National Environmental Research Program

National Environmental Research Program

What's new

New programme for environmental and climate science

The amalgamation of the National Environmental Research Programme and Australian Climate Change Science Programme into the National Environmental Science Programme was announced in the 2014-15 Budget.

The new programme will provide greater cohesion between environmental and climate science.

Details about the new programme are expected to be announced shortly.

Comments on future environmental research investment

The Department thanks interested groups and individuals for their input on environmental research priorities.

All comments received have been considered in the development of future research priorities for the National Environmental Science Programme.

Using science to inform environmental policy

The National Environmental Research Program invests $20 million each year in environmental research to support decision making.

Research Hubs

Information, including program guidelines and research questions, can be found here.


National Environmental Research Program
Department of the Environment
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: 02 6274 2589