The Lonsdale Systems Group is a community of people interested in improving natural resource management (NRM) in Victoria. Participants come from a diverse range of backgrounds, including private landholders, Landcare groups, state government, regional NRM agencies, local government, academia, and community volunteers. Between 2015-2017 five workshops were held under the banner of a systemic co-inquiry into NRM governance in Victoria. A systemic co-inquiry is a facilitated process that brings people together around a situation of concern using systems practices. The process is designed to enable emergence of ideas and opportunities for improving the situation. Nearly 50 participants engaged in exploring the systems of NRM governance they are involved in; to better understand how things work now, to explore opportunities for improvement and to negotiate and undertake actions to achieve that improvement. The philanthropic Helen Macpherson Smith Trust supported the final three workshops of the initial round of inquiry. This report is a re packaging of the report made to that Trust.
|Place of Publication||Albury|
|Publisher||Institute for Land, Water and Society Charles Sturt University|
|Commissioning body||Helen Macpherson Smith Trust|
|Number of pages||30|
|Publication status||Published - 31 Mar 2020|
Mackay, M., Colliver, R., Wallis, P. J., Ison, R., Davidson, S., & Allan, C. (2020). Opportunities for improving NRM governance in Victoria: A report of a systemic co-inquiry 2015-2017 Report No. 138. Institute for Land, Water and Society Charles Sturt University.