Research activities

Our campus is home to significant research expertise in areas such as freshwater ecology, resource management, and ageing in regional communities. Find a research expert

Key research activity

The Murray–Darling Freshwater Research Centre

The Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre (MDFRC) is a research joint venture between La Trobe, CSIRO, the Murray-Darling Basin Authority and the Federal Government’s Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, People and Community. The MDFRC generates research into the environmental management and assets of the Murray-Darling Basin. The centre is on the Mildura and Albury-Wodonga campuses.

John Richards Initiative

The John Richards Initiative (JRI) leads research and innovation into rural and regional aged care.

Centre for Water Policy and Management

The Centre for Water Policy and Management (CWPM) is an applied research organisation dedicated to improving our understanding of water policy and management choices and the impact of those choices on water users.