Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject the central concern is natural resource management and landuse management within the framework of catchment management theory and practice. Using case studies and field work undertaken via intensive workshops we aim to develop knowledge and skills in the management of landuse and development so that: areas suitable for accommodating development are identified and inappropriate development is prevented; salinity is reduced; sustainable landuse is encouraged; pest plants and animals are controlled; and drainage and stormwater run-off are controlled.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTrevor Budge

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in a postgraduate Planning program. Students enrolled in ACCPD or AGCPD or AMCPD


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEcology of fresh waters: man and medium, past to futurePrescribedMoss, B.3RD EDN, BLACKWELL 1998
ReadingsRiver management: the Australian experience,PrescribedBrizga, J. & Findlayson, B. (eds)JOHN WILEY & SONS 1999

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Week 47-09, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTrevor Budge

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 47 - 09
Three 6.5 hours field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 47 to week 09 and delivered via blended.
"Field trip includes lectures and workshops"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 47 - 09
One 6.5 hours lecture/workshop other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 47 to week 09 and delivered via blended.
"One day intensive lecture/workshop on campus"


Assessment elementComments%
1 x 2000 word essay40
1 x 3000 word written commentary and presentation of field work results and analysis60