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The National Taxonomy Research Grant Program focuses on support for training and/or recruitment of taxonomists, especially for research on critical taxonomic groups. Applications close 1 November 2013.
01
Aug
2013
Up to 300 gigalitres of Commonwealth environmental water is being provided to help improve water quality and flush salt and nutrients from the Murray River, improving conditions for native plants, fish and water birds particularly in the Lower Lakes and the Coorong.
01
Aug
2013
Announcement of the reappointment of Professor Carmen Lawrence.
30
Jul
2013
The only known wreck of a Japanese pearling mother-ship in Australian waters will be protected by a 200 hectare Protected Zone.
28
Jul
2013
Environmental water is being deliver to a range of inner-floodplain native plant communities in the marshes such as reed beds and water couch meadows while supporting migratory waterbirds and native fish and keeping waterbird colony sites healthy.
22
Jul
2013

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