Faculty of Science and Technology

Sustainable practices

The Sustainable Practices Research Group aims to contribute to the ecological sustainability of our rural and regional Australia through research in collaboration with local communities and organisations.

Our research interests include:

  • finding solutions for sustainability of the natural environment
  • understanding human impacts on the environment and developing strategies to reduce this impact
  • building sustainable and resilience rural and regional communities
  • understanding people's values and attitudes to the environment and its management
  • development of sustainable behaviours and behaviour change
  • development and use of community engagement and public participation in decision making
  • the use of sustainability reporting and community indicators