News and Events
Workshop - Placing sustainability: Engaging (rural) communities understandings of sustainability (19 Aug 2014)
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Free Public Presentation - Rural and regional futures: Building environmental, economic and social wellbeing in Australia's rural and regional communities.
Presentations in Leeton (28 July), Griffith (28 July), Hay (29 July), Robinvale (29 July), Mildura (30 July) and Renmark (30 July).
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Public Presentation - Rural and regional futures: Building environmental, economic and social wellbeing in Australia's rural and regional communities.
Presentations in Shepparton (7 July), Deniliquin (8 July) and Albury (9 July).
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Launch - 2013 Regional Wellbeing Survey Results (18 Jun 2014)
Panel Event - MDB: The Plan, The People, The Community - Are we one yet? (30 May 2014)
Workshop - Alternate futures for Murray-Darling Basin communities (20 May 2014)
Workshop - Transition Pathways in Small Regional Economies (9 Apr 2014)
Workshop - Climate risk and adaptation: Enabling attitudinal and behavioural change in Australian Farmers (18 Mar 2014)
Special Presentation from the Institute of Applied Ecology - Is there hope for saving the Tasmanian Devil? (20 Mar 2014)
Workshop - Linking science, data and management: How NRM agencies learn from experience (18 February 2014)
Workshop - Regionalwellbeing Survey: early results (4 February 2014)
Inaugural 'Richard Norris Lecture' - Predictive modelling for biological assessment of river health: where we came from and where to next (2 December 2013)
Regionalwellbeing survey closed
Launch of our newest project - Towards Place Based Education in the Murray-Darling Basin
Research Opportunities for MDBfutures' researchers. The ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the EnvironmentThe Commissioner's Office has a number of interesting research opportunities available. These projects are very flexible both in terms of time and scope.
The projects can stand alone or potentially be integrated into existing MDBfutures research projects. Alternately the work of current MDBfutures' researchers could be integrated into the work of the Commissioner's office. (more information)
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Applications close for submissions to the MDBfutures placement program on 27 September 2013.
Visitor Program - Results of round 2 now available
Applications are now open for MDBfutures Fellows and Doctoral Students to submit an Expression of Interest to participate in a placement with one of our partner organisations. Applications should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 27th September 2013.
Launch of Regionalwellbeing survey
Workshop - Phylogenetic approaches to conservation, with examples from Australia (14 August 2013).
Applications closed on 30 July for Round 2 of our Visitors Program
Workshop - Is Resilience a useful or useless concept in the MDB?
(27 June 2013)
Workshop - Key Challenges facing the Sustainability of Rural Communities: A Policy Review (24 June 2013)
Applications open for Round 2 of our Visitors Program Read More
MDB futures Management Group meeting (14 May 2013)
Workshop - Migration in the Murray-Darling Basin: Who goes and who stays? (30 May 2013)
Seminar - Localising the Food System for Sustainability (30 May 2013)
Workshop - The relevance of Indigenous water strategies for the Murray-Darling Basin(24 April 2013) Find out more
Applications close for Visitors Program Read More
Global Land Project 2nd Open Science Meeting - Call for Sessions closes 5th January 2013 Read More
Applications for PhD Doctoral Scholarship vacancies close
Workshop 7: Values and Policy Making - Issues for the Murray-Darling Basin16 November 2012Find out more
MDBfutures Management Group - 29 October 2012
Researchers from the CRN undertook a Field Trip to engage with stakeholders in the MDB Read more
Photograph of CRN Researchers listening to a talk by John Coultan, General Manager of Coleambally Irrigation Co-operative Incorporated.
Workshop 5 - Governance of Recovery and the Governance of Recovery
MDBfutures Management Group was held on 18 September 2012
Director and Program Manager of MDBfutures travelled to Albury/Wodonga this month to meet researchers interested in collaborating with MDBfutures
PhD scholarship positions still available
MDBfutures is supported by the Australian Government's Collaborative Research Networks program.