Tropical Savannas CRC Cooperative Research Centres Natural Heritage Trust
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of Northern Australia


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Unique wildlife, stunning landscapes and vibrant communities. Explore the challenges, mysteries and beauties of the top third of the Australian continent.

Savanna Information

This website developed from work undertaken by the Tropical Savannas Cooperative Research Centre, which began writing, collecting and presenting information about Australia's savannas on its website in 1998 — one of Australia's least understood and perhaps most underrated regions.

In the intervening years, the CRC also played its part in discovering more about the savannas: including its landscape and ecology, the challenges facing its industries — particularly those in natural resource management — and its communities, often far-flung and under-resourced.

In 2006, the CRC, with support from the Natural Heritage Trust, launched this website to provide an overview of northern Australia's savannas. We also have specialist websites for NRM and fire managers and school students. Use the Navigation Wheel above right to access these sites.

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