The SQNNSW Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub received funding from the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund and is offering a scholarship for research projects that align with the Future Drought Fund's overarching mission.
The successful applicant’s research project will align with identifying the needs of First Nations Traditional Owner groups and right holders, knowledge sharing around drought responses, resilience to drought and impact of drought on social and emotional wellbeing. The recipient will have an enhanced knowledge of drought and its effects on First Nations communities in Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales.
The SQNNSW Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub aims to build drought resilience across our communities. Hub Member organisations in which our Nodes are based include:
• Longreach – Remote Area Planning and Development Board
• Roma – Southern Queensland Landscapes
• Stanthorpe – Queensland College of Wine Tourism / USQ
• Narrabri – North West Local Land Services
• Armidale – University of New England
• Lismore – Southern Cross University
Opportunities may exist to connect applicant’s research to other areas within the Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales area working with other Hub Partner organisations.