Activities

 INFFER team activities 2012-current
21-31 May 2012China INFFER trip with Prof Qiang Yu, University of Technology Sydney (Anna, Geoff)
16 May 2012GA Qld PAF development (Geoff)
14 May 2012Phone meeting with BMRG re asset prioritisation (Geoff)
7-8 May 2012Meeting with Corner Inlet Technical working group on best management practice effectiveneness and adoption levels (Anna, Geoff)
3 May 2012PAF Lite in draft form
1-2 May 2012INFFER PAF QA NCCMA (Geoff, Jen)
26 April 2012Meeting with GA Queensland to discuss INFFER assessment for biolink project (Geoff)
24 April 2012BMRG PAF development (Geoff)
23 April 2012BMRG community meeting asset identification, Kingaroy (Geoff)
18 April 2012Presentation to NRM knowledge conference Adelaide (Geoff)
18 April 2012Integrated River and Catchment management class presentation, INFFER training session (Anna)
17 April 2012Presentation to FFI CRC partners meeting on INFFER (Geoff)
13 April 2012Meeting with ACF re coastal PAF development (Geoff, Anna)
13 April 2012The quality of resource condition targets in regional natural resource management in Australia paper submitted to AJEM (INFFER team)
12 April 2012NACC will use INFFER to update their Regional Plan
5 April 2012Paper submitted to Wildlife research (INFFER team)
3 April 2012Academy of Science public lecture 'Trade-offs between agriculture and the environment - how do we decide what to protect?' (Anna)
2-5 April 2012NCCMA PAF review (Geoff and Jen)
28 March 2012Presentation to DSE riparian management project workshop (Geoff)
22 March 2012Wedderburn PAF meeting with DSE regional staff (Geoff)
21 March 2012Meeting with MBDA re environmental asset prioritisation (Geoff and Anna)
19 March 2012Meeting with Kara Kara conservation network for PAF development (Geoff)
March 2012PAF development support for NCCMA (Jen and Geoff)
14 March 2012Meeting with NRMS re development of PAF Lite (Geoff and Jen)
27 February- 2 March 2012NCCMA PAF development for underpinning RCS development (Jen, Geoff)
24 February 2012Phone meeting with BMRG about application of INFFER for asset ID and PAF development (Geoff)
22 February 2012Meeting with DSE re NCCMA RCS and Natureprint (Geoff)
22 February 2012Moolort Wetland workshop (Geoff)
16-17 February 2012Corner Inlet Technical working group meeting (Geoff)
15 February 2012Meeting with NZ landcare research re application of INFFER on biodiversity projects (Geoff and Jen)
7-10 February 2012AARES conference presentations (2) and poster (INFFER team)
6 February 2012INFFER team meeting (INFFER team)
3 February 2012Connewarre PAF development with CCMA and DPI (Geoff)
1 February 2012Meeting with DSE re Natureprint (Geoff and Jen)
1 February 2012Corner Inlet planning meeting with Michelle Dickson (Anna)
1 February 2012Meeting with ACF regarding coastal Lakes assessment (Geoff)
31 January 2012PAF development GHCMA (Geoff)
30 January 2012Corner Inlet planning meeting WGCMA (Anna)
25 January 2012PAF development NCCMA for Biodiversity Fund (Geoff, Jen)
20 January 2012INFFER project development for North Central CMA Biodiversity Fund proposals (Geoff and Jen)

20 January 2012INFFER project development for North Central CMA Biodiversity Fund proposals (Geoff and Jen)
13-14 December 2011INFFER training with University of Technology, Rutherglen (Anna, Geoff)
12 December 2011INFFER training for CMA and DSE staff, Melbourne (Geoff, Jen)
8 December 2011Burnett Mary Regional Group and Queensland DERM to discuss scope of INFFER analysis of Great Barrier Reef analysis, Brisbane (Anna, Geoff)
7 December 2011Meeting with Chris Smyth (ACF Marine Program) to discuss potential INFFER asset analysis (Geoff)
25 November 2011Corangamite CMA INFFER support, Geelong (Geoff)
21 November 2011Meeting with Sydney Metropolitan CMA to discuss INFFER implementation, Sydney (Geoff)
16-17 November 2011Bushfire CRC workshops, Otaga NZ (Geoff, Dave)
16 November 2011Environmental Accounting, Bureau of Meterology (Anna)
16 November 2011Chairs of Australian regional groups, Canberra (Anna)
9 November 2011Glenelg Hopkins CMA INFFER support, Hamilton (Geoff)
4 November 2011Environmental accounts workshop with Wentworth group on behalf of North Central CMA, Sydney (Geoff)
27 October 2011Meeting with DERM and Burnett Mary Regional Group Qld regarding Great Barrier Reef analysis, Brisbane (Geoff)
27 October 2011GippsDairy, West Gippsland CMA briefing on Gippsland Lakes INFFER results (Anna)
25 & 26 October 2011PAF development and training - Burnett Mary Regional Group in Bundaberg (Geoff)
25 October 2011DPI Water Forum Canberra presentation on INFFER and targets (Anna)
24 October 2011PAF development with Corangamite CMA (Geoff)
21 October 2011Corner Inlet Technical Reference Group meeting to discuss INFFER (Geoff, Anna)
17 - 19 October 2011CEED workshop on Resilience in Perth (Geoff)
17 October 2011INFFER training for NR staff in DSE (Geoff and Jenny)
14 October 2011Upper Coliban INFFER assessment meeting with Coliban Water and NCCMA (Geoff)
7 October 2011INFFER refresher training for NCCMA (Geoff)
6 October 2011INFFER lecture to University of Melbourne Integrated Catchment Management course (Geoff)
4 October 2011INFFER briefing to new Board of the NCCMA (Geoff)
23 September 2011PAF support for Glenelg Hopkins CMA (Geoff)
21 September 2011Moolort wetlands tour with Melbourne University- INFFER analysis assists with funding bid (Geoff and Jenny)
14 September 2011PAF development for NCCMA River Health funding bid (Geoff)
12-22 September 2011Present a series of lectures and turorials on INFFER to 2nd and 3rd years students in Environmental Policy and Planning, at UWA (Dave)
1 September 2011Balancing competing values in natural resource management, AFAC/Bushfire CRC Conference, Sydney (David)
26 August 2011Meet with Matty McConchie, Caring for Our Country review to provide advice about targets (David, Anna, Geoff)
19 August 2011Briefings to MDBA, NWC, Australian Government (Anna, Kevin Goss)
28 July 2011Briefing to NSW CMA inland managers. Meeting with Qiang Yu, UTS to discuss INFFER application in China (Anna, Geoff)
22 July 2011INFFER briefing to Environmental Defender Office, Carlton (Anna)
20 July 2011DPI meeting to discuss biolinks on private land (Jenny)
18-22 July 2011INFFER training and community workshops for Border Rivers Gwydir CMA - Inverell (Geoff, Mel)
7-14 July 2011Collaborate with Professor Murray Fulton, University of Saskatchewan, assessing potential development of a version of INFFER to evaluation R&D projects (David)
14 July 2011Corner Inlet Water Quality Improvement Plan meeting with West Gippsland CMA (Geoff)
4 & 5 July 2011INFFER follow up training with Alberta government and catchment staff (Anna, David)
1 July 2011Meeting with Gary Howling (Great Eastern Ranges Initiative) - Sydney (Les, Geoff)
28 June 2011Presentation at LEARN/IWREC conference, Banff, Canada, on 'Lessons from Australian environmental policy' (Anna, David)
27 June 2011Presentation at LEARN/IWREC conference, Banff, Canada, on 'Accounting for behaviour when designing and implementing environmental policy' (David)
23 & 24 June 2011INFFER follow up training with Manitoba government and catchment staff (Anna, David)
21 and 22 June 2011Asset ID and filtering for Rangelands NRM in Geraldton (Mel, Geoff)
21 June 2011Presentation on INFFER to OMAFRI, Ontario, Canada (Anna)
20 June 2011Meeting with Wayne O'Sullivan (Great Western Woodland project) - Perth (Dave, Geoff, Mel)
20 June 2011INFFER briefing to Ontario government personnel (Anna)
8 June 2011Meeting of INFFER team in Melbourne
4 June 2011Lecture on INFFER to students studying Social Impact Assessment at UWA Business School (Dave)
26 May 2011Presentation to Glenelg Hopkins CMA Waterway and Biodiversity Advisory Groups in Hamilton (Geoff)
24 & 25 May 2011Visit to Burnett Mary Regional Group in Bundaberg for PAF support and development (Geoff)
18 May 2011Met with Paul Lawrence, Tony Roberts and Qld DERM people to discuss diffuse source pollution regulation, INFFER and public:private benefits framework
18 May 2011Met with Jan Smith and Rhys Coleman (Melbourne Water) to discuss Westernport INFFER analysis (Geoff)
11 May 2011Met with West Gippsland CMA (Kylie DeBono, Michelle Dickson and Tim Allen (Australian Government) to discuss INFFER input to development of Water Quality Improvement Plan for Corner Inlet (Anna, Geoff)
9 May 2011Glenelg Hopkins CMA - Riverine PAF development (Geoff)
4 & 5 May 2011Participation in NRM workshop - Australian National University and Australian government (Anna)
21 April 2011INFFER briefing to Sydney Metro CMA (Geoff, Les)
6 April 2011Corangamite CMA meeting to discuss Aire River PAF (Geoff)
5 April 2011INFFER workshop with EPA - modelling and decision support tools (Geoff)
5 April 2011Attended Westernport Scientific Review (Anna, Geoff)
28 March 2011Meeting to discuss extension of INFFER to heritage issues (Dave)
18 March 2011Westernport INFFER meeting with Melbourne Water, Port Philip and Westernport CMA and DSE (Anna, Geoff)
15 March 2011Meeting to discuss extension of INFFER to heritage issues (Dave)
10 &11 March 2011INFFER training in Winnipeg for staff from Manitoba Agriculture and other provincial ministries (Geoff)
7 & 8 March 2011I NFFER training in Edmonton for staff from Alberta Agriculture and other provincial ministries (Geoff)
4 March 2011Murrumbidgee CMA tools day (Anna)
4 March 2011Discussion with Bushfire CRC regarding use of INFFER (Dave)
2 March 2011Leonardo Gabellini arrived from University of Florence to start 3 month Masters thesis project on application of INFFER to Mugello region, Italy (Anna, Olga Vigiak)
1 March 2011Meeting to discuss extension of INFFER to heritage issues (Dave)
24 February 2011Workshop with DSE regarding integration of decision tools including INFFER for Asset-based approach (Dave, Anna, Geoff)
24 February 2011Meeting with Duncan Pendrigh (DSE - Natural Resources) re INFFER Westernport analysis (Dave, Anna, Geoff)
24 February 2011Meeting with DPI Biosecurity group re potential application of INFFER (Dave, Anna, Geoff)
16 February 20113rd year FFI CRC review (Dave)
10 February 2011Briefing to Victorian EPA in Melbourne (Geoff)
9 February 2011Update to DECCW (Les, Anna)
9 February 2011Phone meeting with Sydney metro CMA (Les, Anna)
9 February 2011Presentation at Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society "Changing the direction of environmental investment in Australia: Learnings from implementing INFFER" (Sally)
9 February 2011Presentation at Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society on INFFER and Gippsland Lakes (Anna, Dave)
23 December 2010Second meeting with DSE to discuss INFFER analysis of Westernport Bay Flagship - asset and goal definition (Anna, Geoff)
22 December 2010Meeting with DPI Policy staff on application of INFFER (Anna, Geoff)
17 December 2010Briefing to Corangamite CMA Board on Lake Connewarre assessment
8 December 2010Meeting with Corangamite CMA to discuss Aire River PAF (Geoff)
7 December 2010Presentation on Risk Assessment Framework to DSE Asset-based working group (Geoff)
30 November 2010Port Phillip and Westernport CMA PAF Development (Geoff, Mel)
29 November 2010Glenelg Hopkins CMA PAF development (Geoff,Mel)
25 November 2010Meeting with DSE to discuss INFFER analysis of Westernport Bay Flagship (Anna, Geoff, Mel)
24 & 26 November 2010North Central CMA PAF development (Geoff, Jen, Mel)
23 November 2010Asset identification using INFFER and Natureprint with DSE Biodiversity staff, Corangamite CMA in Colac (Geoff, Mel)
22 November 2010DSE Asset-based working group (Goeff, Anna)
17 November 2010Meeting with Graham Jacobs, WA Minister for Water (Dave)
9-10 November 2010Central West PAF workshop (Geoff, Anna)
1-5 November 2010Burnett Mary Regional Group expert workshop and PAFs (Geoff)
29 October 2010Port Phillip and Westernport CMA to discuss PAF options (Geoff)
26 October 2010DPI Rutherglen, Victoria. Met with April Curatolo and Dom Uljanic of NCCMA for using catchment modelling (CatchMODS) to underpin a INFFER PAF for reach 7 of Avoca river (Olga, Anna)
26 October 2010Meet with David Lucas, Alanna Maguire (DSE NR) to finalise workplan
25 October 2010Corangamite CMA - meeting to discuss PAF options with Gareth Smith, Leigh Dennis (Geoff)
21 October 2010Briefing to Victorian Waterway Managers network on NC application of INFFER (Geoff, Rohan Hogan)
20 October 2010INFFER and consultants meeting (Mel, Jenny, Anna, Geoff, RMCG)
19 October 2010Italy and Europe INFFER discussions (Mel, Anna, Geoff, Olga)
18 October 2010INFFER marketing discussions (Mel, Geoff, Jenny, Anna)
14 October 2010University of Technology Sydney, Qiang Yu to discuss potential for China project (Anna)
13 October 2010Meet with Darryl Richardson CRC Evertrain re training package (Jen, Geoff)
12 October 2010NC CMA INFFER review (Geoff, April)
11 October 2010Presentation at National Groundwater School (Dave)
11 October 2010Natureprint (DSE BES) meeting with David Parkes and Natasha MacLean (Geoff)
27-28 September 2010University of Alberta meeting with Allen Good (Anna)
28 September 2010Glenelg Hopkins CMA expert asset ID workshop No 2 (Geoff)
27 September 2010Central West CMA Implementation meeting (Geoff)
22 September 2010Victorian Biodiversity Network briefing (Geoff)
16 September 2010La Trobe University Albury-Wodonga Dean's lecture (Dave)
15 September 2010DSE River Health meeting (Geoff, Anna)
14 September 2010Briefing to senior FFSR executives (Anna)
9-10 September 2010ACT NRM Council training (Geoff, Mal Brown)
7 September 2010NC CMA Board update (Anna, Geoff)
2-3 September 2010Burnett Mary Regional Group training (Geoff, Anna)
30-31 August 2010Murray CMA training (Geoff, Eloise, Les)
26 August 2010Presentation to Bushfire CRC about INFFER (Dave)
26 August 2010Presentation at Society for Ecological Restoration Conference, Avignon, France (Mel)
26 August 2010Briefing to Queensland Regional Groups collective (Geoff, Anna)
20 August 2010Murray CMA - Implementation Plan meeting (Geoff)
19 August 2010Corangamite CMA Lake Connewarre workshop (Geoff, Anna)
18 August 2010Presentation to Teagasc representatives, Wexford, Ireland (Mel)
18 August 2010Glenelg Hopkins CMA first community workshop (Geoff)
17 August 2010Presentation and briefing to Teagasc representatives, Dublin, Ireland (Mel)
17 August 2010Meeting with Sharon Lewis DSE (Geoff, Anna)
16 Aug - 8 Sept 2010Lectures and practical classes on INFFER for class on Environmental Policy and Law at UWA (Dave)
12 August 2010Hawkesbury Nepean CMA Briefing (Geoff, Les)
11 August 2010Networking meeting with UK contacts (Mel)
9 August 2010Glenelg Hopkins CMA - expert workshop for asset ID (Geoff)
4-6 August 2010Graeme Doole visit to discuss bioeconomic modelling work (Graeme, Olga, Anna)
30 July 2010University of Alberta meeting with Vic Adamovic and Peter Boxall (Anna)
28-29 July 2010Corangamite INFFER training (Geoff, Les)
27 July 2010Burnett Mary Regional Group phone meeting (Geoff, Anna, Dave?)
23 July 2010DSE meetings - NR and River Health (Anna, Geoff)
22 July 2010Qld regional groups collective phone hookup (Anna, Dave, Geoff)
20-22 JulyLucciola Bella Nature Reserve, Siena, PAF development (Mel)
20 July 2010FFI CRC Board presentation (Dave, Anna)
19 July 2010Presentation to Siena Province (Italy) (Mel)
19 July 2010Central West CMA Resilience workshop (Geoff)
6 July 2010Burnett Mary Natural Resource Management Group (Geoff, Dave)
5-6 July 2010Burnett Mary Regional Group - initial briefing to staff and board members (Geoff, Dave)
30 June 2010Presentation to economists of Dept Agriculture and Food WA (Dave)
25 June 2010Corangamite CMA Lake Connewarre technical workshop (Anna, Geoff)
23-24 June 2010Central West CMA Resilience workshops (Geoff)
16 June 2010Glenelg Hopkins CMA Implementation Plan meeting (Geoff)
15 June 2010Murray CMA community asset workshop (Anna)
10-11 June 2010DSE meetings with River Heath, EnSym and Biodiversity and Ecosystem services (Geoff, Anna, Dave)
4 June 2010Discussion panel to discuss draft report "Evaluation of the Catchment Demonstration Initiative (CDI)" prepared for DAFWA by URS (Sally)
1 June 2010ACT NRM Council INFFER briefing (Anna, Geoff)
28 May 2010Corangamite CMA Lake Connewarre technical meeting (Anna, Geoff)
13 May 2010Corangamite CMA Lake Connewarre inception meeting (Anna, Geoff)
5 May 2010INFFER briefing to Mallee CMA in Mildura (Geoff and April)
4 May 2010April finishes with DPI Victoria and returns to North Central CMA
4 May 2010Presentation on INFFER to workshop for salinity policy review (Dave)
3-4 May 2010Training of Glenelg Hopkins CMA staff and partners (Geoff, April)
2 May 2010Electronic version of Project Assessment Form available in production environment
30 April 2010ACT NRM initial briefing to Sarah Ryan and Jo Harding (Anna)
29 April 2010Meeting with DairyNZ to discuss catchment modelling research (Graeme Doole)
28-29 April 2010Asset filtering workshop for North Central CMA (Jenny, Geoff, April)
22 April 2010INFFER Presentation at National NRM Conference Darwin (Geoff)
19 April 2010Jenny Alexander resumes work with the INFFER team after maternity leave
14 April 2010Meeting with Corangamite CMA re Lake Connewarre project (Geoff and Anna)
13 April 2010Ensym Training at the Department of Sustainability and Environment (April)
12 April 2010DECCW phone meeting (Geoff, Anna, April)
6 April 2010Meeting with Paul Ryan to discuss INFFER and Resilience Thinking paper (Geoff)
1 April 2010Gippsland Lakes Taskforce publishes INFFER report on their web site here
26 March 2010Seminar on Targeting versus Broad Participation in Environmental Investment, UWA (Dave)
23 March 2010Lecture on Public: Private Benefits Framework to UWA science students (Dave)
23 March 2010INFFER briefing to Tim Allen (Australian Government Facilitator) re Gippsland Lakes work (Geoff)
19 March 2010INFFER briefing to Corangamite CMA Board (Geoff) - led to fully endorsed adoption
19 March 2010University of Alberta INFFER seminar (Anna)
18 March 2010INFFER phone link with Northern Rivers NSW CMA re use of INFFER in Graham Marshall's CERF project
18 March 2010Alberta Provincial Government INFFER workshop, Edmonton Canada (Anna)
16 March 2010Federal Government, Agriculture Canada INFFER workshop, Regina Canada (Anna)
15 March 2010Saskatchewan Provincial Government INFFER workshop, Regina Canada (Anna)
12 March 2010University of Manitoba Canada, INFFER seminar (Anna)
11 March 2010Manitoba Provincial Government, Winnipeg Canada INFFER workshop (Anna)
10 March 2010INFFER briefing to DSE regarding Gippsland Lakes project (Geoff, April and Chris Barry)
10 March 2010Seminar on connecting science to policy, to Centre for Water Research, UWA (Dave)
5 March 2010INFFER seminar, University of Maryland, Annapolis, USA (Anna)
5 March 2010Graeme Doole awarded the Waikato University Management School Dean's Award for Outstanding Emerging Scholar
4-5 March 2010Training for Regional Liaison Officers of the Department of Sustainability and Environment (Geoff, April and Les)
4 March 2010Meeting with Mark Stanley, Deputy Manager of the Eyre Peninsula NRM board (Dave)
2-3 March 2010Sally Marsh was an invited speaker at Outlook 2010 conference: "Adopting innovations in agricultural industries"
2 March 2010Agricultural Economics Society (UK) prize essay competition 2010 to Graeme Doole for analysis of water quality policy issues.
1 March 2010Phone meeting with DECCW to discuss INFFER progress in NSW
1 March 2010Loddon Medal, awarded by local Landcare community to Geoff Park, March 2010. Photo
24 February 2010Briefing to Senior management team of Glenelg Hopkins CMA (Geoff and April)
16-17 February 2010Central West CMA (Dubbo) asset filtering workshop (Geoff and April)
15-16 February 2010Graeme Doole trip to Victoria for INFFER water quality work with Olga and Anna
11 February 2010Briefing to staff and board of Murray CMA (Geoff)
11 February 2010Presentation at Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society on water quality modelling (Graeme Doole)
11 February 2010Presentation at Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society: "Economics of controlling an environmental weed" (Morteza Chalak)
11 February 2010Presentation at Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society: "Prioritising investment to enhance biodiversity in an agricultural landscape" (Maksym Polyakov)
10 February 2010Symposium on INFFER at Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (Anna, Dave, Sally Marsh and Graham Marshall)
9 February 2010Workshop with ~20 policy officers from Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation, Adelaide (Dave, Anna)
8-9 February 2010Annual meeting/workshop of the INFFER project team in Adelaide
3 February 2010Meet with team reviewing salinity policy in Western Australia (Dave)
27 January 2010Asset identification workshop with regional partners North Central CMA (Geoff and April)
14 January 2010Meeting with Dave Duncan at Arthur Rylah Institute (DSE) to discuss available landscape data for the least-cost land use change project (Geoff, Alexei)
18 December 2009Teleconference with DECCW NSW (Anna, Geoff)
16-17 December 2009INFFER training for Port Phillip and Westernport CMA (Geoff and April)
8 December 2009Alexei attended Bird Linkage project update symposium. ARC funded project (Monash U, DSE) building on Jim Radford's work.
7 December 2009Department of Sustainability and Environment in Victoria releases state biodiversity policy (White Paper) which includes: "INFFER will be utilised for the next five years or until an alternative is developed". "Utilise INFFER and further develop other decision support tools for applying asset-based approaches to planning and investment". "Provide training and support in the application of INFFER and other decision support tools by 2011".
4 December 2009CWCMA agency asset id session, Dubbo, (April, CMA staff, DII staff, Office of water, DECCW, Department of Lands)
2 December 2009Meeting with Neil Barr to discuss new land retirement project in social landscape context, (Anna, Alexei, April, Kerry Stott)
28 November 2009Meeting with Environment Waikato (Hamilton, NZ) to discuss catchment modelling research (Graeme Doole)
26 November 2009Presentation of INFFER report to Gippsland lakes taskforce, Traralgon, (Anna, April, Peter Cottingham, GLTF members)
25 November 2009Anna and April met with DSE and Vic CfOC
24 November 2009Anna met with Melbourne Water to brief them about INFFER
24 November 2009Landcare Networks and INFFER third workshop, Stawell, (April)
18 November 2009Anna and Geoff met with North East CMA
18 November 2009Anna, Olga, and Alexei met with Ken Wallace FFI CRC Program Leader
16-17 November 2009DSE INFFER staff and training, Williamstown, (April, Geoff, Anna, DSE staff)
12 November 2009Anna met with Gippsland Lakes Review team
11 November 2009NCCMA asset identification meeting with community in Bendigo, April, Anna, CMA staff, community
5-6 November 2009NCCMA INFFER staff and stakeholder training Bendigo, (April, Geoff, CMA, DSE, TFN, CFoC, staff)
4 November 2009Phone meeting to discuss asset identification process with DECCW, (Geoff, April, Dave, Anna, Jacquie, Les)
4 November 2009NCCMA asset identification meeting with community in Charlton, (Geoff, CMA staff, community)
2 November 2009GHCMA INFFER presentation to management team, (Geoff, April, GHCMA management team)
28 October 2009CWCMA meeting with DII staff for asset digitisation Dubbo
27 October 2009CWCMA asset identification meeting with community in Coonable, (Geoff, April, CMA staff, community)
27 October 2009CWCMA asset identification meeting with community in Nyngan, (Geoff, April, CMA staff, community)
26 October 2009NCCMA asset identification meeting with community in Daylesford, (Geoff, April, CMA staff, community)
23 October 2009Anna meeting with DPI FSV to discuss INFFER and PPBF for pest work
23 October 2009Phone meeting to discuss PAF in production with PPWCMA and DPI, (Anna, April)
22 October 2009Phone meeting to discuss PAF in production with Northern Rivers CMA(NSW), (Geoff, April)
22 October 2009University of Western Australia, School of Environmental Systems Engineering, "Research to support and influence environmental managers and policy makers" (Dave)
21 October 2009NCCMA asset identification meeting with community in Maryborough (Geoff, April, CMA staff, community)
20 October 2009NCCMA meeting to discuss asset filtering (April, Anna)
19 October 2009NCCMA asset identification meeting with community in Heathcote, (Geoff, April, CMA staff, community)
13 October 2009INFFER team wins the Science Prize of the Department of Primary Industries, Victoria (Anna, April, Jenny)
12 October 2009Meetings at Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria (Anna, Dave, Geoff)
12 October 2009University of Melbourne, School of Land and Environment, Dean's Lecture, "Linking Science to Policy" (Dave)
12 October 2009University of Melbourne, Australian Centre of Excellence for Risk Analysis, "Environmental Decision Making: Development and Delivery of Tools to Assist Managers and Policy Makers" (Dave)
7 October 2009Keynote presentation: University of Western Australia, "Doing research to make a difference", Student Research Conference (Dave)
2 October 2009Seminar: University of Western Australia, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, "The environmental cost of poor prioritisation of environmental projects" (Dave)
24 September 2009Meeting with Glenelg Hopkins CMA (Geoff)
16 September 2009Presentation at CERF conference, Canberra (Anna)
11 September 2009Meeting with Corangamite CMA (Geoff)
8 September 2009Victorian Landcare Awards: Geoff Park, winner of the Sidney Plowman Travel and Study Award.
8 September 2009Briefing of Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria (Geoff, Anna)
7 September 2009Phone meeting Deb Slinger and Cynthia Podmore Evertrain (Geoff, Anna, April)
3-4 September 2009Two-day INFFER training, North Central CMA (Geoff, April)
31 August 2009Debrief with Gippsland Lakes Taskforce with Barry Hart and Chris Barry (Anna)
27 August 2009Briefing of INFFER progress with Gippsland Lakes Taskforce (Peter Cottingham)
26 August 2009Phone meeting with Graham Marshall and Northern Rivers CMA (Geoff, April, Anna)
25 August 2009Asset identification workshop with Port Phillip and Westerport CMA (April and Geoff)
19 August 2009Meeting with Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, Sydney (Anna and April)
19 August 2009Seminar: "Jack Makeham Memorial Lecture", University of New England: 'Environmental Policy and Farm Management' (Dave)
18 August 2009The INFFER project wins the Eureka Prize for Research by an Interdisciplinary Team.
18 August 2009Meeting with Department of Industry and Investment (Primary Industries), Orange, NSW (Anna and Geoff)
16-21 August 2009Alexei presented poster: "Throwing money at the problem more efficiently: bio-economic modelling to prioritize investment in biodiversity" INTECOL 10, Brisbane
13 August 2009Joint briefing (with DSE) of Luke Morgan from Department of Agriculture and Food WA on progress with INFFER in Victoria (Geoff)
12 August 2009Meeting with Department of Treasury and Finance, Perth (Dave)
10-11 August 2009Northern NSW CMAs (Northern Rivers, Gwydir Border Rivers, Namoi) INFFER training in association with Graham Marshall (UNE) (Geoff and April)
7 August 2009Phone meeting with Zoe Bainbridge and Jon Brodie to discuss INFFER and its potential contribution to the Great Barrier Reef
7 August 2009Phone hookup with policy staff of the Department of Environment and Climate Change, NSW
6 August 2009Phone meeting with Paul Downey (Dept Environment and Climate Change, NSW) to discuss INFFER for weed-related issues (Dave)
6 August 2009INFFER training for North Central Natural Resources Management Committee (April and Geoff)
5 August 2009Brief the new board of North Central Catchment Management Authority (Anna and Geoff)
3 August 2009Phone meeting with Graham Marshall about INFFER in northern NSW (Geoff, April, Anna)
29 July 2009Meeting with Australian Government about 'Caring for our Country' program (Dave)
29 July 2009INFFER and Victorian Landcare networks trial (second in a series of three workshops) held in Stawell (Geoff and April)
27-28 July 2009INFFER training for Central West CMA in Wellington, also involved key DECC and DPI staff (Geoff, April and Steph)
20-22 July 2009Visit to Zhejiang University and Hohai University in China for presentations and meetings on water quality (Dave)
17 July 2009New INFFER logo, and the web site gets a facelift
15 July 2009Version 18 of INFFER published online
14 July 2009Initial meeting with Northern Rivers CMA (NSW) to discuss INFFER (Graham Marshall)
8 July 2009Gippsland Lakes socio-economic feasibility workshop (Geoff, Anna, Steph)
8 July 2009Symposium "Understanding Practice Change by Rural Landholders" conducted at University of WA, with 150 delegates (Dave, Sally)
8 July 2009Official launch of Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy at University of WA (Dave)
8 July 2009Initial meeting with Namoi CMA (NSW) to discuss INFFER (Graham Marshall)
6 July 2009Initial meeting with Border Rivers-Gwyder CMA (NSW) to discuss INFFER (Graham Marshall)
22 June 2009Training of staff in the Department of Sustainability and Environment (Geoff, April, Stepj)
18 June 2009North Central CMA INFFER Review (April, Geoff)
12 June 2009Central West CMA initial briefing (Geoff and Anna)
10 June 2009Gippsland Lakes technical feasibility workshop (Geoff, Anna, Steph)
26 May 2009Meeting to brief CEOs of all Victorian CMAs on INFFER (Geoff and Anna)
13 May 2009Goulburn Broken CMA INFFER meeting to work on assets (Geoff)
6 May 2009Seminar at ABARE/BRS on INFFER and connecting research to policy (Dave)
6 May 2009Attend orientation meeting of Caring for our Country Scientific Advisory Committee (Dave)
6 May 2009Meeting with River Health DSE to discuss possible application of INFFER in River Health Programs (Geoff, Steph, Jane Whitford)
5 May 2009Project Assessment workshop with Corangamite CMA for Bellarine Landscape zone
30 April - 1 May 2009Project Assessment workshop for Strezlecki catchment ecosystem with West Gippsland CMA (Geoff and Steph)
29 April 2009Commence revisions to the Project Assessment Form (to go from version 17 to 18) (Dave and Mel Strang).
27 April 2009INFFER Training with Natural Resources Division of DSE (Geoff, Steph, April)
21 April 2009Phone meeting with consultant to discuss Central West CMA (NSW) use of INFFER (Anna, Geoff)
21 April 2009Inception meeting with Port Phillp CMA, DPI, DSE and Bass Coast Landcare Network for application of INFFER to Westernport Bay and catchment (Geoff and Stephanie)
17 April 2009Invited seminar on INFFER to University of Melbourne School of Forestry and Ecosystem Science (Geoff)
16 April 2009Jen gives birth to Thomas
15 April 2009Olga gives birth to Malaika
14-16 April 2009INFFER bioeconomic modelling field trip to Muckleford and Avon Richardson case study areas in the North Central CMA (Anna, Geoff, Alexei, Maksym, Morteza and Stephanie)
8 April 2009Meeting with DPI NSW Evertrain team to discuss development of training materials (Geoff, Jen and Stephanie)
6 April 2009INFFER Inception workshop with Goulburn Broken CMA (Geoff, Stephanie, Alexei and Jen)
3 April 2009Seminar at University of Western Australia by David Pannell, on INFFER progress report
2 April 2009Inception meeting in Sale with Gippsland Lakes Taskforce on application of INFFER to Gippsland Lakes (Anna, Geoff and Stephanie)
2 April 2009Meeting with Inter-Agency NRM Working Group (Dave)
1 April 2009Training workshop for 8 staff from RM Consulting Group in the application of INFFER (Anna, Geoff and Stephanie)
1 April 2009Seminar at University of Waikato by Graeme Doole, on "Formulating robust management strategies under parametric uncertainty in bioeconomic models"
31 March 2009Presentation on INFFER to Dairy Australia Catchment Researchers workshop (Geoff)
31 March 2009Presentation on INFFER to Victorian DSE/DPI Market Based Intruments Learning Network (Jen and Geoff)
27 March 2009Learned that Central West CMA in New South Wales has decided to investigate and possibly pilot INFFER
27 March 2009Seminar at University of Western Australia by Morteza Chalack, on optimal management of pests when the control method has spillover impacts on the natural environment
24 March 2009Meeting/discussion with directors of Department of Environment and Climate Change (Anna and Dave)
24 March 2009Workshop with Natural Resource Commission to discuss INFFER results and lessons for NSW (Anna and Dave)
20 March 2009Seminar at University of Western Australia by Maksym Polyakov, on modelling land use change
13 March 2009Brief the board of Lachlan CMA about the results of applying INFFER in their region (Anna and Geoff)
10-12 March 2009Presentation at Fenner conference, Canberra, on INFFER (Anna)
10-12 March 2009Presentation at AgSAP conference, The Netherlands, on "Systems analysis informing policy" (Dave)
4 March 2009Presentation at Outlook 2009 conference, Canberra, on "Making the most of 'Caring for our Country'" (Dave)
15-18 March 2009Graeme Doole visits Rutherglen to discuss water quality bioeconomic modelling with Anna and Olga
12 February 2009Presentation on Australian NRM policy at Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society annual conference in Cairns (Dave)
11 February 2009Dave Pannell received the annual award for "Quality of Research Discovery" from the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society for Public: Private Benefits Framework
INFFER team member Graeme Doole received the annual award for best article in the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics from the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society
9-12 February 2009Training in Landscape Function Analysis with creator David Tongway (CSIR0) in Avon-Richardson catchment (Olga and Alexei)
5 February 2009Seminar to Victorian branch of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (Dave and Anna)
5 February 2009Briefing of representatives from several Victorian CMAs (Geoff and Jenny)
5 February 2009Meeting with and presentation to Executive Directors of Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria (Anna, Dave, Geoff and Jen)
5 February 2009Meet with DSE policy people to discuss their handling of duty of care issues (Dave and Anna)
5 February 2009Meet with DPI Victoria policy branch (Dave and Geoff)
4 February 2009Meet with Barry Hart, Gippsland Lakes Taskforce to discuss INFFER work (Anna, Geoff, Steph)
29 January 2009Meeting with North East CMA (Geoff, Anna and Alexei)
26 January 2009Full journal paper describing INFFER placed on web site
23 January 2009Workshop about INFFER with officers from six state government agencies in WA (David and Geoff)
23 January 2009Meeting with two Executive Directors in the Department of Sustainability and Environment Victoria (Anna and Jen)
22 January 2009Meet with officials from WA Department of Treasury and Finance (David and Anna)
21-22 January 2009Meeting of almost the full INFFER team in Perth
13 January 2009Meet Brendan Wintle (U Melb) to discuss expansion of biodiversity tools review (Alexei)
8 January 2009Meet with Gippsland Lakes Taskforce, West Gippsland CMA and East Gippsland CMA to discuss application of INFFER to the Gippsland Lakes (Anna, Geoff)
22 December 2008Meeting with DSE to discuss biodiversity white paper (Anna)
18 December 2008Briefing North East CMA Board about INFFER progress and how to progress with Caring for our Country (Anna)
18 December 2008Meeting with Peter Regan (DPI NSW) and Greg Summerell (DECC) to discuss INFFER in NSW (Anna)
17-18 December 2008North Central CMA workshops to initiate investment planning for 2009-10 (Jen and Geoff)
15 December 2008Meeting to finalise Biodiversity Tools review with Brendan Wintle, University of Melbourne (Geoff)
12 December 2008North Central CMA meeting to train staff on in the application of INFFER (Geoff and Jen)
10 December 2008We learned that two days ago the Australian Government included INFFER on the web site for Caring for our Country, suggesting it as a planning tool for groups preparing funding proposals. See http://www.nrm.gov.au/business-plan/project-planning.html
10 December 2008Meeting with managers in Natural Resources Division of DSE, Victoria (Anna, Dave, Geoff)
10 December 2008Meeting with Deborah Peterson and Gavan Dwyer, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria (Dave, Geoff)
10 December 2008Meeting with John Burley, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria (Geoff, Dave)
10 December 2008Meeting with Sustainable Irrigation Program of DSE in Melbourne. (Anna, Dave, Geoff)
9 December 2008North Central CMA meeting to plan the investment process and staff training requirements (Geoff and Jen)
4 December 2008Meeting with Murray Darling Basin Commission, with Simon Russell (MDBC) and Murray Chapman (consultant) (Anna)
2 December 2008Meet Ken Wallace, Department of Environment and Conservation, WA, to discuss biodiversity. (Dave, Maksym)
1 December 2008Phone meeting with policy officers in the Department of Primary Industries, NSW, to discuss INFFER. (Anna, Dave, Geoff)
1-5 December 2008Ecological Society of Australia conference (Geoff, Alexei). Geoff presented a paper titled "Investing in biodiversity: a CMA perspective."
27-28 November 2008Meetings and field tour with Environment Waikato, NZ (Anna, Graeme, Jen, Alexei, Olga)
26 November 2008Phone meeting with the INCREMENT project team to discuss the relationship between the two projects. (Dave)
25 November 2008INFFER briefing to Corangamite CMA Regional Investment Committee and subsequent approval for regional application (Geoff)
24 November 2008Presented to Senior Officers Group (from each of the relevant state government departments) regarding INFFER and its use in Western Australia.
19 November 2008Meeting with DSE, Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (Geoff, Jen, Alexei)
19 November 2008DSE meeting for Regional Catchment Strategy Guidelines (Geoff, Jen)
18 November 2008West Gippsland CMA meeting to brief staff on the implementation of INFFER and which scale INFFER will be trialled at (Jenny and Geoff)
17 November 2008Ran workshop with the six NRM regional bodies in Western Australia to provide next phase of training in INFFER. (Dave and Geoff)
14 November 2008Ran national symposium on "Understanding Practice Change by Farmers" at University of Melbourne. See www.ruralpracticechange.org. (Dave and Fay)
1 November 2008Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry makes submission to Senate Inquiry into Natural Resource Management in which is makes extensive reference to INFFER and indicates that it is likely to be used in some way in the Caring for our Country program in future.
13 November 2008North Central CMA irrigation meeting (Geoff, Anna, Jen, Alexei)
12 November 2008FFI CRC meeting to discuss INFFER branding etc. (Anna)
11 November 2008Lachlan CMA teleconference to discuss implementation of INFFER (Geoff, Jen, Anna, Dave)
10 November 2008Briefing Corangamite CMA senior staff on INFFER and its trial application (Geoff and Jenny)
7 November 2008Presentation at DSE Research-Policy conference (Anna)
7 November 2008Lachlan CMA teleconference to discuss implementation of INFFER (Jen)
4 November 2008Dave interviewed on ABC Radio National's "Australia Talks" program, on environmental triage
27-28 October 2008Meeting with Kangaroo Island NRM group to discuss use of INFFER (Anna, Geoff and Jen)
24-25 October 2008Anna's 50th birthday and party (Anna, Geoff, Jen, Sally) - Dave forsook to go to Canada!
24-25 October 2008Presentation at Canadian Agricultural Economics Society workshop 'What makes agricultural economics research relevant for policy advice?', Ottawa, Canada (Dave)
23 October 2008Two presentations for Policy Research Initiative, Ottawa, Canada, on "Australian Environmental Policy" and "Policy Mechanism Choice" (Dave)
22 October 2008Seminar, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 'Connecting research to policy: Why is it so hard? What can you do?' (Dave)
22 October 2008Victorian Catchment Management Council -overview of INFFER (Anna)
21-22 October 2008Bio-risk workshop with North Central CMA (Jen and Alexei)
20 October 2008Presentation at Symposium: 'Role of Economics in Public Policy', Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (Dave)
20 October 2008Meeting with Corangamite CMA, Castlemaine, to discuss the use of INFFER (Geoff and Jen)
16 October 2008INFFER Review workshop with North Central CMA involving CMA staff and key DSE policy directors (Anna and Geoff)
15 October 2008DPI meeting with Geoff Kaine, Fiona Johnston, Ian Dreher, Angela Avery and Anna to discuss INFFER and DPI's Policy Choice Framework
15 October 2008WA regions phone conference to discuss progress with implementation of INFFER assets and progress with planning (Geoff and Jen)
10 October 2008Dave presents evidence to the Senate Inquiry into Natural Resource Management hearings in Perth.
10 October 2008Field trip to St. Arnaud with Lindsay Ezard (DPI North Central) and April Curatolo (North Central CMA) to see the results of actions taken to restore biodiversity assets on agricultural land in the Avon-Richardson catchment (Geoff & Alexei).
9 October 2008Seminar for Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology, "National Natural Resource Policy - Past, Present and Future", Perth, (Dave)
9 October 2008Meeting with North East CMA, Wodonga, to assets and progress with planning (Anna, Geoff, Jen and Alexei)
Teleconference with Lachlan CMA to assess progress with implementation of INFFER and provide assistance and advice (Geoff and Jen)
8 October 2008Meeting with Goulburn Broken CMA, Shepparton, to discuss using INFFER (Anna, Geoff and Alexei)
7 October 2008Invited by Australian Govt to meeting in Canberra to review Outcome Statements and draft business plan for "Caring for our Country" program (Dave)
2 October 2008Teleconference with Lachlan CMA to assess progress with implementation of INFFER and provide assistance and advice (Geoff and Jen)
1 October 2008Meeting with DPI Invasive species branch, Melbourne, to discuss INFFER (Geoff and Jen)
WA regions phone conference to discuss progress with implementation of INFFER assets and progress with planning (Geoff and Jen)
29 September 2008New team member, Maksym Polyakov, commences. Maksym will focus on bio-economic modelling to inform future versions of INFFER.
26 September 2008Seminar at UWA about linking research to policy (Dave)
26 September 2008Meeting with Prof Concetta Vazzana, Dr Cesari Pacini, University of Florence for INFFER overview and to assess interest in applying (Anna, Olga)
26 September 2008Community workshop for Lachlan CMA, Grenfell, on selecting high priority assets (Geoff and Jen)
25 September 2008Meeting with Swan Catchment Council, Perth, to discuss INFFER (Dave)
25 September 2008Training day for Lachlan CMA staff, Forbes, on INFFER (Geoff and Jen)
24 September 2008Meeting with WA Rangelands NRM group, Bendigo, to discuss implementation of INFFER (Geoff and Jen)
23 September 2008Briefing to West Gippsland CMA Board on INFFER, Sale. Board recommend the CMA implement INFFER. (Geoff and Jen)
19 September 2008North East CMA meeting, Wodonga, to assist biodiversity group to develop asset project information (Geoff, Jen and Alexei)
19 September 2008Teleconference with Lachlan CMA to assess progress with implementation of INFFER and provide assistance and advice (Geoff and Jen)
17 September 2008Meeting with Swan Catchment Council, Perth, to discuss INFFER (Dave)
16 September 2008CERF Conference (DEWHA), Canberra. Presentation on INFFER and panel discussion on Caring for our Country (Dave)
15 September 2008Alexei Rowles commences. Alexei will focus on developing the biodiversity decision framework to underpin INFFER.
12 September 2008Teleconference with Lachlan CMA to assess progress with implementation of INFFER and provide assistance and advice (Geoff and Jen)
10 September 2008Training day on INFFER for regional NRM bodies in WA (Dave, Geoff and Jenny)
5 September 2008Teleconference with Lachlan CMA to assess progress with implementation of INFFER and provide assistance and advice (Geoff and Jen)
3 September 2008Teleconference with Lachlan CMA to discuss options for implementation of INFFER (Anna, Geoff and Jen)
1 September 2008Dave presents INFFER and Public: Private Benefits Framework to WWF (WA).
29 August 2008Dave present a seminar on the link between science and policy to School of Animal Biology at UWA
28 August 2008Dave outline INFFER to Conservation Biology staff and students at UWA
28 August 2008Meeting with North Central CMA staff, Bendigo, to discuss application of INFFER in irrigation reconfiguration (Geoff and Jen)
26 August 2008Phone conference with DSE staff to discuss review of Landcare (Anna, Geoff and Jen)
22 August 2008Meeting with three Tasmanian NRM regions to discuss overview and interest in INFFER (Geoff, Anna)
21 August 2008Dave meet with regional NRM CEOs in WA to discuss INFFER. Agree to support them using INFFER in a rapid process this year, and to provide a training day
21 August 2008Meeting with North Central CMA, Bendigo, to review assets and progress with planning (Anna, Geoff and Jen)
20 August 2008Dave presents at Productivity Commission "Roundtable" on improving the cost-effectiveness of public investment in the environment.
19 August 2008Dave and Anna attend the dinner for the Eureka Prizes in Sydney. Our SIF3 project is a finalist for the Environmental Research award. We didn't win.
19 August 2008Seminar and meetings at DSE Victoria (Dave, Anna, Geoff and Jenny)
12-14 August 2008Anna, Jenny, Olga meet with Graeme Doole to discuss water quality aspects of INFFER Anna. Commence developing an 'assets-threats-management options'
11 August 2008Anna meets with North East CMA land asset project assessment group in Wangaratta
11 August 2008New team member, Olga Vigiak, commences. Olga will focus on the development of water quality decision framework to underpin INFFER
7 August 2008Dave presents at ABARE workshop on planning and prioritising environmental projects.
5-7 August 2008Tour of Lachlan region in NSW, to meet with stakeholders and learn about local environmental assets (Anna, Jenny, Geoff and Dave)
30 July 2008Geoff, Anna, Jen - North East CMA 'top 20' asset shortlist workshop
24 July 2008Dave, Anna, Geoff and Jen meet with policy makers and with irrigation and river staff within DSE Victoria
24 July 2008Dave and Anna meet with advisors to Australian Government ministers for environment, agriculture and water
1 July 2008Jen - meeting with Andrew Hodges Investment Manager, Invasive Plants and Animals Branch to discuss INFFER
25 June 2008Anna, Dave and Geoff - Canberra meeting on Bayesian Decision Networks with members of Landscape Logic project
25 June 2008Anna, Dave and Geoff - meeting at DAFF to discuss Caring for our Country
25 June 2008Anna and Dave- meeting at DEWHA with CERF program managers
17 June 2008Geoff, Dave, Fay - SWCC salinity reference group meeting to determine 'top 20' asset shortlist
10-11 June 2008Geoff, Anna - North East CMA INFFER training and field trip to Lower Ovens Catchment
4-5 June 2008Geoff and Jen - SWCC community workshops to determine priority assets
27 May 2008Geoff and Jen - training of INFFER project officer and field trip/project planning Lachlan CMA
21-22 May 2008Geoff, Jen, Dave, Anna - Biodiversity expert workshop - Melbourne
20 May 2008Meeting in Canberra with joint team/DAFF regarding Caring for our Country outcomes, Great Barrier Reef and Sustainable Farm Practices
15 May 2008Anna, Geoff and Jen - meeting with North East CMA to plan field trip and training
7 May 2008Anna, Geoff, Jen meeting with North Central CMA staff to plan next steps for INFFER
1 May 2008Dave and Anna meeting with DEWHA, DAFF, BRS and ABARE in Canberra - briefings on INFFER and discussions about Caring for our Country program
22-25 April 2008INFFER UWA post-doc interviews by Dave, Anna and others
31 March-3 April 2008The team presented seven papers at the Second International Salinity Forum, Adelaide.
28 March 2008Geoff and Jen ran training for Lachlan CMA staff in INFFER
25 March 2008Presentation by Geoff and Jen to West Gippsland CMA, CEO and senior management team
18 March 2008Anna - meeting with Geoff Robinson, North East CMA
13 March 2008Presentation by David at Integrated Landscape Science meeting in Adelaide
10-11 March 2008Meetings with South West Catchment Council to discuss implementation of SIF3. Tour of region to view some salt-affected assets.
7 March 2008Seminar by David, 'Environmental policy for "lifestyle" rural landholders', School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia.
5 March 2008Presentation on UWA economic research, including INFFER, at Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Canberra.
19 February 2008SIF3 discussed during Senate Estimate hearing for Standing Committee on Environment, Communications and the Arts.
14-15 February 2008Workshop with NSW DPI training staff to commence development of training materials
13 February 2008Meeting with Lachlan CMA in NSW to discuss their application of INFFER
8 February 2008Presentation by David of two papers at the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society annual conference in Canberra. One paper on focus group results and the other on the public: private framework.
5 February 2008Meetings with Deborah Peterson (DPI), Kimberley Dripps (DSE) and a group at DSE to discuss the project results and future directions
24 January 2008Workshop with the Natural Resource Management Committee of the North Central CMA, to select priorities for their new investment plan
10-11 January 2008Workshop with Managers of North Central Catchment Management Authority to develop management actions and assess feasibility of protecting assets
20 December 2007Workshop with Managers of North Central Catchment Management Authority to develop asset assessment sheets
17 December 2007Meeting with Ron Harris, Executive Director, and Sze Flett, Manager Sustainable Landscapes of the Catchment Agriculture Services division DPI
13 December 2007Meeting of SIF3 project team in Perth to mark completion of the SIF3 project. Review entire project and key lessons learnt.
10 December 2007Meet South Coast NRM senior staff to discuss process for taking forward the SIF3 recommendations
7 December 2007Presentation by Jenny to Dryland Managers of Victorian Central Catchment Management Authorities to develop understanding of INFFER
30 November 2007Anna and Geoff meet with and present to the Board of Lachlan CMA in NSW
26 November 2007Presentation to Natural Resource Management Committee of North Central CMA
16 November 2007Workshop with CEO, Managers of North Central CMA to identify high priority assets
15 November 2007Provide report of draft SIF3 recommendations to South Coast NRM
12 November 2007Meeting of Jenny with Tim Shannahan, Team Leader Irrigation, North Central CMA
Nov 2007 to Feb 2008Intensive engagement with North Central CMA as it adopts and applies INFFER to its entire investment portfolio
12 November 2007Complete first draft of document describing INFFER version 1.
2 November 2007Anna (with support from Dave) presented to North Central CMA board on outcomes from SIF3 and future directions with INFFER
31 October 2007Anna participated in meeting of North Central CMA staff to review project outcomes and consider future directions
31 October 2007Presentation by Jenny to managers and staff of West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority
23 October 2007Presentation by David at CERF Conference, Canberra
22 October 2007Meeting with senior NRM managers in the Australian Government
19 October 2007Presentation by Jenny to Senior Executives and managers of Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority
15 October 2007Presentation by David to special meeting of CEOs of WA regional NRM bodies
5 October 2007Presentation by Anna and David to the NSW Natural Resources Commission, Sydney.
5 October 2007Presentation by David and Anna to Department of Environment and Climate Change, NSW.
4 October 2007Meeting with NSW Department of Primary Industries and Department of Environment and Climate Change about NRM decision making and monitoring.
27 September 2007Meeting with Board, community reps and senior staff of North East Catchment Management Authority to discuss future partnership
26 September 2007Meeting of Jenny with Rohan Hogan, Technical Specialist Irrigation, North Central CMA
12 September 2007Presentation by Jenny to managers of Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority and Department of Primary Industries
10 September 2007Meeting of Jenny at Mallee Catchment Management Authority with Jo Latta, Manager Land
4 September 2007Presentation by David to Natural Resource Management Council in Perth.
28 August 2007Presentation by Jenny to CEO and Senior Executives of Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority
21 August 2007Presentation by Jenny to Senior Executives of North East Catchment Management Authority
17 August 2007Seminar by David at UWA, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
15-16 August 2007Workshop with DPI CAS and North Central CMA in Lancefield, Vic on implications of our work for extension planning and practice (Anna, Geoff, David and Jenny)
7 August 2007Presentation by David at Land Reference Group of South Coast NRM, Bremer Bay
6 August 2007Lecture by David at UWA on extension, including implications of the Public:Private Framework.
3 August 2007Meeting of SIF3 steering committee of South Coast NRM
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