Greening Australia and the Exchange team acknowledge the assistance and input of a large number of people who contributed to the development of Native Vegetation and Property Management.
The authors, Toni Tyson-Doneley, Julie Hinchliffe and Jann Williams, have provided contributions above and beyond the call of duty in order to make this publication as comprehensive and useful as possible. The Project Management Committee, which guided the development of the publication including: David Freudenberger (CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems), Jim Donaldson and Phil Pritchard (Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry), Stewart Noble (Department of the Environment and Heritage) and Jason Alexandra (Land & Water Australia).
Lisa Robins provided the team with the concept and model on which to base the guides as well as moral support and guidance in their ongoing development.
The following people reviewed and commented on draft material in order to ensure that the resulting products are accurate and as comprehensive as possible:
- The Australian Government Biodiversity Facilitator Network including: Peter Hazell (ACT), Clare Carlton (NSW), Annie Keys (Qld), Ben Hyde (SA), Ruth Temple-Smith (Tas), Peter Wilcock (Vic), Neil Riches (WA), and Melissa Morley and Margot Sharp (Australian Government Capacity Building Team).
- Our technical reviewers, Sue McIntyre (CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems), Geoff Park (North Central Catchment Management Authority), and Nick Reid (University of New England).
- State Agency staff including: David Shorthouse (Environment ACT), Neil Bennett (NSW Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources), Brett Easton (NT Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment), Andrea Leverington (Qld Department of Natural Resources and Mines), Peter Butler (SA Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Services), Stephen Harris (Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries and Environment), Karyn Bosomworth, Adam Hood, Ben Carr, Jo Greenwood and Beth Jones (Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment), and Ken Atkins and Ken Wallace (WA Department of Conservation and Land Management).
- Kathy Eyles (Upper Murrumbidgee Catchment Coordinating Committee), Marie Waschka and Gary Allan (Murray-Darling Basin Commission), Rosemary Lott (Rural Industry Research and Development Corporation), Steve Cork, Gillian Whiting and Jason Alexandra (Land & Water Australia); Chris Williams (Trust for Nature Victoria), Warren Mason (Meat & Livestock Australia), Emmo Willinck (NSW Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources), John Kanowski (Griffith University), Maggie Nightingale and Mark Butz.
- Greening Australia State staff including: Brian Cumberland (ACT & SE NSW), Cherrie Wilson (NSW), Lesley Alford (NT), Bruce Williams (Qld), Todd Berkinshaw (SA), Sebastian Burgess (Tas), Jim Robinson (Vic) and Shaun Malloy (WA).
- Participants in the workshop held with the National Dryland Salinity Program in Dubbo on 29 July 2004.
- Those organisations and publishers who have supplied material, graphics, and reproduction approval for material in this report and the associated CD-ROM.