ILWS - Charles Sturt University
ILWS - Charles Sturt University


Who was that Masked Man?: System Penetrations – Friend or Foe?

Some outlaws wear masks to commit crime, but some people, like the Lone Ranger, wear them to do good...  New book chapter on Cyber Crime by ILWS researcher and sleuth A/Prof Oliver Burmeister et al.

Review of Wetlands in changing climate

A review by Prof Max Finlayson et al. Part 1 of this review synthesizes recent research on the status and climate vulnerability of freshwater and saltwater wetlands, and their contribution to addressing climate change (carbon cycle, adaptation, resilience). Part 2 explores the policy and management realm from international to national, subnational and local levels to identify strategies and policies reflecting an integrated understanding of both wetland and climate change science.

Fish Passage 2018 International Conference Albury

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


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.