Collaboration partners undertake protected areas research in:
- conservation of natural and cultural values
- tourism and recreation and public use
- communities and cultures
- governance, policy and planning
- performance evaluation.
Research projects are undertaken by university academics and students, as well as government agency and non-Government organisation staff.
The Collaboration promotes research that addresses critical governance and management problems through effective communication and engagement between researchers and end users.
Some of our Collaboration partner research activities:
- Nature-based Tourism Research Group [Murdoch University]
- Marine Management Research Group [Murdoch University]
- Cetacean Research Unit [Murdoch University]
- Centre for Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture [James Cook University]
- TropWATER – Tropical Water and Ecosystem Research [James Cook University]
- Centre for Environment [University of Tasmania]
- Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute