Our Work

The Ecosystem Science Council provides authoritative, expert advice for the Australian people about Australia’s environments and solutions based on the scientific community consensus of the most up-to-date science available.

Long term national plan for ecosystem science

Foundations for the future: a long-term plan for Australian ecosystem science defines the vision, key directions and priorities for a national ecosystem science capability that will enable Australia to understand and effectively manage its ecosystems for decades to come. Developed collaboratively through extensive national consultation across 2013-2014, the document was officially launched on 15 July 2014

Position statements, policy briefs and technical reports

Long term research needs long term funding (position statement)

Enabling ecosystem surveillance (summary)

Taking our environmental pulse (policy brief)

Taking our environmental pulse -a strategy for monitoring ecosystems in Australia (technical report)

Election statements

2019 Australia election message