- Darling Basin,  but also in other countries. The Institute‚Äôs research is focused on key Strategic Research Areas covering a range of topics including climate change adaptation, environmental justice and governance, natural resource management, woody regrowth, sustainable water use, improving livelihoods and environments, regional business development and biodiversity.