JCU Events Governance for the Burdekin Basin Seminar

JCU Events

Thu, 2 Mar 2023

Governance for the Burdekin Basin Seminar

When: 2 March 2023, 8am -- 4:30pm

Where: JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas
Room 010, Building 134 - Education Central

The aim of the seminar is to recognise the major challenges for the Burdekin and its management in a rapidly changing world. It also hopes to clarify some of the key opportunities that could lead to more productive and sustainable livelihoods in the Basin for the benefit of regional, state and national economies. Many of these opportunities will align well with a range of new planning strategies that include the National Productivity Commissions' "National Water Reform 2020"; Queensland's "State Infrastructure Strategy"; and the Reef 2050 Water Quality Improvement Plan.

Nationally it is now recognised that water resource planning must take greater account of First Nations needs and interests, and the potential impacts of climate change. Addressing these challenges requires not only improved technical assessment, but equally, there is a need to re-examine governance frameworks to ensure that they best serve the Burdekin and its stakeholders in an era of rapid environmental and economic change.

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This event is being hosted by the College of Business, Law and Governance.

Contact details:

College of Business, Law and Governance |  (07) 478 15024