Role: As the Catchment Partnerships Coordinator for the Cardwell/Murray and Hinchinbrook areas, Jacqui works with a broad range of the community including landholders, industry, traditional pwners, organisations, community groups, research institutions, government and individuals to achieve positive natural resource management (NRM) outcomes. This includes the facilitation of collaborative partnerships, provision of technical advice, planning and prioritization, knowledge brokering, networking and supporting local NRM initiatives.
Background: Jacqui studied animal and vet bioscience at university and worked for an environmental contracting and consultancy company in Western Melbourne in her spare time. There she developed her passion for sustainable conservation and environmental management, specialising in threatened species and fire management. She has been working in this sector for eight years, of which the last 18 months she has spent with Terrain.