Policy Contributions To Environmental Risk Management - Matching Policy To The Rangeland Environment

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Hacker, R.B.
Australian Rangeland Society
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It is argued that current policy settings in relation to land administration, drought, taxation and other financial measures (e.g. Farm Management Deposits) do not provide an adequate framework for the management of environmental risk in the rangelands. A particular deficiency is the lack of policies or measures that discourage short term profit taking and promote longer term environmental outcomes, directly relate assistance to those outcomes, and actively encourage learning and adaptation by land managers. ...
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13th Biennial Conference of the Australian Rangeland Society, Alice Springs
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Monday, July 5, 2004
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Conference Paper
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Use this form to cite paper: Anderson, L., van Klinken,R.D.,and Shepherd, D. (2008). Aerially surveying Mesquite (Prosopis spp.) in the Pilbara. In: ‘A Climate of Change in the Rangelands. Proceedings of the 15thAustralian Rangeland Society Biennial Conference’. (Ed. D. Orr) 4 pages. (Australian Rangeland Society: Australia).
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Includes full-text resources emanating from a complete set of Australian Rangelands Society Proceedings, journal articles from The Rangelands Journal (published by CSIRO Publishing for the Australian Rangelands Society), videos and other resources abou the extensive rangelands of Australia.